COLD Friday: They’re cranking up another WARMING CENTER at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds! Need volunteers!
With a weather forecast predicting inclement weather tomorrow night, the newly formed Newport Inter-Christian Outreach homeless cooperative group is conducting a warming center Friday evening starting at 6pm at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, in Newport. The warming center will run all night and will have five volunteer shifts to serve and protect homeless individuals and families from the stormy weather.
Volunteers need for:
5pm-6pm, Set Up. Requires 2 to 3 volunteers to help.
5:45pm-11pm: Requires 3, at least one male.
10:45pm-3am: Requires 3, at least one male.
2:45am-6am: Requires 3, at least one male.
6am-7pm: Take Down. Requires 3 to assist.
Shift Volunteers are coordinated by Dave and Joann Williams. Call 434-258-1116 to sign up.
Food Server Volunteers are coordinated through Jim and Kathy Myers. Call 541-270-0892. Those who can donate food, drop it off at the fairgrounds by 5pm please. Dinner and breakfast foods are needed. Those wishing to work shifts that start at 5:45pm, 10:45pm or 2:45am, and who haven’t received volunteer training for the warming center are asked to stop by at 5pm, read the manual and sign a confidentiality agreement. Any questions? Call 541-272-4527.