Drop-in center will offer rest, food, safety for prostitutes

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 08, 2020 6:47 AM CT | Published: October 07, 2020 3:31 PM CT
<strong>Whitney Fullerton, administrative assistant of The Lisieux Community, sorts through donated clothes Oct. 7, 2020 to give to the prostitutes the nonprofit provides aid for.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Whitney Fullerton, administrative assistant of The Lisieux Community, sorts through donated clothes Oct. 7, 2020 to give to the prostitutes the nonprofit provides aid for. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

The transaction shows a typical real estate exchange: $225,000 for a property near Summer Avenue. But the plan for the building may be like nothing Memphis has seen before. 

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Summer Avenue prostitution sex workers nonprofits United Housing
Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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