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Night Without a Bed
October 20th & 21st
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1 in 19
children will know what it's like to experience homelessness before they know what it's like to sit in their first grade classroom.
These children are eight times more likely to have to repeat a grade...
...and three times more likely to be placed in special education.
of these children suffer from anxiety and/or depression.
is the income needed to afford the least expensive housing in Wake County.
is our current minimum wage.
Family homelessness is an invisible epidemic because of the shame associated with it.
Shine a light on this problem.
Use your voice for the silenced.
Help us end family homelessness.
How It Works
Forgo the comfort of your bed for a night.
Post about it on social media using #NightWithoutaBed
Ask your friends, family, and followers to sponsor you with a donation to Family Promise of Wake County.
How it works for individuals.
How it works for small groups.
How it might work for a congregation.
Make it Work for You
Videos to Watch During the Night
Not sure what to write in your social media post? Try this:
Tonight I'm participating in #NightWithoutaBed to raise awareness for the 1 in 19 children who are experiencing homelessness in America tonight. Consider sponsoring me with a donation to Family Promise of Wake County to help end family homelessness: www.familypromisewake.org/donate.
What Should I Say?
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