Providence House hosting "SleepOut 4 Independence"

Providence House hosting "SleepOut 4 Independence"

Providence House hosting first ever fundraiser.

Providence House is asking people to join them in their first ever Sleepout 4
Independence. It’s Nov. 16 at Independence Stadium. It’s at 3 p.m. and carries
on until 7 a.m. the next morning.

It’s designed to bring awareness to the issue of homelessness in our area. There
will be a Box Shelter Design Challenge and graduates circling the crowd to
answer questions on what it’s like to be homeless.

There will also be music, food, and movies.

The non-profit hopes to raise $200,000. It comes at a time when funding from the
city is uncertain.

“We hope that will give us a little bit of a cushion but we don’t know. This is our
first year, and it will be annual event Sleepout 4 Independence to raise
awareness to fulfill our mission which is to break the cycle of homelessness,”
said Hennessee.

To register, donate, or volunteer, sign up here.

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