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Salvation Army opens up as 24-hour temporary warming shelter to help those in need



ABILENE, TX – The Salvation Army of Abilene, located at 1726 Butternut Street, opened its doors this week to serve the needy as a warming station.

“The Salvation Army turns into a weather center when cold weather like this comes in,” said Salvation Army Captain Joshua McKain.

The temporary warming center will be open 24 hours until the cold snap ends. The homeless and needy will be given 3 meals a day. They will also have access to winter clothing.

Cots will be set up at night while maintaining social distancing.

The Salvation Army is asking for donations from the public. They need cold weather gear like coats, hats and gloves. They are also asking for financial donations.

You can drop off your donations at 1726 Butternut in Abilene.