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State Journal: Day shelter ‘a godsend’ amid chilly weather

Sandy Cullen from the Wisconsin State Journal reports on the first day of the new Madison Daytime Warming Shelter. She writes: “[G]uests had attended a spirituality group and a town hall meeting, enjoyed pizza bought by a volunteer, downed some 120 cups of coffee, listened to a guitar performance and watched ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.'” The Day Shelter will be opened 7 days a week from 8 AM to 4:30 PM and will offer lockers and temporary storage, food & beverages, clothing, quiet space, a rec room, a resource center with computers and internet access, as well as a play area for children & families.

Read more: http://host.madison.com/news/local/temporary-day-shelter-a-godsend-amid-chilly-weather/article_74558948-3834-11e2-b93a-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz2IeSnHHrD

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OWH is a group of homeless people in Madison, WI and their allies organizing around the root causes of homelessness- racism, poverty, and criminalization. We are fighting for housing, jobs, and an end to the criminalization of poverty.

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