Wilmington emergency shelter opens as temperatures drop

An emergency shelter opens for the homeless as temperatures continue to drop. (Photo: Matt Bennett/WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — As temperatures continue to drop overnight, a Wilmington organization is providing warmth for those left out on the street.

The Anchor is opening up an emergency shelter to provide a warm, overnight stay for anyone living on the street. The shelter is located at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Wilmington at 1403 Market Street.

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Doors open Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m. For those looking to help, you can contact shelter coordinator Cynthia Wells at 910-202-7733.