Faith Mission warming station open in Elkhart during winter weather

NOW: Faith Mission warming station open in Elkhart during winter weather

ELKHART, Ind. - Faith Mission of Michiana in Elkhart is currently open for anyone needing shelter during severe winter weather.

Thursday night, they sheltered 68 people and typically average in the low 70s but they have the space for up to 90 guests on any given night.

Their day center is open to the public any time weather takes a turn for the worse.

"If someone shelter, please come to Faith Mission," said Mike Perez, Resource & Development Director for Faith Mission. "There's no reason for you not to be here. So please come here. And when there's a storm and everything, then even with emergency management, if you can't get here for some reason, contact them, and they'll make sure you get here to the shelter so that you're safe."

Faith Mission is located at 801 Benham Ave.

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