room at the inn http://kbia.org en Room at the Inn homeless shelter to stay open one extra week http://kbia.org/post/room-inn-homeless-shelter-stay-open-one-extra-week <p><em>This story was <a href="http://columbiafavs.com/2014/02/24/room-inn-homeless-shelter-stay-open-early-march/">originally published on Columbia Faith &amp; Values </a>(ColumbiaFAVS.com).</em></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 24.972000122070313px;">Room at the Inn, the emergency winter homeless shelter run as a collaboration among churches, will stay open until March 6 – about one week later than originally planned.</span></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:56:33 +0000 Kellie Moore 48636 at http://kbia.org Room at the Inn homeless shelter to stay open one extra week How the cold is affecting Columbia's homeless shelters http://kbia.org/post/how-cold-affecting-columbias-homeless-shelters <p>The Interfaith Day Center in Columbia was packed full on Monday as people sought refuge from the cold temperatures. The high for the day was 0 degrees Fahrenheit.</p><p>The center, which is a daytime resource for those who are homeless, is expected to move to Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church soon. In the current location on Park Avenue, there’s only seating for about 20 people.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:10:21 +0000 Kellie Moore 46311 at http://kbia.org Columbia faith communities prepare for annual homeless shelter http://kbia.org/post/columbia-faith-communities-prepare-annual-homeless-shelter <div style="background-color:white;margin:14pt 0 7.5pt 0;"><p></p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;background-color:white;"><font color="#333333" face="Arial,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;">Faith communities around Columbia are preparing for the annual start of Room at the Inn, a homeless shelter open in January and February. Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:26:08 +0000 Kellie Moore 45002 at http://kbia.org Columbia faith communities prepare for annual homeless shelter Shelters for homeless expected to increase this season http://kbia.org/post/shelters-homeless-expected-increase-season <p>The level of overnight shelter available to the homeless in Columbia is expected to increase this winter season.</p><p></p><p>Room at the Inn Volunteer Coordinator Janet Schisser says a group of about 20 people have been planning since July to find a new location to house the homeless through the winter months.</p><p>Last week the Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church confirmed they will accept Missouri’s homeless to stay overnight starting in January.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:32:53 +0000 Janet Saidi 24734 at http://kbia.org Shelters for homeless expected to increase this season