Kansas City Homeless 'Pods' Coming Soon!!!

Again, we're not so sure if this is a solution a glimpse at a dystopian future . . .

“Just this week, we took delivery and are in the process of installing seven new temporary beds within our family center,” said Karl Ploeger, Director of Development for City Union Mission.

The pods include murphy beds, lockable wardrobes and a partition for privacy.

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City Union Mission installing 'DOME pods' to increase capacity

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The cold weather that's moving into our area is particularly hard on Kansas City's homeless population. During the winter months, demand for space in shelters rises dramatically. In its quest to increase capacity, City Union Mission is trying something new. It's using customized "DOME pods."

City Union Mission expands capacity at family center ahead of cold weather

City Union Mission is hoping to add more capacity to their family center as the cold moves in this weekend. Meanwhile, there's a challenge cutting capacity at their main shelter in half. KMBC 9 found out how they're preparing for an influx of people with frigid winter weather moving in this weekend.