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Code Purple in full effect in Sussex County

Code Purple in full effect in Sussex...

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. - Well we know the snow and the frigid temperatures are here and they plan on staying and that's why Code Purple in Sussex County is officially open for the cold season. 

Code Purple shelters are open from now until March 15th. They a provide a safe, warm place to stay for the night to get a break from the cold. 

There are shelters for men, women, and families at different locations throughout Sussex County. 

"People we know have experienced frostbite, lost their toes, lost some fingers right here in Sussex County. We accept everyone so whatever shape your in as long as you can be respectful and lay down and go to sleep we allow anyone who is using, we allow sex offenders, there are no barriers," says Nikki Gonzalez, Code Purple executive director. 

The shelters open tonight starting 7 p.m. with a warm meal are St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Seaford, Gateway Fellowship in Bridgeville, and Avenue Methodist in Milford.

Now they are in need of volunteers to make this all happen. The more that volunteer the more people they can help, for more information just head their website. 


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