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Tag Archives: Sleep Out

“Why I sleep out?”

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John St. Amour, who’s sleeping out for his second year with the City of Burlington, shared his story about why he’s sleeping out, and we wanted to share it with you. On March 23rd, community and business leaders are sleeping out for one night in solidarity with youth who are homeless in the Spectrum Sleep Out. …
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Behind the scenes: One year as a volunteer

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For her 8th grade challenge, Callahan spent the year volunteering for our youth. “It is very inspiring to learn about kids and teens near my age, that live in my community, and how they work through their struggles. I have learned by doing little things to help, I can make a big difference for someone’s life in need.”
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Jericho Students Make a Difference

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Written by Lucy Mercer. First appeared in the Burlington Free Press. There are about 1,000 homeless kids in Vermont each year, according to estimates. The Spectrum Sleep Out was started to help lower that number. Guidance counselor Greg Martin, captain of the Browns River Middle School Sleep Out team in Jericho, said the best benefit …
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