2022 Winter Sanctuary and Warming Center
Whats the plan?
We are a group of citizens and faith communities in Citrus Heights who provide overnight shelter and warmth for men & women who are experiencing homelessness in our area during the cold months of winter. Potential guests are invited to arrive at the Intake Site at 5 pm each evening.
A note about health and safety.
All required health and safety practices will be implemented and enforced at all locations for all guests and volunteers. This includes temperature and symptom screening, masks, collecting contact tracing information, social distancing, cleaning and sanitizing procedures for all areas.
Interested in hosting?
Congregations are asked to provide a warm space with seating and tables for the guests. Plus, space for guests to sleep/rest on cots, if they like. We also ask for a corner of the room to accommodate women guests with a partition, if available. Guest attendance # will be determined by each Host location. We ask that you provide a hot meal for breakfast that can be served as guests arrive throughout the morning. Hot beverages like coffee, hot cocoa, tea, and milk, water can be offered. Plus, a bagged to-go meal. Please leave cleaning supplies out for volunteers to use for cleanup- tidying, general pick up of trash, sanitizing all surfaces and restrooms. Contact email@example.com for more information about becoming a host site.
Interested in volunteering?
Interested in helping our with the respite center? WE are in need of volunteers to help with intake and monitor the center. Please view the sign up sheet below. This year, we have partnered with Hand on Sacramento to make signing up to volunteer easy! Check out the link here for more information and a sign up sheet: Sign Up HERE Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thanks in advance!
2022 Winter Sanctuary Committee Meeting
Dec 15th (if needed)
Host Churches needed! Please call Irene Hronicek 916-220-3615 or email email@example.com for details and information.
We plan to operate the overnight Winter Sanctuary starting December 26, 2021 thru March 5, 2022. We are thankful to the churches that have already said "yes" to opening their doors to men and women suffering from homelessness during the cold winter months.
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