Sault Ste. Marie Soup Kitchen Community Centre
THE GREAT SOUP KITCHEN SLEEP OVER NOVEMBER 8, 2019 !
The 2019 Sleep Over will be held at the Soup Kitchen on Friday November 8, 2019.
All participants are encouraged to complete their registration forms before collecting pledges from friends, colleagues and neighbors. The completed formas can be dropped off or faxed to the Soup Kitchen. Pledge sheet must be submitted to the Soup Kitchen no later than 7 p.m. on the daty of the event.
Bring your own box (BYOB) and as be creative as you want with the decorations. Be sure to bring warm clothing, blankets and supplies for making your box into a suitable shelter. Prizes will be awarded for a variety of box decorating categories.
The site of the event will be monitored throughout the night by volunteers, parents of participants and the City Police. The Soup Kitchen will remain open throughout the night to provide live band performances, food and fun. At 7 a.m. breakfast will be served and awards will be presented. Students attending will be allowed time for their school community hours for the time spent collecting pledges as well as the time spent sleeping in a box.
In 2017 over 120 participants ages 7 to 80 attended the First Annual Great Soup Kitchen Sleepover. They came with cardboard boxes, some decorated, some plain, some with comforts, others with none and they spent the night camped out and sleeping on the concrete. They got pledges and raised over $10,000.00.