About Us

About Us

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Named in honor of Major Thomas Egan who froze to death during a cold spell in 2008, the Egan Warming Center mission is simple: to ensure that homeless people in Lane County have a place to sleep indoors when temperatures drop below 30 degrees.

Egan Warming Center is a program of St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County. The program receives funding from Lane County and support from a broad coalition of community members, service providers, nonprofits, faith and social activists communities and local government. Following are some of the organizations that make Egan Warming Center a reality.

  • Burrito Brigade
  • Carry It Forward
  • Catholic Community Services
  • Central Lutheran Church
  • City of Eugene
  • City of Springfield
  • Ebbert United Methodist Church
  • Episcopal Church of St. John the Divine
  • Episcopal Church of the Resurrection
  • Eugene 4J School District
  • Eugene Bethel School District
  • Eugene Police Department
  • First Christian Church of Eugene
  • Eugene First United Methodist Church
  • FOOD for Lane County
  • Lane County
  • Lane County Fire and EMS
  • Lane Transit District
  • Looking Glass
  • PeaceHealth
  • ShelterCare
  • Springfield Police Department
  • Springfield School District
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church
  • St. Marys Episcopal Church
  • Temple Beth Israel
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Twelfth Night
  • Valley Covenant Church
  • White Bird

Interested in joining us in this effort?

Contact us at eganwarmingcenter@svdp.us.