Can you help?
The first two days of this week Vernon broke cold weather records; can you imagine being outside without proper winter gear?
The Upper Room Mission Vernon is asking for donations.
Executive Director, Lisa Anderson says on Monday during the record breaking cold snap they served over 100 people for breakfast and now have zero gloves to hand out. She says if anyone has extra gloves, toques and scarves, they can drop them at the Mission.
BC Housing has approved funding for a additional Temporary Winter Shelter spaces across BC. Vernon is getting 10, which brings the total number of spaces to 33 in Vernon.