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Cold Weather Announcement

Posted on January 1, 2018

With our first cold snap of 2018, we are offering resources to the homeless families with children and families without adequate heat. If you or someone you know is in need of shelter, we are prepared with warm resources and motel vouchers as available.

Clothing donations are accepted and appreciated for socks, coats, hats, gloves, scarfs, sweatshirts, undergarments and pants for men, women and children. Donations can be dropped off at our Thrift Store donation box located on 2101 N. Florida Ave. Tampa.

Here is the list of the homeless shelters which will be open in Tampa Bay area by Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative and it's partners:

Brandon Community Center, 510 E. Sadie St. in Brandon
Opens at 6 p.m. for individuals and families
Phone: (813) 635-8179

Jackson Springs Recreation Center, 8620 Jackson Springs Road in Town 'N Country
Opens at 6 p.m. for individuals and families
Phone: (813) 554-5004

Hands of Hope Outreach at New Hope @ the Cornerstone, 310 N. Collins St. in Plant City
Opens at 6 p.m. for individuals and families
Phone: (813) 323-4013

Wimauma Senior Center, 5714 North St. in Wimauma
Opens at 6 p.m. for individuals and families
Phone: (813) 671-7672

Metropolitan Ministries, 2106 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa
This location is where families go for motel vouchers before 5 p.m.
After hours phone: (813) 209-1077

Salvation Army, 1514 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa
Open now for adult
After hours phone: (813) 221-4440

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