Winston-Salem’s Winter Overflow Homeless Shelter

skyline“City with Dwellings is a cooperative group working to engage our whole community in the effort to end homelessness in Winston-Salem.” Their primary program is operating the W-S winter Overflow Shelter from December 1- March 31.

Each night there are opportunities for volunteering overnight, bringing meals, extending hospitality or driving a bus to transport guests. Congregations and individuals can also give to this volunteer based ministry by donating items for blessing bags. Blessing bags contain essential toiletry items and a pair of socks. Below is a list of needs that will be ongoing through the shelter season. If you collect items please drop them off at Anthony’s Plot anytime or the Board of Cooperative Ministries office at 500 S. Church St. For more information visit

Items Needed:
(travel size)

non-alcohol mouthwash
hand sanitizer
baby powder
small packs of wipes
hand warmers
small packs of tissues
warm socks
adult size gloves & toboggans

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