The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center Thursday, January 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.
City warming centers are set up to offer temporary relief from the cold and do not offer full sheltering services. If no one is utilizing the warming center by 11:30 p.m. then it will close at that time.
In order to provide a safe environment for community members who use this service, all donations must follow these guidelines:
- Food is required to be in original packaging, not past posted expiration date and does not require heating
- Blankets must be brand new, odor free, and in original packaging.
Unfortunately, this center will NOT accept the following:
- New or Used (including gently used) toys, clothing, stuffed animals, bedding, or candy
- Gift wrapped items
- New or used medical supplies or equipment
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