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Travis Park Church in need of overnight volunteers amid 'record' number of refugees

The July 4th holiday has led to a small number of volunteers helping migrants at the temporary shelter on Thursday.

SAN ANTONIO — Amid Independence Day festivities and a city at a standstill to celebrate the holiday, migrants passing through San Antonio are still in need of assistance. 

Travis Park Church, which has been sheltering migrants since April, said in a Facebook post that it is need of volunteers from 7 p.m. Thursday until about 8 a.m. Friday to help with assisting them. According to the church, it is "expecting a record number of refugees," and the number of volunteers is few due to the Fourth of July holiday. 

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If you're able to volunteer at the church shelter, you're asked to call or text (210)551-1684.