Cooling Stations Open

Cooling Stations Open

By Rebekah Rae. CREATED Aug 24, 2013

Omaha, NE - The Salvation Army is offering relief from the heat.  Anytime temperatures reach 90 degrees or above for three consecutive days, cooling stations open for anyone suffering in the heat.  Cooling stations will open Saturday, August 24 and will remain open until Friday, August 30.

The cooling stations are located at the Kroc Center at 2825 Y Street, North Corps at 2424 Pratt Street, Lied Renaissance Center at 3612 Cuming Street and in Council Bluffs at 715 N 16 Street.

Hours for the stations are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The cooling station in Council Bluffs may have varied hours, call ahead at 712-328-2088.

Cold drinks will be provided.  

Donations are also being collected at the Salvation Army at 36th and Cuming.  Fans, bottled water and money to purchase the items that are needed.  

To donate online, go to