Cupcakes, croissants and hope: Lucy J’s Bakery provides work, job training for homeless

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: September 04, 2019 2:22 PM CT

The proprietors of Lucy J's Bakery are paying employees $15 an hour, a tall order for small businesses but one they say is paying dividends beyond profits.

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Dorothy Day House Josh Burgess Lucy J's Bakery Tracy Burgess

John Klyce

John Klyce is a freelance writer for The Daily Memphian.


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