Join the CEO’s, GM’s and MD’s of Bord Gáis Energy, Google, Facebook, Toyota and Three – to name but a few – at the Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin or Corks historic Spike Island, where you swap your executive chair for a sleeping bag and join your peers for one night to raise vital funds to support our work and send a message of solidarity to people experiencing homelessness in Ireland today.
You and your colleagues at work can be a part of Shine a Light Night 2019 by coming together as a team to raise vital funds and sleep-out, or sleep-in, at work. So stage a sleep-out in the car park, in the garden, on the roof terrace, in the lobby and make sure your team is a part of something truly extraordinary.
Last year, we helped 500 families to escape homelessness and move into a home of their own, we also helped 300 families from losing their home. That’s 800 families’ whose lives have changed forever; who can now wake up on Sunday morning and cook breakfast together in their own kitchen. That’s amazing. Shine A Light Night played a vital part in achieving this. Thank you to everyone who took part and made a difference to the lives of so many people.
The time has come again to give up your comfort for change, for those in a position of influence to stand together and commit to making a difference in the lives of people who are homeless in Ireland today – and to compel others to do the same.
Since 2012, with your help, Shine A Light Night has raised over 4 Million Euro for people who are experiencing homelessness all over Ireland. In 2018, this support enabled us to help over 15,500 people.
So, will you give one night to change a lifetime?
In 2018, 89% of every euro received was spent directly on our frontline services to combat and prevent homelessness: