Air temperature/windchill expected to be at or below 15 °F. During a White Flag Event, participating homeless shelters are requested to place a white flag on their facility’s exterior door, which shall publicly convey that extra bed space may be available.

White Flag Warming Shelter Information:

7:00 P.M. through 8:00 A.M.:Thursday night (2/1/2018), Friday night (2/2/2018), & Sunday night (2/4/2018), 7 p.m. – 8 a.m.

Nighttime shelter available at St. Benedict’s Homeless Shelter (1001 W. 7th, Owensboro, KY) [phone: (270) 541-1003]

Provided: Bedding/linens, shower/toiletries, and a warm place to spend the evening (men, women, children, families)

POC: Harry Pedigo (St. Benedicts Homeless Shelter Manager)

Meals: Daniel Pitino Shelter(501 Walnut St, Owensboro, KY)  [(270) 688-9000]

  • Breakfast: 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
  • Lunch: 11:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
  • Dinner: 5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Transportation: By foot or city bus. If arrangements need to be made for accessibility issues, Daniel Pitino Shelter will contact GRITS, which may need a 2-hr advance notice.

Those seeking nighttime shelter are not required to go to Daniel Pitino Shelter, but rather, if desired, can self-transport to St. Benedicts Homeless Shelter any time during the nighttime White Flag operating hours.