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Columbia Veterans' Fundraiser:

Sleepout for Homeless Veterans

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BENEFITING: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA INC

EVENT DATE: Dec 18, 2015

Columbia Veterans

THE STORY:

To address the alarming rate of 49,933 veterans facing homelessness, the Student Veteran Society of Columbia College Chicago will be hosting its 3rd annual public sleep-out. The sleep-out, in the frigid Chicago outdoors, will take place from noon on Friday, December 18th, 2015 and will last for 24 hours. The vets will be camped out at the Sculpture Garden on the northeast corner of 11th and Wabash. All proceeds raised will be donated to Volunteers of America of Illinois .

Your donation will go toward the organizations to sustain their program in the areas of food, shelter, job placement, homeless veteran outreach, clothing, training and other services provided by these non- profits. For live updates the day of the event, please check out the Facebook Event Page the day of the event.

Live Update Social Media of the SVS #vetsleepout

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Other Ways To Get Involved- If you don't have money to donate you can do any of the following: Please come and visit us! We'll be up to all manner of activities all day and night in an attempt to stay warm and keep things entertaining. We're having people stand watch all night so there will always be someone to talk with or ask questions. Spread The Word - #vetsleepout We'll be on our phones all day tweeting, instagraming, facebooking and generally social media sharing. The more people you tell online the more we can spread the word about this event beyond Chicago and across the nation. Use the hashtag #vetsleepout and help us spread awareness and action on this issue.

 

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The Student Veterans Society (SVS) is a student organization at Columbia College Chicago whose purpose is to connect, provide support, and develop opportunities for military veteran students. Being created by veterans for veterans, this organization will support one of the smallest minority groups in colleges today through unique programming specifically tailored for military veterans. The 24-hour-sleep out is the first event of its kind held by the SVS. This event is not politically motivated.

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To This Fundraiser

$9,705

MONEY RAISED
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  • Nancy Hughes Moyer

    $100

  • Jen Meehan

    $25

  • Erin L

     

  • Patricia Eldridge

    $25

  • Adonya Little

    $100

  • Priority Entertainment

    $25

  • Honored friend and his girls

    $100

  • Kelly

     

  • PFC Michael Hellquist Antioch American Legion Post 748

    $25

  • Meghan

    $100

  • Bob and Lisa Trucksess

    $100

  • Bob & Annette O'Brien

    $50

  • Cammy Can

    $25

  • Juliette Schlucter

    $100

  • Laura McNally

    $50

  • Friends of Willpower S&C

    $25

  • Stacy Sayles Collins

    $25

  • Chrissy, Paul, Sean & Kallen

     

  • Higdons

    $25

  • Al Rymniak

    $50

  • Lori (trains at WillPower S & C)

    $25

  • Terry Waddell-Moenter

    $50

  • Brian Ellefson

    $50

  • Aaron

    $50

  • El Presidente

    $50

  • Chrissy and Chris

     

  • Matt Mugnaini

    $100

  • David Brault

    $25

  • the Johnson family

    $25

  • Mary Nolan and Ron Deverman

    $50

  • Monica Yates

    $100

  • Gerri Bushkovski-Clark

    $25

  • Brian and Kristin Barry

    $25

  • Kathleen Kratzmeyer

    $50

  • Katie Metelica

     

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Rachel Benson Monroe

    $20

  • Newports

    $20

  • The Walsh Girls

    $25

  • Anna Cannington

    $100

  • Christina Klemack

     

  • Ben de la Chapelle

    $65

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Matt and Michelle

     

  • Tony Sink

    $20

  • Juan C Matias

    $10

  • David Youngers

     

  • Jesse Torres

    $50

  • Brandon Crow

    $101

  • Joe Nawrocki and Family

     

  • Tom Lynch

     

  • Cousin Cath and Family

    $50

  • Ryan Pollyea

    $50

  • Kelsey

    $25

  • Robert Howson

    $100

  • Emily and Jay

    $30

  • Barb Schickel

    $10

  • Mineral Point Knit Nite Ladies

    $25

  • Carmen & Andrew MMcGiffin

    $50

  • Robert Brault

    $100

  • Michael Vitale

    $40

  • Mark Harvey

     

  • America

    $50

  • Craig Widby

    $20

  • Lauren Bernard

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Colleen & Daniel Cohen

    $50

  • Yazmin

    $50

  • Ivy and Mary Jane Meersman

    $30

  • Julie May

    $250

  • Finn Svachula

    $100

  • Ann and Dan Nyhan and Family

    $50

  • Rob Devall

    $100

  • Diana Migala

     

  • Ella and Mia

    $169

  • Marilyn Filipek Miller

    $100

  • Mike Hayes

    $50

  • Sophie & Max Walden

    $25

  • Audrey

    $50

  • The Mackeys

    $50

  • Karina

    $20

  • Jim McBride

    $50

  • Jen Tucker

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Adam Dombrovski

     

  • John Lyons

    $100

  • Matt Binder

    $50

  • Rudy

    $75

  • The Domenz's

    $25

  • Maureen Lindsay

    $50

  • Terry and Linda Steenrod

    $50

  • Alicia Haruska

     

  • Libby and Brian Taylor

     

  • Dan and Lisa Tyler

    $100

  • Teresa and Joe Kessler

    $75

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Mike Ahlgrim

    $50

  • Blair Rockoff

    $25

  • Joseph Lang

     

  • Nicole

    $50

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97% Raised of$10,000 Goal

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The Team: $9,705 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Mike Connelly

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$7,614

 

152% Raised of$5,000 Goal

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Columbia Veterans

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$1,055

 

11% Raised of$10,000 Goal

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Michael Desmond

Amount Raised

$396

 

6% Raised of$7,000 Goal

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Raymond Lohne

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$300

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Sergio Correa

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$215

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Angel Melendez

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$100

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Brian Ngo

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$25

 

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Adriana Lay

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