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Join the estimated 2,000 teens and adults in an outdoor, all-night movement and fundraiser assisting local homeless families: the 13th annual “Sleep Out Saturday”. Approximately 75 sleep-out sites participate throughout DuPage County on church lawns, in school parking lots and in families’ back yards supporting the #HomelessNoMore movement. Participants choose to leave the comforts of a warm bed in exchange for sleeping in cardboard box homes, portable tents and inside cars – experiencing a night as homeless families are forced to often do. From beneath sleeping bags and around campfires, participants create awareness of the growing need for shelter for at-risk families and raise money to support Bridge Communities’ programs, including transitional housing, life-skills mentoring, financial counseling, employment training, tutoring and other services.

To learn more and sign up to participate in Sleep Out Saturday visit SleepOutSaturday.org

The person to contact for any questions regarding Sleep Out Saturday is Chad Pedigo, 630-545-1345 ext. 19 and chad.pedigo@bridgecommunities.org
Sleep Out Saturday will take place on November 5th. There is a Sleep Out Rally that starts at 6:00pm in the Bridge Communities office parking lot (505 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137).

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