As the Arctic Cold settles in, volunteers at Kenora's inner-city church say they're not as busy.

"We are seeing and experiencing fewer people coming in off the streets. Our sidewalks are not as busy as they used to be," says Pastor Frank Kowal of Jubilee Church.

The trend has been evident since before Christmas, Kowal agreed, adding he hopes the efforts of those working with those in need are coming to fruition.

"There are people's lives that are being changed at the Fellowship Centre and at Jubilee Church," Kowal noted. "There are people who are getting off the street. It takes a lot of time to invest in a person's life to help them make that transition, but because of the generosity of Kenora, we're able to do that."

Supporters have also been preparing for the Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser, which is set for the end of February.

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