New Sisters Cold Weather Shelter seeks volunteers

Sisters cold weather shelter to open

SISTERS, Ore. - The Cold Weather Shelter is entirely powered by amazing volunteers! And in an announcement released Tuesday, they said, "We NEED your HELP!"

Here's the rest of that announcement:

We can’t keep this shelter open without volunteers! Please sign up for a monitoring shift (training will be provided) or to deliver a meal for our shelter guests. Volunteers can select a shift via the link on the Sisters Cold Weather Shelter FB page or leave a message at (541) 639-7321

Volunteer shifts: 5pm-12am & 12am-7am, we will need two volunteers per shift

Location: For the month of January, the Shelter will be hosted by Sisters Westside Church located at 442 Trinity Way in Sisters, Or.

Contact: Please call (541) 639-7321 or visit the Sisters Cold Weather Shelter FB page daily to learn if the shelter will be open and for location. This message will be updated every day by 2 p.m. during the months of Jan/Feb/March.

Shelter Co-Chairs: Lois Kaping, Sisters Westside Church and Ron Gregg, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran

Open: All nights below 32 degrees, 6pm-7am. Lights out at 10pm

Serving: Anyone in need of a warm and safe space including men, women and families

Provided: Sleeping mat, bedding, blankets, board games, books and movies. Volunteers may provide meals, when available.  

The Sisters community has come together to provide warmth and shelter for those in need during the coldest nights this winter. On all nights below 32 degrees the shelter will be open from 6pm – 7am. Each month, the shelter will be housed at a different facility. Sisters Westside Church will host the shelter for January and Sisters Community Church will host for February, a March location will be updated when one has been secured.

 This is a non-denominational shelter, EVERYONE in need of a safe and warm space is welcome. 

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