Ad­ver­tise­ment fea­ture Sleep on the streets for one night

Harefield Gazette - - OPINION -

ON Fri­day, Novem­ber 28, Trin­ity Home­less Projects hold their An­nual Big Sleep­Out – at least 300 peo­ple will spend the night sleep­ing in card­board boxes.

We hope to raise £100,000 for the work of Trin­ity in your com­mu­nity. There will be en­ter­tain­ment, com­edy, mu­sic, food, com­pe­ti­tions, in­ter­views with Trin­ity res­i­dents and an ap­pear­ance from the Mayor of Hilling­don too.

Trin­ity works in Hilling­don with peo­ple who are suf­fer­ing the many ef­fects of home­less­ness, pro­vid­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties for peo­ple to jour­ney back to­wards in­de­pen­dent ful­filled lives.

De­spite the best ef­forts of Trin­ity and the lo­cal au­thor­ity, fig­ures re­leased by the Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ties and Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment in Fe­bru­ary showed that recorded street home­less­ness has in­creased by 322% in Hilling­don over the pre­vi­ous three years.

This is a grow­ing prob­lem, and on Novem­ber 28, you can be a part of the so­lu­tion.

We want you to be there - choos­ing to do for one night what many peo­ple have no choice over...

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