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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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  • 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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  • The First Night 2017 University of Lethbridge

    Tonight we had the 5 Sleepers, 3 Guest sleepers, and the weather got down to -24. Here’s the Individual sleepers blog posts: Ashley Prefontaine: Day 1: It’s pretty crazy cold! I think if I can get through tonight, I can get through the rest of the week. Not having any technology with which to entertain […]

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  • The Day of the Barbecue

    Connor BullochToday has been a pretty good day. The BBQ was good but other than that I didn’t get out to much. ¬†Since we have to have one person at the shelter the whole time and everyone else wanted to walk around. I’m still super stoked to be doing this event! I can’t believe how […]

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  • Still going strong!

    AndreaSo we’re still going strong! Almost halfway through, and things are going well. We are staying warm, despite the couple snowflakes in the morning. The toughest part of today for me was keeping my energy up after our second night of sleep. It’s been difficult to keep going after donations when my body is starting […]

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  • The First Full Day!!

    AndreaDay one. What an interesting day! Today also happened to be my 23rd birthday, which made the day more eventful. The day started out a bit rough as I did not get the best sleep last night, but I was surprised at the amount of support we have received this early on. So many people […]

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  • The First Night!

    Andrea I am participating in 5 Days this year because I see it as a valuable experience not only for my future career in the Public Health field, but also individually. I see it as a great cause, and I hope to raise awareness amongst students here at the University and the surrounding community about […]

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