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My Turn: Addressing Juneau's bed shortage The flu season is approaching, but I am confident Juneau can deal with this. Let's figure out how. Mariya Lovishchuk has been living in Juneau since 2000 and is the executive director of the Glory Hole, a homeless shelter and soup...
Growth through gardening

...and improving the appearance at the downtown emergency homeless shelter. If you ask Nyssen or Glory Hole director Mariya Lovishchuk, there's a lot more to it than that."Ever since we had the garden, the space around the Glory Hole really...
Community rallies with 'roof-raiser' efforts

...with a strong presence at The Glory Hole, said the executive director of the downtown emergency homeless shelter, Mariya Lovishchuk. In addition to the shelter's board meeting at NLUC, they see a lot of support from the church at the shelter...
Weatherization cuts Glory Hole's utility costs in half

...Juneau's homeless shelter and soup kitchen have led to some big savings in 2013.Glory Hole Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said an initial assessment by professors with the University of Alaska Southeast's construction technology program...
Glory Hole to host Empty Bowls fundraiser

...Empty Bowls" event next Sunday. Judging from the success of past events, the bar will be high.Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said they are hoping to raise $37,000 at the event, which usually nets around $28,000 to $35,000 and makes...
Shelter in need of last-minute giving time for Christmas. Any time before New Year's Day donations would happily be accepted.Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk said the Glory Hole is about $40,000 shy of its budgeted goal, leaving her just a week before she'll have to...
Glory Hole 100 Thanksgiving turkeys short of goal

...138 families to go before they finish distributing the meal boxes next Tuesday. According to Executive Director Mariya Lovishchuk, they have enough turkeys right now to get through half of Thursday, thanks to a large, last-minute donation...
Fresh start for Front Street Clinic

...keep the clinic open for an additional six months, allowing community members like Glory Hole executive director Mariya Lovishchuk the time to figure out the next steps.Now, with barely a month before Front Street Clinic's ties with SEARHC...
Clearing the PATH to independence

...find and maintain steady housing, but the path for each person will be different. Glory Hole executive director Mariya Lovishchuk said with the PATH Program and a partnership with St. Vincent de Paul, the number of people moving into permanent...
Empire Editorial: Front Street Clinic: Blessings and uncertainties

...of mental health drugs, not to mention the identification of issues more life threatening. Glory Hole Director Mariya Lovishchuk deserves a big high five... more than that, actually. In mere days she rallied the likes of doctors, she appealed...


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