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Sleepout for the Homeless
November 9 @ 12:00 am - 6:00 am
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until November 9, 2019
This year, the Western Illinois University Marketing Club and Samaritan Well Inc. will be hosting Macomb’s very first Sleep Out for the Homeless event. The event will take place from 6 p.m. on Nov. 8, and will conclude at 6 a.m. on Nov. 9. The funds raised through this event will go to benefit the Samaritan Well Inc. and the Men’s and Women’s Shelter. These are both local entities that will directly give back to the Macomb community. It costs $25 to participate in the Sleep Out, and children under 10 years old are free.
There will be a variety of games and activities at the Sleep Out which include a live band, hayrack rides, scavenger hunt, bags, nine square, capture the flag, guest speakers and much more. There will also be pizza provided at the event, which will be served at midnight.
If you are an advocate for homelessness or are inspired to participate in this event, more information can be found at the “Sleep out for the Homeless” Facebook page. For more information including cost of entry, contact WIU Marketing students Jimmy Pierson (JM-Pierson@wiu.edu) or Camryn Lynn (CM-Lynn2@wiu.edu).