Client News: Nest Community Shelter helps community during snowstorm

Nest Community Shelter helps homeless and everyone else weather storm in Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY — With its location on the north side of Michigan City, which received a whopping 35 inches of snow during a two-day period last week, the Nest Community shelter was put to the test this past weekend, and passed with flying colors.

Nest remained open during the storm, something many area supporting organizations were unable to do as a result of the severity of the storm. As snow piled up and temperatures plummeted, the shelter not only remained open, but expanded services as a warming site.

That it was able to do so showed the incredible power of community solidarity in the face of a challenging and potentially deadly situation, according to Director Harrison Holtkamp.

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