Young Professionals to Fill Homeless Shoes for One Fundraising Night


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A homeless shelter in New York City, Covenant House, is planning a fundraiser. But, here's the catch: Young professionals will get to experience being homeless for that one night.

Willing participants will sleep outside the shelter as part of the organizationís initial "Sleep Out: Young Professionals Edition" fundraising event. Covenant House counsels young homeless people and provides them the tools needed for education and employment.


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