Kentucky Man Opens Building for People Suffering Outside During Harsh Winter

first_imgFrom Follow Zachary on Twitter: @zackstieber US Kentucky Man Opens Building for People Suffering Outside During Harsh Winter By Zachary Stieber January 4, 2018 Updated: January 4, 2018 Recommended Video:Dishwasher Ensures 500 Foster Kids Have Toys for Christmas Show Discussion  LINKEDINPINTERESTREDDITTUMBLRSTUMBLEUPON   center_img Share A Kentucky man has opened a building up to people who were suffering in the elements during on the coldest winters on record across much of the United States.“Your body says ‘no, no, no’–you’re so busy–but then your heart says ‘This needs to be done,’” Jerry Whitney told WBKO.Whitney said he got the idea after witnessing homeless people struggling on New Year’s Eve. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Progress: 0%Stream Type LIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedAudio TrackCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Frankly Video Player – | SoKY Community, Events, WeatherThe building in Scottsville sits behind Whitney’s house. On the weekends it serves as an auction house but the rest of the time it sits unused except for some storage.Whitney told WKNY that he had a rough childhood, and remembers how excited he was to go to school just so he could have a decent meal. For people who see the story and want to help, Whitney said that he’s accepting heaters. Share this article A homeless man begs for small change on the streets of Manchester on Dec. 11, 2017. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) last_img read more