A Church-Based Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

#SleepOut

BOH_sleep-out-logo#SleepOut for #BridgeOfHope to #EndFamilyHomelessness!

What: Host a #SleepOut or Donate

Who:  You – and invite family & friends (small group, Sunday school class, youth group, etc.)  to #SleepOut or sponsor you

When:  Pick a date that works for you

Where:  #SleepOut at your house, church,  in your car, or at a gym or campground

How:  There are 3 ways to register:

Then read additional instructions below.  Check out these #SleepOut photos!

Our goal is donors or participants in all 50 U.S. states!

View the #SleepOut map (and help us find donors & participants in all 50 states)!

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Instructions for participants:

Email us to register (or print form & snail mail). Then download these items (or ask us to snail mail them to you).

1.  “Join Me” flier to invite people to your #SleepOut

2.  “Sponsor Me” sheet to ask individuals to sponsor you as you #SleepOut

3.  Tracking Form to keep track on your sponsors

4. Poster  – Add your city & state and print. Take photos at your #SleepOut and post on social media using the hashtags #SleepOut  #Bridge of Hope  #EndFamilyHomelessness

Questions:  Lila Stoeckle– LilaS@bridgeofhopeinc.org – 866-670-HOPE ext. 1002

OR

Create your own online fundraising page:

  1. Go to https://sna.etapestry.com/fundraiser/BridgeofHopeInc/National2016SleepOut/
  2. Click “Register”  and then create an individual or team page
    1. Create an individual page if you will be inviting friends/family to give toward your goal of $250.
    2. Create a team page if you will ask others to create their own fundraising page within your team page.
  3. Personally invite friends/family to make a gift by sharing your page URL via email, Facebook, and other social media. For example, individually message, email or text 10+ people to ask for a gift of $25 each. Then post updates about your progress on social media and invite additional gifts.
  4. Poster – Add your city & state and print. Take photos at your #SleepOut and post on social media using the hashtags #SleepOut  #Bridge of Hope  #EndFamilyHomelessness

Questions:  Lila Stoeckle– LilaS@bridgeofhopeinc.org – 866-670-HOPE ext. 1002

Sample of a personalized poster:

Poster Sleep Out sample