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Sleep Easy 2019

YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire are holding our annual Sleep Easy fundraiser on Friday 29th March 2019.  Through the event, the charity is looking to raise awareness of life on the streets by sleeping out for just one night. Participants will sleep in a cardboard box at Coventry Rugby's Butts Park Arena, from 7pm on Friday 29th March to 7am the following...

In aid of YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire

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Total raised
£1,851.00

Target
£10,000.00

18%

Donations accepted until 31-05-2019

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Event details

Sleep Easy 2019

YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire are holding our annual Sleep Easy fundraiser on Friday 29th March 2019. 

Through the event, the charity is looking to raise awareness of life on the streets by sleeping out for just one night.

Participants will sleep in a cardboard box at Coventry Rugby's Butts Park Arena, from 7pm on Friday 29th March to 7am the following day. 

By making their ‘beds’ for the night within the stadium grounds, our intrepid band of fundraisers will help create positive futures for even more young people.

At any one time YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire provides accommodation for 60 otherwise homeless young people, aged 16-25. Last year we supported 167 young people, helping them to access training, education and specialist support to move forward with their lives. 

Put another way, we offered 22,480 safe nights sleep in the past year. 

The charity also supports hundreds more within the city through Open Access and specialist youth work across the city. We work with children as young as 11 offering tailored support to help them build the tools they need to transition into adulthood.

Did you know?

Rough sleeping has increased by 287.5% in Coventry over the past year and 1 in every 100 young people are now thought to be homeless in the UK.

Homeless is growing meaning that your support is needed more than ever. Could you sleep rough for one night to support YMCA?

All funds raised will be used to improve accommodation and opportunities for young people living at YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire.

Event date

29-March-2019 - 
30-March-2019

Event type

sponsored rough sleep

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Location

Coventry Rugby Ltd, The Butts Arena,
Butts,
Coventry,
CV1 3GE,
United Kingdom

Event Contact

Key contact
Lisa Carroll
Telephone
07789 548127
Email address
events@ymca-cw.org.uk

Activity log

Lets get this started!!
Fran Healy donated to Fran Healy
on 19/03/2019
£ 22.00
£ 5.50 gift aid
Fran Healy set up a fundraising page for this event
on 19/03/2019
Donation by Anonymous
on 19/03/2019
£ 22.00
£ 5.50 gift aid
I hope the weather is nice for you. Good luck xx
Louise Sobierski donated to Emma Pearson
on 19/03/2019
£ 5.00
£ 1.25 gift aid
Fiona Owen set up a fundraising page for this event
on 17/03/2019
Proud of you. Always looking to help others. Go girl
Jo and Alan donated to Emma Pearson
on 17/03/2019
£ 12.00
£ 3.00 gift aid
Stuart Ingram donated to Nash Jina
on 17/03/2019
Sending you all lots of warm and cosy thoughts! Good luck! Xx
Sam Micklewright donated to Laura Wrenn
on 16/03/2019
£ 10.00
£ 2.50 gift aid
Good luck! An incredible thing you are all doing
Jenny Hooper donated to Laura Wrenn
on 16/03/2019
£ 10.00
£ 2.50 gift aid
Good luck Emma. You make us proud to be your mom and dad xx
Shirley and Alan Walker donated to Emma Pearson
on 16/03/2019
£ 24.00
£ 6.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £34.00
Direct donations:(offline) £0.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(online)
£1,797.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(offline)
£20.00
Total Raised: £1,851.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£2,206.00

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