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  • The Final Moments of 5 Days

    We did it! We hit $10,000 and exceeded it. I personally cannot thank everyone enough. The support has been overwhelming and I cannot wait to plan this event again next year! – Sarah von Gradulewski Co-Cordinator of 5 days Lethbridge 2017.  Our Sleepers Final Messages: Ashley Prefontaine:  Finished! The end has come with tears of […]

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  • Days 3 + 4 – U of A

    Wednesday: Thanks to Michelle from the U of A for sleeping out with us! Her wisdom and stories from past campaigns really raised our spirits through the night.   Today was our barbecue event, which was a huge success! Special thanks to Dewey’s for providing the burgers on such short notice. As usual, we ran […]

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  • Thursday March 16 2017!!!

    Today slowed down a little for everyone, but State & Main brought food to the sleepers, and Wood’s Homes brought breakfast and then stopped by to visit the sleepers and say thanks for everything. They packed along games and coffee for the sleepers. Last night after they wrote the blog posts, Janelle gave the sleepers […]

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  • Wednesday March 15, 2017!

    Today was amazing! We threw a barbecue today and raised nearly $600. Thanks again to Aramark for the Hotdogs and buns and Frito-Lay for all the chips! Our guest sleepers last night competed to see who could raise the most amount of money, and together they almost raised $1,000 between the two! The tally is […]

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  • 5D4H UBC: Lessons from Day 2

    March 15. 1:51AM – Today I met a young fellow by the name of Jay. He seemed a little rough around the edges, and I later learned he’d been avoided by some of the others who he made feel uncomfortable. I decided to take the time to get to know him and soon found out he […]

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  • Tuesday! 2017!

    Today was a good one, we had the Lethbridge Herald come by, Global News, and Hudson’s Pub donated the lunch to the sleepers. Sonya von Heyking – a U of L professor – walked around campus with our sleepers asking the faculty members and other connections for donations so a BIG shoutout to her! We […]

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  • Day 2 – 5 Days U of A

    The campaign has started off wonderfully! Unfortunately, we got caught up in the hustle and bustle of the first day and forgot to post! Quick recap of Day 1: The excitement of starting the campaign propelled us to a great start to the week. The outpouring of support for our pancake breakfast was heartwarming, and […]

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  • Night #2 Blog

    Robert Mohrbutter:  Dear Mom, I slept outside last night. It was really really cold but I survived. I’m sleeping outside again tonight and will not sleep in a bed until Friday. I know you must be very concerned about me but I want you to know that I’m safe and well. Luckily I am only […]

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  • 5D4H UBC: Elodie’s Day 1 Reflections

    March 13. 9:50 PM – My first night went well despite the freezing cold. The day before, we collected cardboard from a dumpster to use as a base under our sleeping bags. I wore 5 layers of tops/sweaters + had a blanket, but still didn’t feel warm enough and woke up every few hours. I can’t […]

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  • Monday 2017!

    Today it warmed up a bit, the snow fell onto the sleepers beds, but we made do. CTV News stopped by for an interview, we will post the link once they put it online. Our lunch donation was Mr. Mikes, and Woods Home’s stopped by to bring a few small gifts for the sleepers. Here’s […]

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