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NCTV Interview 2011

Personal Story from Megan

Personal Story from Yvonne

Fact sheet on homelessness and the working poor in DuPage County Illinois

Frequently Asked Questions about Sleep Out Saturday

Frequently Asked Questions about Bridge Communities

Information on why you should get involved with Sleep Out Saturday

Impact that Sleep Out Saturday has on Bridge Communities Transitional Housing Program

How do families become homeless?

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Press contact:

Ann Pitcher, P.S. Communications, Inc.
(630) 887-0278

Quick Stats on Sleep Out Saturday

Who:          Bridge Communities,
What:         Sleep Out Saturday,


Where:       Rally at 6:30 pm at Bridge Communities, 505 Crescent Blvd. Glen Ellyn.

Participants will sleep-out at locations throughout DuPage County - more than 70 sites expected.
Why:           To raise awareness about homelessness in DuPage County
  Raise funds for Bridge Communities and their Program Partners
  Provide a transformational opportunity for participants to experience the issue of homelessness by sleeping out and participating in activities and presentations.
How to participate:      Sleep out with a group or become a Sleep Out Star or Family
  Become a corporate sponsor
  Donate to a sleeper group or a Sleep Out Star or Family
  Come to the Rally

Sleep Out Saturday Corporate Sponsors 2013:


Sikich -
101.9 The Mix -
NBC 5 Chicago -


BMO Harris Bank -
Coldwell Banker Charitable Foundation
Grand Prairie Transit -
Bank of America -
First Midwest Bank
Glen Ellyn Bank & Trust -
Naperville Bank & Trust -
Wheaton Bank & Trust -


Community Bank of Wheaton/Glen Ellyn
West Suburban Bank & Trust


Oxford Bank
SportsMed - Wheaton Orthopaedics, LTD
Providence Bank
Suburban Life Publications


PS Communications, Inc.
Village of Glen Ellyn
FASTSIGNS Naperville/Wheaton
Sounds Abound Entertainment

Sleep Out Saturday 2013 Locations:

  • Aurora
  • Bolingbrook
  • Clarendon Hills
  • Downers Grove
  • Elmhurst
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Hinsdale
  • Lisle
  • Lombard
  • Geneva
  • Naperville
  • Oak Brook
  • St. Charles
  • Warrenville
  • Wayne/West Chicago
  • Wheaton
  • Winfield
  • Wood Dale
  • Woodridge

To learn more about homelessness and poverty in DuPage County, visit

To learn more about becoming a Sleep Out Saturday sponsor, email Chad Pedigo at or (630) 545-0610 ext. 19.


  • NBC Chicago
  • Sikich
  • The Mix: 101.9fm


  • Bank of America
  • Coldwell Banker Foundation
  • DuPage Medical Group Charitable Fund
  • Glen Ellyn Bank & Trust
  • Grand Prairie Transit
  • Harris
  • Naperville Bank & Trust
  • Wheaton Bank & Trust


  • Community Bank Wheaton/Glen Ellyn
  • West Suburban Bank


  • Marcus & Millichap
  • Oxford Bank and Trust
  • Providence Bank

The mission of Bridge Communities is to transition homeless families to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring, housing, and supportive services.