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Tue June 11, 2013
Salvation Army and Little Rock Working to Help Homeless Beat the Heat This Summer
The Salvation Army is coordinating with the city of Little Rock’s new Homeless Day Resource Center to provide relief from the heat this summer.
The Salvation Army’s Director of Public Relations Kathy Barbier said intense heat can mean an additional challenge for those without regular access to air conditioning and water.
"We are dealing with a vulnerable population, people who don't have resources and often have other underlying health issues. It's very important to be able to have a safe place where people can go and get out of the extreme heat," said Barbier
Barbier said arrangements have been made with the city to transport the homeless and working poor from its West Markham location downtown to the city’s Resource Center located just east of I-30 and north of I-440 at 30th and Confederate Boulevard.
The Homeless Day Resource Center provides water, meals, and cooling rooms.