LEND A HAND: Las Vegas Rescue Mission needs blankets for less fortunate

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    The Las Vegas Rescue Mission is in great need of new or gently used blankets, due to the extremely cold weather Las Vegas has been receiving.

    The organization sent this letter to News 3 on Thursday:

    "We are trying to get more overnight guests into the shelter tonight due to the turn in the weather. We are really low on blankets and are putting out a call to the community to quickly help us with donations. Supplies are very low, we will not only need several blankets for the coming days for the shelter, but also for those homeless residents who want to stay on the streets and come in requesting blankets.

    We will be distributing blankets at the community meal between 5 - 6 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the security gate from now. until 8 p.m. The Las Vegas Rescue Mission is located at 480 W Bonanza Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89106.

    For more information, please call (702) 382-1766 during business hours or check our Facebook page for the latest updates."

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