On Thursday, March 23 more than 100 business and community leaders from the Burlington area and beyond will come together for Spectrum’s Executive Sleep Out. They will spend the night outside, sleeping on the ground, in solidarity with teenagers and young adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The weekend following the Executive Sleep Out, about 400 students will unroll their sleeping bags at locations across Chittenden County to show their support for homeless youth as part of Spectrum’s Student Sleep Out.
Through the Sleep Out, our goal is to raise $265,000 to provide homeless and at risk youth the services they need to build future success and independence. Each Executive Sleep Out participant raises a minimum of $2000.
Interested in joining the Sleep Out this March? Please contact Jett Choquette at firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-7423 x 330 for more information.
For photos of the 2016 Sleep Out, check out our Facebook album!
Click here if you’re looking for the Student Sleep Out.
We all had our share of trying moments growing up, but most of us didn’t have to worry about whether we would have food to eat or somewhere to sleep. Participating in the Sleep Out last night exposed me to some of the awful situations that troubled youth are put in. I want to do more to help.
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