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Company donates tarps for downtown homeless

November 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
To help them cope with the rain and cold, a Palmdale company donated 1,000 tarpaulins to the homeless of downtown Los Angeles Tuesday.The 5-by-7-foot tarps were handed out at the Los Angeles Mission.

The tarps were donated by TarpsPlus.com.

The company says homeless shelters get filled quickly at this time of the year and the tarps will help many of the homeless cope with the elements.

This is the second year in a row the company has donated tarps at the downtown mission.