Macon Salvation Army open to public to cool off as temperatures rise
"For some of them that don't have a place to stay, if we got the opening, some vacancies we will accept them in even to stay over the night."
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Salvation Army in Macon is working to help keep people cool and hydrated as temperatures rise into the triple digits.
Charles Pope, the Housing Manager of the Salvation Army, says the shelter is open to anyone and everyone.
“For some of them that don’t have a place to stay, if we got the opening, some vacancies we will accept them in even to stay over the night,” said Pope.
The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers and donations. It’s accepting snacks, bottled water, and children’s books if anyone is looking to donate.
Those interested in donating can call at 478-746-8572.