The KCK Extreme Weather Project Successfully Navigated Its First Below-Freezing Weekend
The first snow fell on Kansas City this past week and The KCK Extreme Weather Project was faced with its first below-freezing weekend of 2022. Located at 5th St. & State Ave. in Kansas City, KS, The KCK Cold Weather Shelter is a warming center open from 6pm-7am when temperatures in the area are below 25°F.
This past weekend, the warming center hosted a total of 48 guests, giving them shelter from the cold weather and snow.
The KCK Extreme Weather Project was successful due to the combined efforts of organizations focused on serving the homeless population of Kansas City including:
- Cross-Lines Community Outreach, Inc
- Care Beyond the Boulevard
- KC Dream Center
- Our Spot KC
- Avenue of Life
- Wyandot Behavioral Health Network
- Metro Lutheran Ministry
- Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas
- Mt. Carmel Redevelopment Corporation, Inc.
- Vibrant Health
- Unified Government Public Health Department
- Kansas City Kansas Police Department – KCKPD
- Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City KS– Building & Logistics
- Community Health Council
- WyCo Mutual Aid
- Greater Kansas City Coalition to End Homelessness
- Brian McKiernan, Commissioner, District 2
- Matthew T. Watkins
Please click the above links to learn more about these incredibly dedicated organizations!