Egan Warming Center Set To Open Nov. 15

EUGENE, Ore. — The leaves are changing and the cold winds are blowing, but the Egan Warming Center┬áremains closed for now. St. Vincent de Paul says it will not be opening the warming centers yet even with overnight temperatures expected to drop. Charley Harvey, Associate Executive Director of St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County, … Continue reading »

More Valley Snow Expected

EUGENE, Ore. — A majority of Lane County woke up to white Thursday morning after a rain-snow mix covered most of the valley late Wednesday night into the morning. The snow totaled half an inch in some spots by 8 a.m. Thursday. At the passes, it nearly totaled a foot. With more wintry weather on … Continue reading »

Major Egan Remembered

EUGENE, Ore. — Four years ago Tuesday, Major Thomas Egan froze to death on the streets of Eugene. Members of St. Vincent de Paul and local churches remembered Major Egan. They say his death prompted change in the community, and now homeless people in Lane County have safe and warm places to sleep when temperatures … Continue reading »

Warming Shelters Prepare for Winter

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the time of year when it starts to get dangerously cold outside, especially for those with no roof over their heads. The Stormtracker 9 Weather Team says it’s going to be 33 degrees Friday night, but that’s not cold enough for the Egan Warming Centers to open. Starting Nov. 15, if … Continue reading »

Volunteers Needed for Warming Centers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The temperatures outside are getting colder these days, which means local warming centers are getting ready to open for the homeless. The Egan Warming Centers are preparing for the upcoming winter season by training new volunteers. The centers open at various times throughout the winter for the homeless in Lane County to … Continue reading »

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