"You’re not alone." That’s what we tell the young people in our care every day, and now we’re telling it to you. Review and utilize the resources in this toolkit to make the most of your Sleep Out experience.
If you’ve never fundraised before (or if it’s been awhile), our step-by-step instructions will help you be effective with just a little effort. Get Started.
Finding the right words to share with your network can be the hardest part of fundraising. We’ve done the heavy lifting so you can copy-and-paste. Take a look.
Ready to move beyond email? Use your social networks as an easy, effective, and creative way to share your Sleep Out with a large audience. Learn how.
Instagram now gives you the ability to add a "Donate" button to your Instagram stories! This is a great way to get donations from people you may not have emails for. Though it won't automatically update on your Sleep Out page as Facebook does, it's still a great way to reach your network and raise funds. Here's how you do it:
Your fundraising page is not the only way to solicit or receive donations! Taking your campaign offline helps you connect with people you haven’t before, or with existing supporters in a new way. Find ideas.
You can also add your checks and cash donations you received from family and friends online! Here's how you do it:
If you have any questions about Covenant House, fundraising, or Sleep Out generally, contact your event lead.