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Shelter Seeks Donations For Homeless

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Temperatures are dropping as the Bluegrass braces for a snap of winter weather.

The Compassionate Caravan will hit the streets Wednesday to check on the homeless, but they also need your help keeping people in our community warm.

Catholic Action Center employees say all the beds at the shelter are full, and although they will be checking on people they still need supplies and donations to keep them safe.

“It is painful and that’s one of the things are people will decide is the pain of the cold," said director Ginny Ramsey. "And now as long as they’re feeling that’s good, because the next step is frostbite. And this is the weather where that can happen.”

The donations needed are new hats, gloves, scarves and blankets. These items can be dropped off anytime at the Catholic Action Center on Industry Road. 

The center also will have a room open for anyone to come in from the cold over night.

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