What will you find in the Sleep Out Saturday Media Newsroom?
Sleep Out City
Empathizing With Those in Need
Sleep Out Saturday to Raise Money for Bridge Communities
Teens Get Glimpse of Homelessness
Naperville Woman Shares Story of Homelessness
DuPage County's Sleep Out Saturday Fundraises for Bridge Communities Program
Sleep Out Saturday--NCTV 17
Teens to sleep outside all night to support homeless families
St. Charles youths to sleep outside for homeless awareness
Sleep Out Saturday raises money to house homeless families
4 Elmhurst sites to participate in all-night homelessness fundraiser
Sleep Out Saturday a Show of Support for Invisible Homeless
COD Students "Sleep Out" to End Homelessness
Hinsdale Church Encourages Sleep Out Saturday
Youth Group Braves Cold for Sleep Out Saturday
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?
Ann Pitcher, P.S. Communications, Inc.
Quick Stats on Sleep Out Saturday
||Rally at 6 pm at Bridge Communities, 505 Crescent Blvd. Glen Ellyn.
Participants will sleep-out at locations throughout DuPage County - more than 70 sites expected.
||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 2015:
Sleep Out Saturday Locations:
- Clarendon Hills
- Downers Grove
- Glen Ellyn
- Oak Brook
- St. Charles
- Wayne/West Chicago
- Wood Dale
To learn more about homelessness and poverty in DuPage County, visit www.dupagehomeless.org
To learn more about becoming a Sleep Out Saturday sponsor, email Chad Pedigo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (630) 545-0610 ext. 19.
Bridge Communities is a program that transforms lives of homeless families. Surveys completed in 2015 show that, one year after graduating from the Bridge program:
- 100% of graduates maintained stable housing
- 94% of graduates maintained stable employment