In The News: Sleep-Out and Vigil 2015

A night in the cold to raise awareness of homelessness

By Eliza Larson of WCAX Channel 3 News
December 7, 2015

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -  For a people who have no place to call home the pending winter cold is tough to face. But, a campout in Middlebury Saturday night is raising money and awareness for a growing number of homeless Vermonters...

Read more and watch the TV news coverage: http://www.wcax.com/story/30676871/a-night-in-the-cold-to-raise-awareness-of-homelessness


Camping For A Cause: Shelter Hosts Sleep-Out to Combat Homelessness

by Hye-Jin Kim of the Middlebury Campus
December 2, 2015

It’s no surprise there’s little overlap between winter-camping enthusiasts and Addison County’s homeless. In our own community, there are those who will have no choice but to spend at least one frigid night outside this winter. While most of us are fortunate enough to lack first-hand experience, sleeping outside frankly sucks (unless there’s a $200 sub-zero sleeping bag involved)...

Read more: http://middleburycampus.com/article/camping-for-a-cause-shelter-hosts-sleep-out-to-combat-homelessness/


Student Voice: Spending a Cold Night Out for the Homeless

by Dan Adamek of the Middlebury News Room
December 8, 2015

In Vermont, winter is seen as a time of immense fun by most Middlebury students. To us, winter means skiing at the Snow Bowl. Winter means snowball fights and making snow angels on Battell Beach. Snow means curling up with some homework and drinking hot tea in front of a fire...

Read more: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/646969/node/504368