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Fundraising for the Hands Up Sleep Out is simple! Simply click the link below to create your own peronalised fundraising page. Start sharing it with all your family and friends, and on all your social networks! There are great prizes up for grabs for the highest funds raised so click the link, create your page, and launch your Sleep Out campaign!
High Impact Fundraising Tips:
1. Call your Every Day Hero Page "[Your Name] - Hands Up For Homelessness
2. In your 'My Story' section (copy and paste this!) or something similar! "I've created this page because I'm putting my hand up for homelessness. I'm inspired by the work of Kingsway Community Care and wanted to support them by taking part in a Sleep Out to raise money for their homelessness projects. Please help me help them by sponsoring me to 'Sleep rough' for a night. Simply hit the 'Give Now' button and give big! The more people that know about Kingsway Community Care, the greater their impact, so please also spread the word by sharing my page with your friends and family. Thank you in advance for your generosity, it means a lot!"
3. Set a goal and share your page widely and consistently among your family, friends and online social media platforms!
If you're unable to take part in the Sleep Out, we don't want you to miss out on supporting this great cause! Click here to make a donation and partner with Kingsway Community Care to battle homelessness in our region.
SLEEPOUT ACTIVITIES: For tips on practical ideas, capturing your experience, food ideas, and conversation starters - CLICK HERE.
JOIN A GROUP: If you'd like to share your homelessness experience with others there will be various locations in the Sutherland Shire for you to join. For more details, and to join a group, please email email@example.com
GATHER YOUR FRIENDS: Sharing this experience with friends is a powerful way to raise awareness among your peers. If you're hosting a group of 10 or more, please send us an email, we'd love to drop in on the night and share some stories with you!
POST & FOLLOW LIVE: Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for live updates from us and other participants on the night. Post your own photos by simply tagging @KingswayCommunityCare and use the #KingswaySleepOut hashtag to stay connected!
Homelessness is a serious problem affecting many communities around the world. In Australia, there are more than 116,000 people without a place to call home. In NSW, more than 37,700, and in the Sutherland Shire, more than 260 known cases of children, men, women and the elderly who don’t have a place to call home.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics categorises homelessness in three severity levels:
We'd love to hear from you! If you have any questions about the Sleep Out, or if you're hosting a Sleep Out event and would like us to come and speak to your crew please shoot us an email.
If you are experiencing homelessness and require support please click here and one of our team will be in contact with you.
Phone: (02) 9524 8849