The City of Carbondale, Good Samaritan House, Sparrow Coalition, Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless, Jackson County Health Department, Carbondale Public Library, SIU Clinical Center and Centerstone are raising money for an overnight warming center.
The group will place a trailer on city-owned property (the former location of Horizon Inn) on East Main Street, next to Hunan Restaurant, and it will be there until the end of March. It will be a warm place to sleep with access to restrooms. The trailer will be supervised, and food will be available.
Wednesday's story about the proposed warming center incorrectly stated it would be next to Carbondale City Hall.
Donations can be made through Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless at P.O. box 955, Marion, IL 62959. Please put warming center in the memo line.
— Marilyn Halstead