Donation made to warming centers in Milwaukee

NOW: Donation made to warming centers in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A massive donation will help keep the homeless out of the cold. 

We Energies donated $100,000 to St. Ben's and Repairers of the Breach which means now, they can shelter 125 adults. Most Milwaukee warming shelters are able to open their doors at 20 degrees instead of 10 degrees. 

Repairers of the Breach says donations from the last several months allow them to provide more services. 

"Multi-levels. So we won't just be in one area on one floor. So that's going to take more people to feed them, more people to clean up, more people to guide them," said Rev. James West, Director of Repairers of the Breach. 

Shelter operators remain committed to their goal of opening at 32 degrees or colder but say that might be too expensive to accomplish by next year. 

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