Volunteers Brave Cold to Help Those in Need

Curt Casper

OMAHA (KPTM) - It doesn't matter if the weather is 60degrees or if it is below freezing, the Salvation Army Winter Watch helps bringfood and clothing to those in need.

Rita Clark has been helping with the program for the lastthree years. Monday night she braved the cold and gave a warm meal to peoplenear Jackson Elementary School.

"Especially on nights when it is this cold, I have a warmapartment and other people do not so it is kind of that pay it forward kind ofthing," she said.

The canteens travel all around Omaha from 6-9 every Mondaythrough Friday until the end of February.

Donations from the Red Kettle drive helps fundprograms like the Winter Watch. However, the Salvation Army is still lookingfor donations of winter weather clothing. Those can be dropped off at any OmahaFire Department.