An extreme heat warning
But, as Executive Director of Rosewood House, Tim Philp, says some of the most vulnerable in our community are homeless. Philp adds, “we open up extra beds during those times so that people who are forced to live out in the environment of extreme heat can come to Rosewood and we’ll provide them with a place to stay or if we’re full, we’ll bring them in and help cool them down a little bit”.
Brantford resident and founder of the Guardian Angels, Tracey Bucci, says whenever there’s a weather warning of any kind, her group goes out into the community to help. Bucci adds, “we do go to some the of ‘hot spots’ and do what we can by bringing water or fruit or non-perishable food and backpacks full of supplies to meet basic needs and sometimes just for a chat”.
This weekend temperatures are expected to soar well above the 30