Glen Mar to host the Cold Weather Shelter from March 4 – 11, 2019
Glen Mar has participated in the Cold Weather Shelter program for the past sixteen years. Guests stay in the "Youth World" area below the Spirit Center and use the full bathrooms on the lower level.
Sign Up to Help Out
Sign up in person: Come to the Gathering Place on Feb. 16/17.
Sign up online: Click on the links below to sign up via SignUpGenius (one for each area of responsibility). New this year: You will receive a separate email allowing you to opt in to text reminders.
Sign up for Evening or Overnight Shift
Sign up for Transportation
Sign up for Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Sign up for Laundry
Sign up for Housekeeping
Sign up to Contribute Bulk Items
Help with Activities or Children: If you are interested in helping with activities or playing with the children, please contact us at email@example.com.
Not sure how to help? Download the Cold Weather Shelter Volunteer Positions handout to explore the various options.
Donate Money or Gift Cards
Monetary donations are welcome. Checks can be made out to Grassroots to support the overall costs of helping the homeless, or to Glen Mar Church to help defray the costs incurred at our shelter. Envelopes will be available in the Gathering Place on Feb. 16/17. Note: Per Grassroots policy, we are unable to accept donations of clothing, money, or items for guests. Contact Grassroots to coordinate directly.
Gift cards are needed as prizes for bingo. Special CWS Gift Card sheets will be available at the CWS table in the Gathering Place on Feb. 16/17. Take one to the Gift Card table to buy your gift card, return the gift card to the basket on the CWS table, and jot down what you've contributed on our list of donations.
Contact Alison Zuzak or Janet Eagles at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or with any questions.