UNIQUE GUESTS SERVED THIS SEASON 672 NEW GUESTS THIS YEAR 402
all data thanks to Melissa Mona
A very special thanks to our outgoing coordinator, Doug Bales! For his years of dedicated service and inspirational leadership. The Egan Warming Center would not be where it is today without you!
Special Thanks to ALSCO and FedEx/Kinkos for critical in-kind support!
Food For Lane County and LTD!
Egan Warming Centers work because of the generosity of our community!
Text "ACTIVATE" to 292929 for Text Message Alerts
Last Season Numbers
15 Nights Open
926 unique individuals were sheltered
9 gender unknown
20 unaccompanied youth
12,135.9 volunteer hours donated
Egan Warming Center Leadership monitors Weather.com, Weather Underground and the KMTR 7 Day Forecast.
Accu-Weather and Weather.gov are not relied upon as they are reporting weather at the Eugene Airport.
Activation Status is upgraded to Standby when the forecast overnight lows are below 30 degrees.
Volunteers are notified and asked to check in with availability. Support agencies are also notified.
Activation Alert Status increases to Activate 24 hours (the day before) if forecast lows remain below 30 degrees.
the low temperature cut-off is below 30 Degrees.
After two consecutive days of Eugene Inversion weather (under freezing with cold wet days) we are authorized to activate.
In emergency situations a 12 hour activation cycle is authorized.
If we are on Standby, we will activate in 24 hours.
Once activated we monitor the weather and stand down on 24 hour notice when weather improves sufficiently.
Volunteers and support agencies are notified daily about the next night status.This decision is made between 4 and 5 PM and communicated to all Site Leads, support agencies, volunteers and guests.
The Egan Warming Center is a coalition of community members representing service providers, religious congregations, nonprofit support agencies, social activist communities and local government who have come together to ensure that homeless people in Lane County have a warm and safe place to sleep when temperatures drop below 30 degrees between November 15th and March 31st.
Please take a moment and consider how you and/or your organization or business can get involved this winter season. To help in a shelter this winter, please complete an online Volunteer Application today.
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Martin Luther King Jr.