Save Money in this Sunday's paper

comments

Red Cross Opens Warming Center for those without heat

Charlotte’s American Red Cross, along with Mecklenburg County and Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Management is opening a Warming Center Monday evening for those in the community who do not have heat.

The center will open 8:00 p.m. Monday and remain open through noon Tuesday at 618 North College Street, the site of the Mecklenburg County Homeless Resource Center in uptown Charlotte. Volunteer staff and security officers will be provided at the site.

Agency officials said they will assess on Tuesday whether to open the Warming Center again on Tuesday evening.

Temperatures in the single digits are expected Monday and Tuesday nights.

“We are opening the Warming Center to make sure everyone will be able to stay warm and safe during these wintry temperatures,” said Angela A. Broome, regional chief executive officer.

“Remember to check on elderly family members and neighbors, and those with illnesses who may be more susceptible to bitterly cold temperatures to make sure they have adequate heating and accommodations.”

Price: 704-358-5245
Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more



Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more


Quick Job Search
Salary Databases
Your 2 Cents
Share your opinion with our Partners
Learn More