We are so incredibly thankful for everyone involved in our SleepOUT. Together, our participants raised $7,800.00 for our Shelter. What an amazing showing of the huge heart our city has. Thank you to all of our partners, Country 105 & 99.9 The Bay for being our media sponsor. Tents & Events for donating all of the supplies we needed for sleeping out. Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council for getting up early to volunteer their time to cook breakfast. Intercity Shopping Centre for donating the prizes for our top fundraisers. We could not have made this event a success without these amazing people involved!
To Register for SleepOUT please follow this link: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/charities/shelter-housethunder-bay/p2p/SleepOUTforShelter/
Or complete this registration form: sleepout-for-shelter-registration.pdf
SleepOUT for Shelter will start November 30th at 10pm and end on Decmeber 1st at 7am. This event will be held at Shelter House (420 George St.) in the courtyard.
This interactive experience allows participants to experience homelessness first hand. SleepOUT allows individuals to immerse themselves into the lives of Thunder Bay's homeless population by spending the night outside, as many do everyday.
Hear stories and experiences from individuals with experiences of being homeless.
All funds raised through this event will go directly to continuing our work to support the over 200,000 men, women, and youth in our community living in poverty and homelessness every year.
Each participant commits to:
Fundraising a minimum of $150.00 to SleepOUT, prizes will be awarded to the three top fundraisers.
What you will need:
Two items of your choosing
Each participant will receive:
A Nighttime Survival Kit (includes: Sandwiches, Water & Pastries)
A complimentary breakfast the morning after the SleepOUT