Hartsville warming shelter remains open

Hartsville warming shelter remains open

HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – As temperatures drop across the Pee Dee area, Second Baptist Church in Hartsville has opened a warming shelter.

The church, located at 212 W. Washington Street in Hartsville, opened its doors yesterday to those in need of shelter from the cold and fire victims, and will remain open until further notice. 

A representative at Second Baptist Church says they housed three people last night. Those in need of a place to stay warm must be at the church no later than 7:00 pm. and will need to leave by 8:00 a.m.

Although the American Red Cross will make an emergency delivery of Items needed, they still need items for days and nights to come. Below is a list of the items needed. 

  • style="line-height:normal;">Toilet Paper
  • style="line-height:normal;">Paper Towels
  • style="line-height:normal;">Tissues
  • style="line-height:normal;">Personal hygiene products
  • style="line-height:normal;">Cots
  • style="line-height:normal;">Blankets
  • style="line-height:normal;">Snacks
  • style="line-height:normal;">All types of foods

The church will have someone on hand to collect donated items.

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