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Amid debate, Route 1 homeless resource center hopes to expand
Amid debate, Route 1 homeless resource center hopes to expand

Each week, Melinda Becker spends hours of her time in the Fishbowl, folding clothes and sorting donations. The space, named for the glass walls that allow Becker to peer into the hallway as she does her organizing, is the repository for all of the clothing donations that find their way to the Day Resource Center, which provides services to the homeless on Route 1, near the Jessup-North Laurel border. Becker manages the center, which has offered warm meals, counseling, medical exams, a computer lab and more to Howard County's homeless population three days a week since 2008. Center volunteers also distribute clothing and dry foods to people in need. The Fishbowl was originally...

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