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Heat Threatens the Vulnerable, Including Homeless | Wisconsin | WUWM MilWaukee Public Radio

WISCONSIN — Much of Wisconsin is in for another day of oppressive heat Wednesday.

The heat index – the way the temperature feels — is expected to push well above 100 degrees.

Among the most vulnerable are people who don’t have a cool place to stay. WUWM’s

Ann-Elise Henzl visited a shelter working to keep homeless people safe.

Fifty-five year old Larry Cook is unemployed and homeless. He spent Tuesday at the Repairers of the Breach daytime shelter, on the western edge of downtown Milwaukee.

Cook says it’s a new experience to seek refuge because of the heat, not the cold.

“I was in here when we had that snowstorm, because when the temperatures go down they stay open, they stay open all night,” Cook says.

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Homeless Get Some ‘Cool’ Relief : I Am Waters Foundation Donates 76,000 Bottles Of Water To Shelter

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The homeless got some extra help in beating the heat on Wednesday. An organization called the ‘I Am Waters Foundation’ donated about 76,000 bottles of water to the ARCH Center in Downtown Austin on Wednesday.

“The shelters love the water because they often don’t have money allocated to buy water. And the amounts of water they would need to keep everybody hydrated,” said Elena Davis, founder of the organization.

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