A Mass Sleepout to End Homelessness in Scotland. For Good.

We’re inviting you to join us and 9,000 others in Princes Street Gardens on the 9th of December for the World's largest ever sleepout. You’ll be joined by some of the world's biggest artists, to sleep in the cold for one night.

By raising funds and working together, we can stop the sticky plaster mentality and get to the root issues with a plan to eradicate homelessness over a 5 year period by providing people with housing, rehabilitation, job opportunities and the support they need to get back on their feet.

We want to make Scotland an example for the whole world to follow. We’re a small country. A nation of innovators. The statistics of homelessness in Scotland are not insurmountable.

We can do this. We just need you.

Busking

Liam Gallagher
All playing stripped back sets
Deacon Blue
Frightened Rabbit
Amy Mcdonald
Speaking
Josh Littlejohn

Josh Littlejohn

Sleeping out
Sir Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof

Bedtime Story
John Cleese

John Cleese

Hosting
Rob Brydon

Rob Brydon

Corporate Lunch
Martin Wishart

Martin Wishart

Fundraising makes it possible

By joining our Sleepout you will be joining a collaborative movement of the third sector, the private sector and The Scottish Government to tackle one of society's most pressing issues.You can join as an individual or as a business - all you have to do is make a minimum fundraising commitment. Whether you are participating in the sleep out or not, you can also make any of the following pledges to help eradicate homelessness in Scotland:

  1. If you are an employer you can pledge an employment opportunity
  2. If you have a spare room you can offer it up for a short period to help someone find their feet
  3. You can become a regular donor by setting up a small direct debit donation
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So Far We've Raised

£1,834,200

Our Fundraising Goal

£4,000,000
Job Opportunities Pledged
Job Opportunities Pledged
Pledged so far 45 The goal 1000
Pledge a Job Opportunity
Suported Lodgings
Supported Lodgings (spare room)
Pledged so far 27 The goal 1000
Pledge a Spare Room
Regulard Donor Supporters
Regular Donor Supporters
Pledged so far 60 The goal 1000
Become a regular donor
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What’s On

We have invited some amazing people to support the mission by sleeping out, performing, reading bedtime stories and serving breakfast.  At 11pm, the lights will go out and all 9,000 people will bed down on a cold Scottish Winter's night under the stars.

Stripped Back Acoustic Sets from
Stripped Back Acoustic Sets from

Liam Gallagher, Amy Macdonald, Frightened Rabbit and Deacon Blue

Sleeping out and Addressing the Audience
Sleeping out and Addressing the Audience

Sir Bob Geldof and Josh Littlejohn MBE

Bedtime Stories
Bedtime Stories

John Cleese

Serving the Bacon Rolls at 7am
Serving the Bacon Rolls at 7am

Rob Brydon and Scottish Government Cabinet Ministers

Become part of something great
Become part of something great

Join a movement to end homelessness in Scotland for Good

Participate in the sleepout
Participate in the sleepout

Sleep in the park with Friends

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How your Donations Help

A Nationwide Jobs Program for the Homeless
A Nationwide Jobs Program for the Homeless
Accomodation and Housing Solutions
Accomodation and Housing Solutions
Addiction Rehabilitation Facilities
Addiction Rehabilitation Facilities
A National Homelessness Eradication Strategy
A National Homelessness Eradication Strategy

This year Social Bite are inviting 9,000 people to Sleep Out on the night of 9th December with a mission to eradicate homelessness in Scotland for good

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