Pastor Karen Perkins said the shelter was near capacity almost every day. “We were scrambling to find cots.”
Winter items that the shelters need include coats, hats, snowsuits, scarves and gloves.
Now that Resurrection Lutheran Church has its permit approved, it can start housing people when the weather gets below freezing.
It’s a last-minute move after a local nonprofit pulled out of their contract to operate the shelter
Two churches hosted pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Monday, April 26.
The economic strain caused by the COVID-19 crisis is forcing more people to look for help getting basic necessities like food.