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This Months Issue
September 2014

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Bishop Dudley Hospitality House progress being made
by - 9/11/2014

The goal to have the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House ready for guests in the new year remains on track.

Demolition within the structure at 101 N. Indiana in Sioux Falls is nearly complete, meaning construction of the interior space can begin.

The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House will provide overnight emergency shelter, daytime services and a more coordinated approach to serving the homeless and those in need. The diocese has served as the coordinator for development of the House, assisted by many service providers who bring their expertise to the effort.

Fundraising to complete the facility, create an operating fund and longer term endowment has drawn support from businesses and individuals. Of the $3.85 million needed to renovate the space and create the operating fund, over $2 million has been raised. In addition there is an initial $3M endowment goal with $1,012,643 pledged to date from five future estate gifts.

Fiegen Construction has been selected as the construction manager. A team led by Co-Op Architecture is providing the architectural & engineering design.

A series of open house opportunities has been held for potential supporters and volunteers, including Christian church leaders.

Opportunities to learn more about the Bishop Dudley Hospitality House, including ways to donate, can be found at