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Two Lowcountry churches helping people who need shelter

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January 7th, 2014 -

Two  local churches are opening their doors for people who may need shelter from the cold.

 The Unity Baptist church at 950 Whipple Rd. in Mt. Pleasant will open its doors at 5pm Tuesday to provide shelter to any families who need a place to stay tonight. 

Men, women and children are welcome and cribs will be available.  You are asked to bring blankets. 

Unity Baptist will provide Coffee and hot chocolate but will not provide food.

There will also be security at the church.

Hope Assembly at 633 King St will be opening up for people to stay out of the cold tonight as well.  Doors open at 7pm. 

Donations of hot food, blankets and toiletry items would be appreciated. 

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