Jacksonville News

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Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo


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6/26/2024 4:00:00 AM Member News


Jacksonville, Fla- Due to the high temperatures forecasted over the coming days, City Rescue Mission (CRM) will open its cooling centers to those in need of relief from the heat.
“As the summer gets even hotter, we will provide cooling centers open to the public,” said Paul Stasi, CRM Executive Director. “We want to make sure that our neighbors in need have cool shelter and a place to rest.”

Guests seeking cooling shelter may check-in to City Rescue Mission’s New Life Inn (234 W. State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202) Tuesday, June 25th and any additional days the temperature will be 95 degrees or hotter at 11:00 a.m. 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 hot 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 78 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 live a sustainable and productive lifestyle. CRM serves over 281,000 meals and provides over 85,000 safe nights of shelter annually. Visit www.CRMjax.org for more information.