Originally Published: December 23, 2014 6 a.m.
From left, Richard Haddad of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sophie Buisson of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Jane Cheek with First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Heather Seets of Heights Church, Lt. Elaine Mansor of the Salvation Army, Sister Anne Fitzsimons of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Jessica Rosenthal of Temple B'rith Shalom, Claire Saunders of Prescott United Methodist Church, and Paul Mitchell of the Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation gather together Wednesday morning in front of the Salvation Army in Prescott where this year's Operation Deep Freeze - a winter homeless shelter effort - is taking place.
More than $40,000 from individuals and companies was donated to keep the operation open this year. Donations still are being accepted.
Below, letters filled with donations cover a table at the Salvation Army in Prescott.
Donations to help for this year's Operation Deep Freeze ranged in value from $7.50 to $10,000. Donations not applied to this year's operation will go to find a permanent solution.