2019 Citizens Advice Flintshire Sleep-out

Our Sponsored Sleep-out aims to raise funds to prevent debt; avoid evictions and the threat of homelessness brought about by Universal Credit.

Sleepout under the stars

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Find more information below 


The basics

Where: Citizens Advice Flintshire, Cable Street, Off Tuscan Way,
Connahs Quay, 
Flintshire, CH5 4DZ

When: Saturday 23rd March – Sunday 24th March 2019

Timings: Doors open at 7 pm to 7 am

Cost: £10 Entry + sponsorship

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, we have seen an increase in debt, evictions, homelessness, and often a deterioration in our clients’ general health and mental well being. We need your help as we are raising funds to pay for trained advisers to provide often complex advice to those struggling with this complicated benefits system.

Click here to see a short video with one of our trained advisers in action….. YouTube video – Universal Credit

Sign up below and receive your Sleep-out welcome pack

For small business and corporate team entry, please give us a call on 01352 706840 and ask to speak to our sleep-out organisers.

The price of entry is £10.00 per person. All we ask is that you set up a Just Giving page and raise as much sponsorship money as possible.

Sleep out sign up form

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Contact via phone

Date of Birth

Start your fundraising and help make a difference

The money you raise can make a huge difference to the local people of Flintshire and all those affected by the Universal Credit. It will help to prevent debt; avoid evictions and the threat of homelessness.

Build your page, write your story, and share the link with friends, family and colleagues to raise awareness and as much money as you can.
So what are you waiting for? Start your fundraising now!

Set up your fundraising page by clicking the image below

Click the Virgin Money Giving image above and start making a difference by setting up your fundraising page
or download our paper sponsor form to keep a track of those cash donations

Sponsorship Form

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Everything you need to know 

Find this location on google maps HERE

Map

What to bring:

A torch 
Gloves, Hat, Scarf  
Thermal under layers 
Outdoor Waterproof Shoes, Boots or Wellies
Roll mat / Cardboard
Cash as food will be on sale

Necessary Medication  
Outdoor Equipment and Clothing     
Warm/Thermal Sleeping Bag, ideally a 4 seasons sleeping bag suitable for winter conditions
Waterproof Outer Clothing (Jacket, Trousers) 

Spare Waterproof Clothing
Umbrellas
Empty Flasks/Hot cups (bring these empty on arrival, we will provide free hot drinks)

– Please note there are no tents allowed at the event – this is an under-the-stars experience-

– Please do not bring valuables to the event-  


What is provided onsite:

Food options where you can buy hot, tasty food  
Free hot drinks throughout the duration of the whole event  
Toilets  
Indoor warming station
Medical & Welfare Services   


Prohibited Items:

Food & Drink as this will be provided or sold with proceeds as charitable donations
Drugs (illegal substances or legal highs)

Weapons & firearms
Pyrotechnics
Fires/BBQs
Glass
Smoke Bombs
Drones
Amplified music
Tents/gazebos


After the event:

Please help us by using bins provided and clearing up your immediate sleep
zone space before you depart the event

Please do not leave your outdoor kit behind when you leave the event
The event accepts no responsibility for lost or stolen property


Medical Notes:

If you are on any medication for an existing condition, make sure you take your medication with you in adequate amounts for the duration of the event
If you suffer from any pre-existing medical conditions, regardless of severity, please consult your GP before signing up
If approved by a GP to attend with a medical condition, please make sure you have written information detailing your condition and any medication required


Ticket terms and conditions, and disclaimers:

In the event of cancellation, your initial donation and any/all subsequent donations are non-refundable and will go to the charity (Citizens Advice Flintshire 1090010), however, we will endeavour to put on an alternative event in a reasonable time frame