Car wash helps Eau Claire homeless shelter

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Eau Claire (WQOW)- Winter is approaching, and you can help Sojourner House get ready for the colder temperatures by getting a car wash.

It’s National Co-Op month, and Mega! Holiday is donating $1 from every car wash sold September 30 – October 6 to Sojourner House, a homeless shelter that’s open nightly.

Director of Sojourner House, Katie Richel, said all the money will help them as they gear up for winter, especially since they rely heavily on the community.

“We’re always taking donations. Socks are huge, we always need socks year-round, but especially in the winter because of the cold and the wet,” Richel said. “We just do the best we can and get the word out in the community that we’ll take winter clothing.”

Richel said they’ve been full almost every night and have even had to turn people away, so they’re hoping to find an overflow space this winter.

Participating Mega! CO-OP Holiday & Travel Stop Car Wash Locations:

Eau Claire
2109 Highland Avenue
4304 Jeffers Road
2806 Golf Road
2230 Birch Street
2940 N. Clairemont Avenue

Surrounding Areas
2750 120th Street, Chippewa Falls
510 N. Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls
601 S. 4th Street, Abbotsford
600 S. Broadway Street, Stanley
610 Highway 10, Durand
1703 E. Bridge Street, New Lisbon
1210 N. Division Street, Colby

 

Shannon Satterlee

Shannon Satterlee

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