Fri, Nov 16|
Five Points Shopping Center
LAMP- Homeless for a Night
How can you be in solidarity with the homeless? Participate in Hunger and Homeless awareness month by taking the challenge! One night, 12 hours – that is what we’re asking of your time. Twelve hours to walk in someone else’s shoes and try to get a grasp of what another lifestyle might be like.
Time & Location
Nov 16, 2018, 7:00 PM – Nov 17, 2018, 7:00 AM
Five Points Shopping Center, Valdosta, GA 31602, USA
About the event
November marks Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month!
One night, 12 hours – that is what we’re asking of your time. Twelve hours to walk in someone else’s shoes and try to get a grasp of what another lifestyle might be like. We’re asking for one night of sleeping in a box, eating minimal food, going through a poverty simulation program that will show you the reality of a frustrating system. One challenging night of homelessness.
Homeless for a Night is primarily a fundraising event to support the lifesaving services Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, Inc. provides men, women, and families experiencing homelessness. We are challenging every participant to raise at least $50, and we know you can do it!
We can't meet our goals without the help of people like you.
Individual Registration = $25
Team and Family Registration= $50
Please help us exceed our target of $15,000.
There will be a range of family friendly entertainment ACTIVITIES on the night.
What to Bring
A SLEEPING MAT OR Cardboard to sleep on (We will have a limited quantity of Cardboard Boxes in hand)
Food and Drinks
Awards & Recognitions:
- The Best Box House
- Best Social Media Presence, using #LAMPH4AN and tagging us on social media posts.
- Individual who raises most money
- Organization/Group who raises the most money
HOW TO FUNDRAISE TODAY!
Send an email to your friends and family and post on social media about your Sleep Out. Ask them to support your efforts to help our homeless community with a donation -- every dollar counts! Don’t forget to include a "Donate" button on you Facebook post by selecting Support Nonprofit, then selecting Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, Inc as the charity - this is your personal Fundraising Page. And remember, when you raise $100, you'll earn our Changing Lives T-Shirt! Use the message below.
On November 16th, I am sleeping on the street as a participant in LAMP's Homeless for a Night. For this one night, I'll trade my bed for a piece of cardboard and a sleeping bag on the ground. Sounds crazy, right? Not nearly as crazy as this: over 300 women & children and over 100 men facing homelessness turned to LAMP for help in 2017. I'm raising funds and awareness to help keep the lights on and doors open for these individuals in need. Will you help me help our homeless community by making a donation on my fundraising page? If you would like to join my Sleep Out team, please contact me! #LAMPH4AN [insert your personal Facebook fundraising page URL]
Gates open at 6 pm FRIDAY 16th November
Soup and bread will be available during the evening (this is included in your registration fee)
ON SATURDAY MORNING, we will provide a light breakfast.
There will be no other food OR DRINK sold at the event so feel free to bring some along with you.
This is an Alcohol free event.
Homeless at Home
Spread the good word for us>>>>
Ask friends, family and work colleagues to sponsor you as you work towards achieving OUR target.
Share the event with your friends and family and Like us on Facebook.
IF you cannot attend the homeless for a night event, but still want to get involved, Plan a "homeless at home" night at your own house or a friend's house.
Plan how you will spend your night for ‘Homeless at Home’ and who will join you!
Follow our Instagram and Facebook sites for updates from others in the lead up to the event and on the night.
We will stream these uploads live during the event, so others can see what you’ve achieved.
Don’t forget to use the campaign hashtags #LAMPH4AN #lamphomelessforanight, #lamphomelessathome
We hope that we can count on your help to make this year's event on of our best yet! We look forward to hearing from you and would greatly appreciate your support,Thank you.
To host a site or for more information contact, Rocio Obregon, LAMP Engagement Coordinator, at email@example.com or (440) 769-0215.
Donate $25/person to participate in event. We can't meet our goals without the help of people like you!$25.00
Donate $100/per group to participate in event. We can't meet our goals without the help of people like you!$50.00
"Changing Lives" T-Shirt
T-Shirts will be available for Pick-Up on the day of the event, at our Check-In Booth.$10.00