Join us for a ‘night under the stars’.
Saturday 27th July 2019 from 6.00 pm
A sleep out to raise funds for Our Backyard which provides crisis services to people sleeping in their cars.
To join us on the sleep out, register today and start collecting sponsors online.
To support someone who is sleeping out, select a participant below and make a donation.
Night under the stars includes a BBQ dinner, light entertainment, music, testimonials by former homeless guests and conversations around a camp fire. We will then sleep in our cars. The following morning wake up to a light breakfast.
Register as an individual, team or family and set a goal to collect sponsors. (Registration is free)
Sponsor someone to show your support.
Together we are hoping to raise $35,000.
All donations are tax deductible
Meet @ the Macquarie Hall on Saturday night 27th July @ 6pm. Located on the site of Macquarie Life Church corner Macquarie & Wentworth Roads Cardiff.
You need to drive your motor vehicle & sleep in it for the night. Also bring a pillow & blanket and some water.
BBQ on Saturday night & Breakfast on Sunday morning
About Our Backyard
Help us to continue to provide crisis support to those that are homeless and sleeping in their cars. We support between 10-20- people per month with free services [access to hot shower, private bathroom, WIFI, food, kitchenette and referral to other housing service providers]
Join us in supporting this great cause, register or sponsor someone today.
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