The Shelter serve the homeless as well as residents in the area who do not have heat in their homes. The Cold Weather Shelter opens 5 p.m. the night of the freeze, and remains open till guests leave at 7 a.m. following morning. We generally have between 30-45 guests.We always need food and volunteers. A group of 2 or 3 or an individual student is always welcome for each shift.
The shelter determine opening by KSAT 12 news weather forecast. With the forecast of freezing, we start sending out requests for volunteers and food by 12 noon that day.
Shifts are 4:30 to 7, and 7-10:30 or cleaning up following morning, 7-9:30 a.m.
Main opportunities for volunteering:
To be added to the list of available volunteers, text or call Rebecca Baker: 210-379-6266.
Additionally, they are always looking for warm jackets, blankets, tube hats, socks, and hygiene items.
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|At Walmart, engaging in our local communities is an important part of our culture. Working with GivePulse and its partner, Network for Good, WalmartGivesNWA will take place from June 8th to August 23rd. During this time, Walmart will match charitable contributions for eligible donations and volunteer hours serving eligible Northwest Arkansas nonprofits, subject to the below guidelines.|
|VOLUNTEERISM: Walmart will make a grant through GivePulse matching eligible volunteer hours by community members or associates equal to $10 in honor of each volunteer hour, up to a maximum total volunteer matching amount of $1,000,000. Details on eligibility of volunteer hours are below.|
|ASSOCIATE DONATION: Walmart will match completed eligible donations made by associates through GivePulse on a 2:1 basis during the WalmartGivesNWA timeframe, up to a maximum total donation matching amount of $1,000,000. Details on eligibility of matching donations are below.|
At Walmart, engaging in our local communities is an important part of our culture. Working with GivePulse and its partner, Network for Good, we aim to enable community members and associates to connect with causes they care about and to promote community cohesion in El Paso. We will make charitable contributions for eligible volunteer hours serving eligible El Paso nonprofits, subject to the below guidelines from November 14th through December 31st, 2019.
|VOLUNTEERISM: Walmart will make a grant through GivePulse matching eligible volunteer hours by associates equal to $10/volunteer hour and equal to $5/volunteer hour for community members. Details on eligibility of volunteer hours are below.|
The total volunteer matching maximum is $500,000. Walmart will not make additional matching grants for volunteer hours once the matching maximum has been reached.
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