Butler Homeless Initiative Cold Weather Shelter - El Dorado, KS

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202 N Taylor
El Dorado, KS 67042
: (316) 323-4122
: https://butlerhomelessinitiative.com/
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    2020-04-22 11:47:10
    just because of the coronavirus the covid-19 the homeless initiative in El Dorado Kansas does not provide any resources for anybody that needs emergency assistance shame shame shame

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Butler Homeless Initiative, a [501(c)3] organization, operates a Cold Weather Shelter in El Dorado, Kansas

Shelter Operations:
October 1st - May 1st Annually
Check-in daily 6:30PM – 7:30PM (Operations are volunteer based)

Shelter and Office Location:
First Church of the Nazarene
(Use East Entrance)
202 N. Taylor, El Dorado Kansas 67042

We are able to serve up to ten guests a night. We offer a men’s dorm, a women’s dorm and a family sleeping room. Guests have a safe, warm place to socialize, enjoy a hot meal and sleep. Upon leaving, they are given items to get them through the day.

Volunteers Requests by Butler Homeless Initiative Cold Weather Shelter: The Shelter uses volunteers to assist every day the Shelter is open. Volunteers will find the link to SignUP for volunteer slots on our Facebook page.

Donation Requests by Butler Homeless Initiative Cold Weather Shelter: For 2019: Here's our current list: 13 gallon kitchen size trash bags paper towels paper plates paper bowls plastic forks and spoons plastic cups laundry detergent dryer sheets bottled water hot hands insulated gloves coffee creamer sugar Tang Vienna sausages trail mix fruit cups jello cups granola bars packages of individual servings of chicken salad with crackers individual packages of handiwipes dry shampoo

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2020-02-01

Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Butler Homeless Initiative Cold Weather Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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