Cold Weather Shelter open through Jan. 6.

The shelter is also looking for donations and volunteers.

Due to low temperatures, the city of Renton’s Cold Weather Shelter will remain open through Friday, Jan. 6 at 300 Rainier Ave. N.

Check in and registration: 8 p.m.

Check out (all must vacate): 7 a.m.

All are welcome. The Cold Weather Shelter is available for single women and men, couples, and homeless families with children who are living on the streets or in vehicles; separate sleeping spaces have been prepared for men, women, and for families with children. The CWS will be operated by Renton Ecumenical Association of Churches staff from the greater Renton community. All must register at the door. As with all shelters, rules for the health and safety of clients, staff and the broader community will apply.

Please contact the Crisis Clinic by dialing 2-1-1 to access shelter information.

For more information please contact Human Services office at 425-430-6600.

VOLUNTEER/DONATION opportunities:

For anyone who wishes to volunteer at the shelter, please call REACH at 425-209-0594 before Friday at 5 p.m.

If you wish to bring a food donation, please drop it off after the shelter is open. Snacks (individually wrapped granola bars, trail mix, sunchips, etc.) fruit like bananas and mandarin oranges; or individually wrapped breakfast pastries are needed.




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