Charlottes 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.
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