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“If this was not here, I would be in a terrible predicament,” said Chris Guerrero, preparing to enter the Franciscan Hospitality House Friday. Gluten free pizza venice italy If it weren’t for the Hospitality House and the La Crosse Warming Center, he said, “I would be sleeping in apartment buildings or in jail — it’s keeping me out of jail.”

“If this was not here, I would be in a terrible predicament,” said Chris Guerrero, preparing to enter the Franciscan Hospitality House Friday. Venice pizza bronx If it weren’t for the Hospitality House and the La Crosse Warming Center, he said, “I would be sleeping in apartment buildings or in jail — it’s keeping me out of jail.” Mike Tighe/La Crosse Tribune

Even as emergency shelters in La Crosse move toward a more seamless approach to easing homelessness, Tristine Bauman is worried about the safety of eight to 10 people who still are living in Tent City, north of Riverside Park, despite a winter storm warning this weekend.


“There should be no reason for somebody to be without shelter,” she said Friday, citing the La Crosse Warming Center, The Salvation Army Emergency Shelter and the fact that La Crosse Police Department is opening the community center section of Neighborhood Police Station No. Venice pizza iup 2 at 713 St. Venice italy pizza James St. Old venice pizza co from 7 p.m. Pizza of venice menu today to 8 a.m. Best pizza in venice ca Sunday, with the same hours Sunday night as an emergency shelter.

Gusting northwest winds today are expected to propel considerable amounts of blowing and drifting snow, according to the NWS forecast. Venice pizza saskatoon A bitter arctic air mass then will settle over the area tonight and Sunday, with wind chills predicted from minus-30 to minus-45 west of the Mississippi River and minus-20 to minus-25 on the Wisconsin side.

Emergency sheltering resources have coalesced in recent years. Venice pizza tadcaster Wesley United Methodist Church at 721 King St. Venice pizza pittsburgh hosts Sacred Grounds, an area of the church where homeless can gather for coffee and companionship during the service gap several days a week between 8 a.m., when many overnight guests leave The Salvation Army, and the opening of the Hospitality House, which fills the void until nearly the time the Warming Center and The Salvation Army open in the evening.

The Warming Center, which has been filled to its capacity of 40 during the cold snap during the past week, and The Salvation Army are cooperating more, along with police, to make sure adequate shelter is available, Bauman said.

The Salvation Army gym will be open during the daytime this weekend, as it is whenever the temperature drops below freezing, said Nick Radner, the corps’ public relations coordinator. Venice best pizza The agency’s emergency shelter, which can accommodate about 80 people, has been filled in recent weeks, he said.

The Hospitality House, a vision of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration that was realized July 1, 2015, in cooperation with Catholic Charities and Lutheran Social Services, is open from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Venice pizza utica weekdays, offering shelter, food, laundry, showers and other amenities.

“If this was not here, I would be in a terrible predicament,” said Guerrero, noting that he had exhausted the amount of time he is allowed to live at The Salvation Army and now spends nights at the Warming Center.

Long-term, the La Crosse Collaborative to End Homelessness continues to strive to fulfill its name. Venice pizza newark The group, which surpassed its goal of locating permanent lodging for a dozen homeless veterans before Christmas, has housed additional vets and is preparing to move on to the next step of securing accommodations for the general homeless population.

“If this was not here, I would be in a terrible predicament,” said Chris Guerrero, preparing to enter the Franciscan Hospitality House Friday. Venice pizza ridley If it weren’t for the Hospitality House and the La Crosse Warming Center, he said, “I would be sleeping in apartment buildings or in jail — it’s keeping me out of jail.” Mike Tighe/La Crosse Tribune

The National Weather Service predicted heavy snow, ranging from 4 to 10 inches, would fall between Friday afternoon and tonight, with the deeper amounts near and north of Interstate 90.

Gusting northwest winds today are expected to propel considerable amounts of blowing and drifting snow.

A bitter arctic blast will bedevil the Coulee Region tonight and Sunday, with wind chills predicted from minus-30 to minus-45 west of the Mississippi River and minus-20 to minus-25 on the east.

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