5 Days for the Homeless has been a prominent campaign on Laurier campus for the past several years. Year after year we can somehow convince 5 people to voluntarily sleep outside with no access to food, basic necessities, and with just the clothes on their back and sleeping bags. They still have to attend classes, hand in assignments, go to group meetings, and even study. This is all happening while they don’t have a bed to sleep in, caffeine to fuel the late night studying or other basic necessities.
Did I mention already that these students do this VOLUNTARILY?
It’s crazy to think of the passion that these students have in raising awareness and donations for an amazing cause such as 5 Days. By sacrificing their basic necessities, they are helping to demonstrate the struggles that youth across Canada experience by having no home to live in.
Do you think you could sacrifice all of that?
Each year, 5 Days collaborates with local charities Argus and ROOF who offer services and support for youth homelessness in the KW area. They are the experts who work diligently each year to find ways to improve the lives of those struggling on the streets. Each year, it is with great happiness that we can present them with a cheque to help support their services.
So take a stroll across campus and be sure to visit these volunteers by the Fred Nichols Campus Centre. They will be camped out there until this Friday actively campaigning for the youth homeless in the KW area.
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