Campout for a Cause
For the past few months, we have been staying at home, spending time with our kids and spouses, trying to make the best of a trying time. Here at YSS, we have been brainstorming ideas for an event that will bring families, friends, and the community together to support those in need. Campout for a Cause will be an overnight event that participants can enjoy from their own back yard or living room.
The event encourages participants to set up a camping atmosphere from inside their homes. We will be streaming Facebook Live videos all throughout the evening, with members of the community reading ghost stories, singing campfire songs, and sharing recipes for the perfect bonfire. Teams (families) will peer to peer fundraise, winning various prizes as their funds increase. We hope that this event will give families the opportunity to come together and spend a fun-filled night with each other and find a sense of community in their neighbors and friends that they haven't been able to connect with closely during this time.
All proceeds will go to our underfunded programs at YSS so we can serve the most vulnerable in our community. Throughout this crisis, we have continued to serve youth, adults, and families that come through our doors needing assistance. This event will give us the opportunity to help strengthen a child's future, provide shelter to homeless families, and give individuals the means for essential, everyday needs.
Campout for a cause will take place on June 5th and you can register your team at https://www.youthservicessystem.org/.