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Published November 04, 2013, 06:59 PM

Churches shelter homeless

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - With homeless shelters in the F-M area bursting at the seams and temperatures dipping, 18 churches are stepping up to the plate.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - With homeless shelters in the F-M area bursting at the seams and temperatures dipping, 18 churches are stepping up to the plate.

This is the third year churches in the F-M area are opening their doors taking in shelter overflow for 22 weeks, beginning November 17th through the middle of April.

The churches rotate weekly offering up food and beverage, an air mattress and blankets.

On average, 25 to 35 people will call the church home; a number that's on the rise.

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