Freeze Warning brings Urgent Need for Blankets and Coats for homeless and needy citizens

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze warning for Bulloch County from 10 PM tonight to 10 AM Wednesday morning.  They are predicting Sub-Freezing temperatures as low as 28-30 degrees with significant wind and wind chill.
Bulloch VOAD is reporting that inventories of coats and blankets are critically low at Fostering Bulloch Hope Chest and Christian Social Ministry.  These are the agencies that public safety and  organizations in our community rely on to provide warming items to citizens in need.

Blanket and Coat Donations Needed

Agencies are requesting donations of new or gently worn winter coats and blankets to be delivered to:
Statesboro, GA  30458
Statesboro, GA  30458
(Fostering Bulloch has a GREEN drop box on the side of the building if no one is at that location)

Monetary Donations Accepted

Fostering Bulloch is accepting contributions to purchase these items also.
You can give online to Fostering Bulloch Here
or by mail to:
Fostering Bulloch
2505 Watering Hole Court
Statesboro, GA  30458

NWS Forecast:

Tuesday Afternoon
Showers, mainly after 2pm. Temperature falling to around 53 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph becoming north 18 to 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a north wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunny, with a high near 49. Northeast wind 11 to 17 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Northeast wind around 11 mph.
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 50. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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