"Last year’s event was a phenomenal immersion learning experience. You were put in situations that families and individuals are in every day. Forced to make difficult choices like choosing between housing and food. Ella and her team did a great job educating us on the realities and humanity of homelessness. I’m proud to participate again this year!" -Meghan Scanlon
"The Big Sleep Out was a memorable event. All of the speakers were very interesting and I learned so much. Sleeping on the green without all the comforts made an impact on me The experience strengthened my compassion and desire to help the homeless. "
“I really liked listening to the stories of the people who have experienced homelessness and the stories their families shared too. It helped me humanize the issue of homelessness.” -Sarabeth Gulcicek