January 26, 2017

Winter Shelter

Life on the street, without a home, can be cold, harsh and dangerous. The St. Francis Shelter housed at Sacred Heart Parish in midtown Tucson, offers hope and comfort to homeless people during winter months. The shelter is open to all men in need, with no ID or formal prerequisites for entry. They only ask that they treat each other respect and kindness. Doors open at 8 pm, where they offer a hot meal, a warm blanket and a cot. They can currently accommodate up to 70 men each night. They now have to plans to open a Cooling Center during the hot summer months, for men and women.

Producer: Mitch Riley
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