Could you sleep rough for ONE night?? And help to tackle poverty on Teesside.
Middlesbrough and Teesside Philantropic Foundation have raised over £60,000 from their first 5 sleepouts!!By taking part in the event you are helping the Foundation to raise awareness and much needed funds to help tackle homelessness and poverty on Teesside.
The money raised from this event will be used to stock local food banks, support the Salvation Army’s Christmas appeal and the Stockton-based Moses Project that puts on Christmas Day lunch for addicts, homeless and struggling families.
About The Big Tees Sleepout
Why not this Friday 13th November 2015, join in and sleep rough for the night at Middlesbrough College, to raise awareness and vital funds for local homeless charities? Local homelessness charities and exciting projects across Teesside will benefit from your funds raised. Also, if you are part of a homeless charity or run a project that you feel could be helped by the funds raised please get in touch through the links on the website.
Below is a video of the location:
What do you need to do?
> Get sponsored
> Turn up
>Sleep outdoors 8pm to 6am
What you need to bring with you?
> Warm clothes and layers
> Hats, scarfs gloves etc
> Sleeping bag
*Hot and cold drinks will be provided as well as toilet facilities.