Detroit Today

Raising Awareness Of Homelessness By Sleeping Out

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Wayne State University First Lady, Jacqueline Wilson, to discuss the need for greater awareness about homelessness in Detroit and an event this evening organized by Covenant House Michigan called Sleep Out: Executive Edition. The fundraiser includes executives from over 40 companies sleeping in cardboard boxes with a sleeping bag on the grounds of CHM. On any given night Detroit has at least 5,000 homeless people spending the night on the streets.