homeless shelter in sarasota florida...would like to take in a family with children through the night too cold

i was watching the 11 oclock news and they said that the salvation army was turning away people due to full occupancy. My husband and I are considering taking in a family for the night and would like to know who to contact? Salvation Army Shelter is not listed. It is going to be very cold out and we would like to help!

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  • TPhi
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    Be very careful about doing this. I know your heart is in the right place, but there's some not-so-good people that stay in those shelters. A better idea would be to contact your church pastor if you have one and see if the church can be used to let them stay overnight in the recreation room or something. Get a couple of volunteers to bring mattresses or cots and stay with them overnight. Either that or contact your local police station and see if they have any information on who to contact.

    Remember, you need to be careful, okay?

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    5 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Thank-you for been Cinda to people.I think you should call your Church for the phone numbers around your location.good luck and thank-you again.

  • 1 decade ago

    I wouldn't. You'll wake up dead.

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