How does sleeping outside help men, women, and children facing homelessness?
Every dollar you raise as a participant goes directly to The Rescue Mission, a non-profit ministry providing housing and supportive services for men, women, and children facing a homeless crisis. By sleeping out, you are paving the way for someone in your community to have a safe place to sleep and access to options for their future.
Someone invited me to their team. How do I join?
Click on the Register button and fill out the form. You will then have the option to Join a Team. After joining the team, your fundraising will show up on both your individual and team pages! You do not have to sleep out in the same location as your team members. Virtual One Night teams are encouraged!
Can I create my own One Night team?
Of course! When you are completing your registration, click Join or Create a Team. You’ll be able to create a team name and share a link to your page to invite your friends, family, church members, and coworkers to join following registration. All team members should register to create their personal fundraising pages.
What should I do while I am sleeping out?
One Night is not about pretending to be homeless. By participating, you and your team will show solidarity and support to the ever-growing population facing homelessness. You will ultimately choose how to structure your night out, but we’ve provided stories from Rescue Mission graduates, as well as some suggested activities to make your experience memorable, meaningful, and fun. All these materials can be found at www.fwrm.org/onenight.
I don’t want to sleep out, can I still be involved?
Yes! You can still raise money on behalf of the men, women, and children in your community that need help. If you want to be a part of the event in some way consider skipping a meal. This is a way to be involved and raise money without having to sleep out.
How can I get more involved with The Rescue Mission?
Thanks for asking! Visit www.fwrm.org to find more ways to be involved in the fight against homelessness.