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 have a safe and warm place to stay. There are six sites altogether, including in Eugene, Springfield and Fern Ridge, according to the group’s website.

The next volunteer training is Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Catholic Community Services, located at 1025 G Street in Springfield. Click here for more information.

If you can’t make it to Tuesday’s training, here is a list of the other dates:

Tuesday, Nov. 13, Valley River Assembly of God, 900 Robin Hood Ave, Eugene, 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 17, First Christian Church, 1166 Oak Street, Eugene from 10 a.m. to Noon

Tuesday, Nov. 20, Trinity United Methodist Church, 440 Maxwell Ave, Eugene, 6-7 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 24, Ebbert Memorial, 532 C Street, Springfield, 10 a.m.-Noon

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  1. desi says:

    how can i become a volunteer at the Egan Warming center. Is there an age limit? I am 18.

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