Red Cross Opens Warming Shelters

Red Cross volunteer helping lady in a shelter

American Red Cross workers are opening shelters and warming centers for people affected by the extreme cold, and working with local emergency officials to respond if needed as temperatures reach record lows.

The American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio will be opening warming centers in the following locations at 5:00 p.m.  on Monday, January 6, 2014 for anyone in need:

o East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Avenue, Toledo
o Margaret Hunt Senior Center, 2121 Garden Lake Place, Toledo
o UAW Local 12 Hall, 2300 Ashland Avenue, Toledo 

People are encouraged to bring blankets, pillows, and toiletries with them. 

For more information on braving the cold at home, check out our winter weather tips.