Audra McDonald

Sleep Out: Stage & Screen

I'm Sleeping Out

I have accepted Covenant House’s challenge to spend a night sleeping on the street so homeless kids don’t have to.

The Sleep Out is not about pretending to be homeless. It’s an act of solidarity with the 4.2 million young people who experience homelessness each year. It’s a decision that we can’t stay indoors while so many kids remain outside.

One night can make a difference.

As part of my Sleep Out, I am raising funds and awareness for Covenant House, a shelter for kids experiencing homelessness and trafficking. Covenant House offers these young people so much more than a safe place to sleep - they welcome each kid with absolute respect and unconditional love, and their continuum of care provides essential services to help kids transition from homelessness to independence.

About Me

I'm a mother, an advocate, a performer, and obsessed with anything that has chocolate and peanut butter. You can follow my latest happenings on Twitter (@AudraEqualityMc), Instagram (@audramcdonald), or my website:

Donation Incentives

Help me help kids. Make a donation in support of my Sleep Out by clicking the “Support Me” button above.

I can’t do this without you. Thanks for your support!

  • $50: Receive a shoutout in my #FreakinThankfulFriday roundup on Instagram (please let your handle in your donation form!)
  • $100: I'm making a special video for my 💯 Donor Club, and I want to mention you! 
  • $250: I'll send you a postcard from Broadway!
  • $500: Receive a signed piece of memorabilia (could be a CD, DVD, poster—who knows?!)
  • $1,000: You'll be hearing from me! I'll film a personal video greeting for you, a friend, or a loved one!

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