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Night in a Box: A cold night’s rest to keep the homeless warmer

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WENATCHEE — Bonfires, hot chocolate, Christmas carols — no cardboard-box city for the homeless was ever so merry.

But the one that sprung up Friday night in the Encouraging Words bookstore parking lot in South Wenatchee could help make the city’s homeless population a little merrier.

Lighthouse Christian Ministries’ “Night in a Box” fundraiser challenged volunteers to spend a night sleeping outdoors in boxes to raise money for the homeless and increase awareness of their plight.

Four of the dozen-or-so…

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