People Seek Shelter During Cold

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 11:27am

With temperatures in the 40's Tuesday and expected to get in the 30's at Loaves and Fishes many people are inside trying to keep warm.

At Loaves and Fishes there's beds, showers, .a rec room and food. They also provide clothing for those who need a place to stay during these frigid temperatures.

Freddy Garcia one of those taking advantage of loaves and fishes and using his time wisely.

"The other night I was reading genesis."

Garcia is learning about the bible and faith with help of magazines called Holy Witness.

"It shows me how to pray to god and get close to him, that what I do."

Gilbert Hurtado is the Loaves and Fishes manager. He says there are 45 beds on the men side and 12 individual rooms on the female side.

"Nobody is supposed to be out there when it its that cold we try to help people out that's the main purpose to help the people."

Hurtado says he expects about 30 people on the men side to take advantage of a warm place.

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