MHC Warming Center 2023-2024

MHC Warming Center 2023-2024

Martinsville-Henry County Warming Center

NOW at Salvation Army Headquarters

603 Memorial Blvd S, Martinsville, VA


Our Mission Partner, the MHC Warming Center, begins its work for the colder months on November 1st.

The Opening Day will be November 1, 2023, and weekly schedules are posted on their Facebook Page every Saturday. They will place a white flag at the warming center entrance every night that they are open.

The MHC Warming Center provides a safe, warm overnight stay for those experiencing homelessness when temperatures are 40 degrees or below.

If you are interested in providing donations or volunteering, information is listed on the MHC Warming Center Facebook Page

Operating Hours

Intake: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Overnight Center 7:00 PM to 8:00 AM (Please do not arrive to the center until intake begins at 7:00 PM unless otherwise directed by staff.)

Needed Volunteers – Click here to sign up.

  1. Intake Volunteers
  2. Overnight volunteers
  3. Laundry volunteers
  4. Dinner Volunteers
  5. Bus Drivers (our church bus is available for use)

Monetary Donations

And as many know, the center operates on donations from the community. If you would like to make a monetary donation, you may donate to the church with “MHC Warming Center” in the memo line or Give Online with the Memo “MHC Warming Center.”

Donations of Needed Items

We are also collecting food items for the warming center as well. Feel free to drop off these items at the church during office hours or on Sunday morning:

Winter Coats Cleaning supplies Rags
Non-perishable food items with a pop top Plastic wrap Ground Coffee
Bottled water Paper plates/bowls/cups Plasticware
Gloves & hats Napkins & Paper towels Powered Creamer
Hand & Toe warmers Toilet Paper Sugar
Dry shampoo Dish washing liquid Soft drinks
Cough Drops Hand soap
Warm socks Ear thermometer tips
Baby Wipes/Dude Wipes Non-latex gloves
Flashlights/batteries Personal hygiene supplies

Shampoo, conditioner, combs/brushes, razors toothbrushes, tampons

Towels Gallon Zip lock Bags


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