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Sleep a Night On Our Street 2018

Valley Oaks Health of Greater Lafayette is teaming up with other organizations to host "Sleep a Night On Our Street."

Posted: Nov 15, 2018 5:30 PM
Updated: Nov 16, 2018 12:53 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Greater Lafayette's Valley Oaks Health is partnering with various community organizations to host "Sleep a Night On Our Street."

The event brings awareness to the homeless community in the Greater Lafayette area and the burdens many face while homeless.
The night kicks off at 6PM on Saturday in the Trinity United Methodist Church parking lot with soup and hot chocolate, followed by activities and guest speakers. The actual sleeping out will begin around 11PM and will last until 6AM on Sunday.
Those participating in the overnight portion of the event are invited to bring tents, cardboard to build structures with, and to dress in layers.
PATH Case Manager, Wil Reinowski, spoke about how he hopes the weather doesn't deter people from participating in the overnight portion of the event.

"We hope it doesn't because when you are literally street homeless and you're not able to go to shelter and you don't have a home, you don't really have a choice about the weather and that's part of what this experience is about."

If participating in the event is not an option, Valley Oaks Health is accepting donations of camping gear, winter weather clothes, and various other items that will be disbursed to the homeless community. Everyone is invited to stop by early in the evening to take part in the event.

Visit the event website to find more details about the event, register, and find a list of items being accepted as donations.

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