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Gulfport’s Salvation Army is in ‘desperate need’ of supplies with cold weather forecast

Terry Rickey puts the bedding on his cot while staying at Salvation Army Mississippi Gulf Coast cold weather shelter in Gulfport on Nov. 12, 2012. The Salvation Army’s cold weather shelter will be open Monday and Tuesday.
Terry Rickey puts the bedding on his cot while staying at Salvation Army Mississippi Gulf Coast cold weather shelter in Gulfport on Nov. 12, 2012. The Salvation Army’s cold weather shelter will be open Monday and Tuesday. amccoy@sunherald.com file

The Salvation Army Cold Weather Shelter in Gulfport will be open Monday and Tuesday with lows dipping to 36 Monday night and 39 Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

In the organization’s release it said it’s in “desperate need” of volunteers and supplies, including blankets, sheets and paper products like cups, plates and napkins.

Anyone interested in volunteer or donating can do so at supersaas.com. You can also call for more information at 228-207-2303.

Weather along the Coast is supposed to warm up starting Wednesday with temperatures fluctuating between the 60s and low 50s.

Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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