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Amazon Turns Building Into Permanent Homeless Shelter

Amazon has created a permanent homeless shelter inside one of its headquarters buildings in Seattle. The eight-floor, 63,000-square-foot facility is kept separate from Amazon offices through private entrances and acoustical isolation. The shelter is housing 50 families in private rooms, but eventually will accommodate up to 100 families at the facility, with an anticipated 1,000 families per year being helped.

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