Room in the Inn
Room In the Inn (RITI) provides shelter, dinner and breakfast for homeless men and women from Dec. 1-March 31 at various churches throughout the city. One night a week RITI sites open their facilities to provide a warm, safe place to sleep and get food. Central and Cokesbury United Methodist Churches jointly operate a RITI site for 12 male and female guests at Cokesbury.
Central volunteers provide set up of beds, linens, blankets, and towels for each guest. Volunteers also provide and serve dinner, mingle with the guests, and clean up the kitchen. The dinner team will also provide a bag lunch to give to the guests when they leave the next morning. A volunteer from each church will spend the night The next morning another team provides and serves breakfast to the guests, cleans up the kitchen and dining room, and breaks down and cleans the beds. Cokesbury provides the transportation for the guests to and from the Charlotte Transportation Center.
Mark Franza coordinates Central's participation in Room in the Inn 704-882-3826