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Warming centers in Cleveland still open, need donations

Posted at 4:16 PM, Dec 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-31 16:16:53-05

The warming centers still open in Cleveland due to freezing temperatures desperately need donations. 

They are requesting toiletries, towels, coffee, food, jackets, hats, gloves and other winter gear. 

Donations can be dropped off at the front desks. 

The following locations are open through Sunday:

  • Zelma Watson George Recreation Center: 3155 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive,
  • Cleveland, Ohio 44104
  • Collinwood Recreation Center: 16300 Lakeshore Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44110
  • Michael Zone Recreation Center: 6301 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44102
  • Lonnie Burten Recreation Center: 2511 East 46th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44104

City officials will re-evaluate Monday to determine whether they will keep the centers open longer. 

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Burger King donated to the Michael Zone Recreation Center on Saturday. 

The Red Cross is also assisting by supplying blankets and cots.