For many people this winter being out in the cold, out in the darkness and out of chances is a reality.
However, we are not out of time. We are challenging you to get out of your comfort zone and Sleep OUT to support people who are homeless in Scotland.
Since 2002 Bethany Supporters have been involved in 47 Sleep Outs across 9 locations in Scotland to raise money for the life-saving work of Bethany Christian Trust. Join us this year with two more Sleep Outs in Edinburgh and Glasgow on Friday 8th March 2019.
The experience will be challenging, but it is nothing compared to what those who have to sleep rough have to go through every night. For us, this may be our worst sleep ever, but this is the reality for many people in Scotland today.
Registration is £5 and we ask that you set your target to raise £100. Over the years at the Sleep Out we have raised over £400,000 towards ending homelessness in Scotland. This money has had a massive impact on so many people’s lives, but we know we need to do more. For example;
£21 could provide a hot meal, a safe, warm bed and specialist support for someone who would otherwise be forced to sleep outside.
£75 could pay for a weekly drop-in to support homeless and isolated people gain skills and build confidence.
£250 could fund 3 months support for someone who has been homeless and is resettling in the community.
Homeless and vulnerable people in our society urgently need your help. For Bethany’s 2019 Sleep Out, are you willing to have the worst sleep ever?