Sleepout

An initiative of the Winter Appeal encouraging young people to advocate and stand in solidarity with some of our societies most vulnerable

Homelessness is a rising issue with an estimated 116,427 people across Australia facing life without somewhere safe, stable and secure to live, they are facing life without a home. Community groups such as schools, parish ministries and youth groups to participate in the Vinnies Sleepout Initiative to raising awareness and advocate for people within their community who might be experiencing homelessness, by experiencing what it might be like to ‘sleep rough’ for an evening.

The Vinnies Sleepout is designed so that any community group can hosted and run their own event. To register please complete the form below.

If you would like more information please contact your local Youth Engagement Officer.

SCHOOL SLEEPOUT HOSTING KIT
PROMO VIDEO
PARISH & YOUTH MINISTRIES SLEEPOUT HOSTING KIT
SCHOOL PROMO FLYER
SLEEPOUT CERTIFICATE

SLEEPOUT REGISTRATION FORM

  • Event Details

  • A Society Representative can be organised to run some activities and speak with your community on the night. Please note presentation times are be between 30min - 90mins, longer requests may be considered.
  • Fundraising & Donations

  • If you intend to fundraise an Authority to Fundraise Certificate will be sent to you, along with Bank Details.
  • Terms & Conditions

SCHOOL EVENTS
YOUTH PROGRAMS & VOLUNTEERING
CURRICULUM RESOURCES