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By Aliya Hall
The Chronicle 

Egan Warming Center warms hearts


December 26, 2019

Aliya Hall/The Chronicle

Longtime Springfield Egan Warming Center volunteer Diane Cunningham shares her experiences with the organization during a volunteer training in Springfield on Dec. 19.

SPRINGFIELD ­- Egan Warming Center has a personal connection for volunteer Shelley Davidson. Davidson said that it's important to her to give back to the community, because she has been there.

She has been homeless before.

"It's a humbling experience," she said, adding that volunteering at the Egan Warming Center "was really cool; everyone was really nice and appreciative of us being open."

The county-funded organization, which is named after Major Thomas Egan, who froze to death on the streets, ensures that homeless people have shelter during extreme cold weather. Egan Warming Center held...

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