Apopka church opening emergency shelter for homeless fighting cold this weekend

A church in Apopka will open its doors this weekend to help homeless individuals fighting the freezing temperatures across central Florida.

According to a press release from the city of Apopka, the First Presbyterian Church of Apopka will function as an emergency shelter on Friday and Saturday evening.

Temperatures are expected to drop below 40 degrees for the first time this winter season. The shelter will be open overnight beginning Friday, January 28, from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, and will reopen again on Saturday, January 29, from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.

First Presbyterian Church of Apopka is located at 500 S Highland Avenue.

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