Manager of Preston North End Alex Neil is urging Prestonians to bed down for the night at Deepdale.Advertisement
There’s a week left to register for the Big PNE Sleep Out which aims to raise £50,000 for The Foxton Centre’s Housing First Initiative.
With the Lillywhites flying high in the Championship the gaffer released a short video clip following his pre-Blackburn Rovers clash press conference.
He said: “There’s one week left to register for the Big PNE Sleep Out at Deepdale.
“We’re looking to raise £50,000 for The Foxton Centre to buy a house for homeless people.
“Please help in any way you can by registering and donating. Thank you.”
The Big PNE Sleep Out takes place on Friday November 15 at Deepdale Stadium, with around 300 people expected to sleep out for the night.
Organised by the club, The Foxton Centre, Biffa and Blog Preston the event will fund the purchase of a house where rough sleepers can get a much needed roof over their heads.
The deadline for registering to take part in the event is Friday November 1.
How you can take part in the Sleep Out or donate
The sleepout is available for individuals, small businesses and large companies to take part in.
As an individual – minimum target of £100 sponsorship
Businesses with one to five employees – minimum target of £250 sponsorship
Businesses with six to 25 employees – minimum target of £500 sponsorship
Businesses with 26 or more employees – minimum target of £1,000 sponsorship
Those taking part are then encouraged to raise additional sponsorship for undertaking the sleepout.
To register your interest in taking part then please visit the Big PNE Sleepout page on the Foxton Centre website. You must register by Friday November 1.
If you don’t fancy sleeping out at Deepdale but want to support the event you can make a donation at The Big PNE Sleep Out appeal page.
And Kate and Ed from Blog Preston will be doing the Sleep Out, you can donate to support them here. We really appreciate your backing!
The Military veterans doing the Sleep Out, the man who has already tripled his fundraising target, the PNE online forum members bedding down and the businesses from Preston taking part.