Ada's first homeless shelter opens to the public

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ADA, Okla. (KXII) - President Dania Deschamps-Braly says she named the shelter after Mother Teresa, because she helped everyone despite their religion.

The new shelter has 28 beds, a family room and additional beds in case of emergencies.

Right now, Mama T's opens at 6 p.m. for guests to shower, wash their clothes and have breakfast before leaving the next morning.

Braly plans to open the shelter 24/7 once they obtain additional grants/funding.

Braly says she grateful to be able to help others.