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Norwich Sleep Out 2019

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Outside South Stand

Carrow Road Stadium

Carrow Road

Norwich

NR1 1JE

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Sleep Out

Norwich Sleep Out 2019 - be part of it!

Norwich City Football Club, Carrow Road
Thursday 14th November 2019

Could you spend a winter's night sleeping outside?
Challenge yourself and help us to end youth homelessness

After raising £40,000 in 2018, we are returning to the home of Norwich City Football Club for our venue in 2019! We invite you, your friends and colleagues to join us for what we hope will be our biggest Sleep Out to date.

We want to end youth homelessness and we are tackling the problem locally by providing a home and support to over 100 vulnerable young adults each night. We give the young people stability and support their education, training and careers and ensure they have life skills such as shopping, cooking and being able to budget their money so they can leave us to forge an independent life.

Your support at Sleep Out will help make this happen. Whether you wish to take part as an individual or in a group, you can help us to keep vulnerable young adults off the streets by fundraising and gaining sponsorship for your challenge.

We recognise that Sleep Out is not the same as the real hardship faced by rough sleepers but it does give those participating the opportunity to see for themselves what it might feel like to be homeless. The event is also a great way to build awareness of the issue of homelessness in our region, whilst raising much-needed funds, which are used to deliver the work we do to tackle youth homelessness in Norfolk. In today’s climate of funding cuts and political uncertainty, fundraising has become more important than ever if we are to continue the work we do in this region.

We ask each participant to raise a minimum of £100.00 in sponsorship, in addition to the registration fee. The easiest way to do this is via Virgin Money Giving, where our charity is registered.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This event is only for those aged 18 and above.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is first-come, first-served parking at Carrow Road for entry from 7pm, drive into Carrow Road past the Holiday Inn on your right and then turn right for parking. There are also several car parks nearby which offer reasonable overnight charges e.g. Rose Lane multi-storey car park and Rouen Road car park. The location is also just a short walk from Norwich Train Station.

What can I bring into the event?

We advise participants to dress warmly and bring their own cardboard and sleeping bags to the event. No alcohol or smoking is permitted on site.

Where is the event taking place?

The event is taking place in the area outside the South Stand at Carrow Road.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email events@benjaminfoundation or telephone 01603 886932 if you have any questions. On the day please contact the event organiser on 07817 014983.

How do I start fundraising?

To start fundraising please register on Virgin Money Giving. After registering, you will be prompted to type in what you are fundraising for. Simply search for ‘Norwich Sleep Out 2019’ and click on our event with the butterfly logo. If you need any help please email events@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Are there any refreshments?

Hot drinks are available through the night in the welcome area. We are also providing a warm snack (with a vegetarian option) in the evening and a simple hot breakfast of a bacon roll or porridge pot in the morning. You are welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. However, you will be emailed a registration form one week before the event. Please fill this in and bring it with you to Sleep Out to speed up your registration process.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please email events@benjaminfoundation.co.uk if you would like to change or update participants. If you have booked for more than one person please email all individual names to us so we know who to expect.

Will the event go ahead in the case of bad weather?

As this is an outdoor event we will proceed in most cases of bad weather, unless it is unsafe for participants to do so. In the case of rain, there are some more sheltered areas nearer the stadium where participants can sleep. Participants are, however, free to leave at any time that they wish once they have signed out of the venue.

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Carrow Road Stadium

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