Jacksonville News

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Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo


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1/17/2024 5:00:00 AM Member News


January 16, 2024 - Jacksonville, Fla.- Due to the forecasted low temperatures, City Rescue Mission (CRM) will increase its overnight capacity as well as extend its hours to those in need of shelter. They will remain with us as long as the temperature is below 40 degrees.
“We will not turn anyone away. We want to make sure that those without a home have a warm shelter and a hot meal,” says Paul Stasi, LCSW, CRM Executive Director.
Guests seeking safe shelter may check in to City Rescue Mission’s New Life Inn (234 W. State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202) beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at 2:30 pm. All guests will receive a hot meal and will be offered access to showers and clean clothing. We are encouraging people to stay in for their safety during this cold weather.
About City Rescue Mission City Rescue Mission (CRM) is a non-profit, faith-based organization with two campuses located in downtown Jacksonville and the Lackawanna Area that has provided help to those experiencing hunger, homelessness and addiction in Jacksonville and Northeast Florida for 77 years. In addition to providing shelter care services, they offer life-changing programs like the Overcomers, Crossroads, LifeBuilders Residential Recovery, and Workforce Development which help people to be successful and sustainable and live a productive lifestyle. CRM serves over 281,000 meals and provides over 85,000 safe nights of shelter annually. Visit CRMjax.org for more information.