BELMONT – Room At The Inn, a Charlotte nonprofit that has provided a safe haven for pregnant mothers and their children since 1994, broke ground Monday, June 20, on the first college-based maternity and after-care residential facility of its kind in the nation.

The agency is building the 10,000-square-foot home on 4 acres of land donated by the Benedictine Monks of Belmont Abbey and located adjacent to Belmont Abbey and the campus of Belmont Abbey College