Opening its doors: Greater New Birth Church offering up an escape from the bitter cold

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — FOX6 News has learned the Greater New Birth Church & Christian Complex on Silver Spring Drive in Milwaukee will open its doors on nights when temperatures dip to 10 degrees or below.

Operating hours for this warming shelter are 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.

The church is located at: 8237 West Silver Spring Drive in Milwaukee.

Folks must arrive by midnight to gain entry to the church.

There will be space available to sleep and a light meal will be offered.

A Wind Chill Advisory was in effect for all of southeastern Wisconsin through noon on Thursday, February 19th. Temperatures were expected to drop below zero overnight Thursday with wind chills around -15 to -20.

Another resource for those in need: Any time the temperature drops below 10 degrees, Repairers of the Breach warming shelter will stay open overnight.

CLICK HERE to monitor the forecast via FOX6Now.com.

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