Sleep Out: Women Unite

Sleep Out: Women Unite 

Nearly 2 million kids in America will face homelessness this year. Perhaps their greatest poverty, though, is that they are ignored & forgotten.

In the spirit of International Women's Day, on March 06, 2020, women across Atlanta will gather at Covenant House to notice these young people in need, hear their stories, & bear witness to their struggles and to their brave steps forward into new lives. In a clear statement of solidarity, these women will take to the streets with cardboard boxes and sleeping bags while the youth at Covenant House went to sleep in safe, warm beds.

Will you join them? Click here to register today!

Reflections from our Sleepers

"I was profoundly impacted by participating in The Sleep Out. Hearing the youth's story, the bravery, intimacy and honesty of the youth was deeply moving."

"The Sleep Out has made me aware of the very large number of homeless youth that I hadn't known slept on the streets of Atlanta every night."

"I have a greater awareness for how tough it would be to live on the street."

"After meeting with the youth and hearing their stories, seeing the numbers and experiencing sleeping outside, it clearly makes the issue very real. Seeing the facility, meeting the amazing staff and board members shows hope for a better future. Experiencing the Covenant House makes me want to be very active and participate in spreading the word to help these talented youth reach their goals!"

"This experience has heightened my awareness, inspired me and made me more grateful for God's blessings."

"It has created a greater sense of empathy for a group that I didn't realize was so heavily impacted by homelessness!" 

  If you are interested in participating in the 2020 Women Unite Sleep Out,
 register here or contact Rachel Havens at rhavens@covenanthouse.org for more information.  

Thank You to our 2019 Sleep Out: Women Unite Edition Sponsors!

Sleep Out: Women Unite


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