Ways you can help: Attend the mandatory orientation/training session (check www.eganwarmingcenter.com for upcoming training sessions) and help staff and operate the shelters. Bring donations of sleeping bags, blankets, coats, socks, gloves, hats and other items to any St. Vincent de Paul location. (Make sure they are clearly marked “Egan Warming Center,” and check www.eganwarmingcenter.com under “Donations” for a complete list of needed items. Monetary donations can be made online at www.svdp.us; by mail at St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, P.O. Box 24608, Eugene, OR 97402 (make out checks to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County and designate gift for EWC); or by calling SVDP Development Director Paula Berry at (541) 743-7144.
For more information about the Dec. 19 Egan Ceremony, contact Paul Neville at (458) 210-8094. Questions about the Egan Warming Center can be directed to Shelley Corteville at email@example.com.