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The Cold Truth - Sleep Out 2018 - Information

When: February 22nd 2018
Where: Tesco's Fforestfach, Carpark

<<BackWhy A Sleep Out?

Swansea Sound is inviting individuals and businesses to join The Cold Truth Sleepout and spend one night sleeping outside at our organised event to raise money and awareness of the issue of homelessness. The event is not a comparison to the life of a homeless person, but we do want to highlight some of the challenges faced.

What Should You Bring?

  • A sleeping bag
  • Lots of layers of warm and waterproof clothing
  • Waterproof Hats, gloves and scarves
  • Cardboard to put down under your sleeping bag
  • Water
  • Snacks and drinks (optional)

What Happens At The Event?

  • Participants arrive between 7pm and 8pm
  • There will be access to indoor toilets
  • Hot snacks provided free of charge during the evening courtesy of Costa Coffee
  • Hot drinks available during the night free of charge courtesy of Costa Coffee
  • From 11pm participants are asked to keep the noise to a minimum and settle down
  • A free hot breakfast snack provided between 6am and 7am courtesy of Costa Coffee

Fundraising

We ask that each participant raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship, in addition to the registration fee. The easiest way is through www.justgiving.com

1. Log in and select ‘start fundraising’
2. Select which charity you’d like to donate to:

Matthew's House

Provides a ‘home’ in the heart of Swansea for those who are most vulnerable. A building that is known for providing a lifeline for the homeless and others who need it.

www.matthewshouse.org.uk

Zac’s Place

Over the years Zac’s Place has earned a reputation for providing a safe haven and an environment of pro-active care and concern for some of Swansea’s most alienated people.

www.zacsplace.org

Shelter Cymru

For 35 years, our work has helped over half a million people. We are believe that everyone in Wales has the right to a decent, secure home. Shelter Cymru provide free specialist advice.

www.sheltercymru.org.uk

 

3. Select ‘Taking Part in Event’ and then create your own ‘The Cold Truth Sleepout 2017’
4. Create page and start fundraising!

Alternatively you can download a sponsorship form here and raise money offline

Book Your Place

There are limited places available! The registering costs is £25 per person via paypal, this reserves your place and goes towards our selected homeless charities.

Note: Once you have completed the form below you will be directed to PayPal

I do so at my own risk and take full responsibility for myself. I shall assume all risk involved, including but not limited to all loss or stolen property, cost, claim, injury, illness, damage, or liability sustained while participating.