ASHLAND The Shelter of Hope will host its annual event, A Night Without a Home, on Friday, Nov. 22, which focuses on homelessness and its impact in the FIVCO area.

A Night Without a Home will take place from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. on the parking lot of Ashland’s First Christian Church at 1930 Winchester Ave.

“Participants should dress warmly, bring a chair and join Shelter of Hope'’s supporters in fellowship,” said Sonja Renee Ahuja, SOH’s Community Relations and Outreach Coordinator. “If you or your group would like to organize a donation drive to support the shelter, bath towels, hand towels, washcloths and kitchen towels are requested.”

The event is scheduled during National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which runs Nov. 16-24.

Guest speakers will share experiences and information about homelessness in the community. Holly and The Guy will provide music and The Salvation Army will provide coffee and hot chocolate.

The event will include a candelight vigil and is open to the public.

The Shelter of Hope is a 501 c3 homeless shelter with the mission to provide temporary, emergency shelter for homeless families, individuals and veterans. The shelter serves the FIVCO area of Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Greenup, and Lawrence counties.

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