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Sleep Outs

Sleep Outs are Covenant House's signature fundraising event. It is a one-of-a-kind experience that provides participants with an in-depth look at our work, an opportunity to meet some of our amazing youth and our dedicated staff, and for one night sacrifice the comfort of their own bed and sleep outside. 

Join the Sleep Out Movement

Covenant House Pennsylvania hosts three separate Sleep Out events and we are always looking for individuals, civic or religious organizations, and/or companies that would like to organize a team for one of these events.

 

We also have two do-it-yourself sleep out models for students and well just about anyone else wanting to host their own sleep out to benefit the youth of Covenant House Pennsylvania. 

 

If you want to learn more about the movement click here or continue reading to find the Sleep Out event that is right for you. It's easy to sign up, take part, and make a difference. 

Sleep Out: Young Professionals Edition

 

  • The Covenant House Associate Board at the 2019 Sleep Out: Young Professionals Edition

    The Covenant House Associate Board at the 2019 Sleep Out: Young Professionals Edition

Every March, Young Professionals from in and around Philadelphia sleep outside for the night and raise critical funds to support the youth of Covenant House Pennsylvania. The event is planned and hosted in partnership with Covenant House Pennsylvania's Associate Board of Young Professionals. This network plans smaller events throughout the year to promote engagement leading up the Sleep Out each March. This is the largest fundraiser hosted by any young professional organization in the City of Philadelphia. 

 

For more information about this year's event click here or contact Robert Zindell, Associate Director of Development, at rzindell@covenanthousepa.org 

 

To learn more about the Associate Board click here or email associateboard@covenanthousepa.org

Sleep Out: Women Unite

 

  • The Estee Lauder Company team at the 2019 Sleep Out: Women Unite

    The Estee Lauder Company team at the 2019 Sleep Out: Women Unite

 

 

 

 

Each April, Covenant House Pennsylvania hosts our Sleep Out: Women Unite. This Sleep Out edition brings women from the Philadelphia region together to support our most vulnerable population - our homeless young mothers and their children. We are proud to support this event in partnership with our Women's Leadership Network. This network was formed to bring engaged women leaders from our community to support our work year round and to help us to continue to grow our Sleep Out: Women Unite event. 

 

If you want to learn more about this year's event click here or contact Robert Zindell at rzindell@covenanthousepa.org

 

To learn more about the Women's Leadership Network click here or email development@covenanthousepa.org

Sleep Out: Executive Edition

 

  • Phillies Wall of Famer, Charlie Manuel went without a box at the 2019 Sleep Out: Executive Edition

    Phillies Wall of Famer, Charlie Manuel went without a box at the 2019 Sleep Out: Executive Edition

Every November in conjunction with Homeless Youth Awareness Month, business executives and community leaders give up the corner offices and spend a night on the street to support our regions homeless youth. Under the leadership of our Executive Board of Directors, this event is our largest annual fundraiser. The event has grown to raise more than half a million dollars! This past year we were honored to have Philadelphia Phillies Wall of Famers, Charlie Manuel and Larry Bowa join us.

 

To learn more about this year's Sleep Out: Executive Edition click here or contact Robert Zindell at rzindell@covenanthousepa.org

 

If you are a business or community leader interested in joining our Board of Directors please contact Jen Weikert, Executive Director, at jweikert@covenanthousepa.org

Sleep Out: Student Edition

 

  • These High School students raised over $60,000 over 3 Sleep Outs to help the youth of Covenant House Pennsylvania.

    These High School students raised over $60,000 over 3 Sleep Outs to help the youth of Covenant House Pennsylvania.

Age is no limit to the potential of student groups. Middle school, high school, and college students take on the challenge of planning a Sleep Out in their own communities to experience some of the struggles faced by homeless people their age – while raising modest funds to support the basic needs of young people.

 

Covenant House Pennsylvania doesn’t dictate dates or times for Sleep Out: Student Edition, rather we follow the lead of the student groups. Students across the country are choosing to Sleep Out with their classmates on school property, with a faith community or civic club at a community center, as members of a sports team on a field, or with a group of like-minded friends in a private backyard. Covenant House Pennsylvania recommends that all student groups containing minors be actively chaperoned by adults.

 

Both Thomas Jefferson University and Temple University hosted Sleep Out: Student Edition events on their campus. With a group of dedicated student leaders and administration support you too can bring a Sleep Out to your campus next academic year. 

 

To learn more or start your own Sleep Out: Student Edition and raise funds for Covenant House Pennsylvania click here or contact Robert Zindell at rzindell@covenanthousepa.org

Sleep Out: America

 

  • Classmates, friends, family, colleagues, anyone can join your Sleep Out: America event. It's customizable to you!

    Classmates, friends, family, colleagues, anyone can join your Sleep Out: America event. It's customizable to you!

Have you wanted to Sleep Out and raise money for our young people who are in need of your support, but things got in the way? Things like: small children at home, distance to one of our Sleep Out events, scheduling, etc. We've all been there, right? Well we have the event just for you!

 

Covenant House Pennsylvania has launched Sleep Out: America. This allows you to plan your own sleep out when and where you feel most comfortable and gives you all the same fundraising tools and support that all our sleepers have gotten through our other events. To learn more how you can join Sleep Out: America and raise funds for Covenant House Pennsylvania click here or contact Robert Zindell at rzindell@covenanthousepa.org

If sleeping outside is just not for you then be sure to click the link at the top of the page to learn more about our new peer-to-peer fundraising event, the Covenant House Challenge!

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