The Newport Warming Shelter will be opening Wedneday just ahead of some heavy rain due to arrive. The shelter is opening at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds off NE 3rd and Harney.
Shelter Manager Traci Goff Flowers says the shelter will be open Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6pm to 7am. They’re looking for volunteers to help supervise from 6p to 10pm, then 10pm to 7am.
They’re also looking for donations of meals, paper plates, plastic eating utensils, plastic cups, coffee, apple cider, other juices and milk. Donations can be dropped off ANYTIME at TCB Security at 4909 So. Coast Highway (south of the bridge) as well as TCB’s old headquarters at 437 NE First from 9AM-4PM.
For more information call 541 265 1974 (corrected).