Cottage Grove Warming Center Open

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The warming center in Cottage Grove is open Wednesday night. Organizers involved with Beds for Freezing Nights say Wednesday night through Friday night they’ll have spaces open at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Cottage Grove. It’s located at 1025 N. 19th Street in Cottage Grove. It will be … Continue reading »

Warming Center Seeks Volunteers

EUGENE, Ore. — The winter season is just around the corner, and temperatures are getting lower and lower. Wednesday, the Egan Warming Center is training volunteers for its mission to keep the homeless warm. Training kicks off at the Hosea Youth Site on Monroe Street. The center was inspired by homeless veteran Major Thomas Egan … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Open Fifth Day in a Row

EUGENE, Ore. — The recent surge of cold weather is keeping volunteers busy at the Egan Warming Centers, and they may not get a break for a couple more nights. The warming centers are set to open again Monday night. It’s the fifth day in a row the centers have been open, marking the longest … Continue reading »

Egan Warming Center Makes Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — It will be another cold night Friday and volunteers at the Egan Warming Centers are working to make sure the homeless population won’t be left out on the streets. The group missed out on a below-freezing night last week. Egan Warming Center coordinators and volunteers say they feel horrible about missing out … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Closed Despite Cold Temp

EUGENE, Ore. — Controversy is heating up over Egan Warming Centers. KEZI 9 News viewers called us asking how it could be that the centers remained closed Wednesday night despite temperatures being well below their stipulation of 30 degrees. The temperature dropped as low as 20 degrees–that’s the coldest it’s been in about a year. … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Closed Wednesday

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s going to be a pretty chilly outside Wednesday night, and those without homes in town are having to deal with the dropping temperatures. First Christian Church downtown is one of the locations for the Egan Warming Centers. Normally, folks would be heading through the front doors to warm shelter, but that … Continue reading »