MOUNT VERNON — With the dedication of over 100 volunteers from churches around Knox County and many students from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Kenyon College, the Winter Sanctuary Homeless Shelter has become a safe haven for homeless men.



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2 Responses to “Homeless shelter is safe haven”

  1. A.

    Wonderful resource, wish the news would have added information about local options for homeless women, though.

  2. Roger

    I have heard some inquiries in private discussions about a shelter for women? Wonder if that would ever be considered?