Kent Scouts BIG cardboard sleep out for Porchlight

8th October 2022

10/08/2022 00:00 10/09/2022 00:00 Europe/London Kent Scouts BIG cardboard sleep out for Porchlight Following on from the success of the 2018 event once again Kent Scouts will be taking to cardboard shelters for the night to raise funds and awareness for Porchlight - Kent's largest charity for homeless and vulnerable people This Autumn, thousands of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers in Kent will raise funds for Porchlight by spending a night outside in cardboard boxes The money raised will go straight towards Porchlight's work helping rough sleepers and vulnerable people across Kent The County Team would like to visit you while you are camping, please mail  porchlight@kentscouts org uk with details of what you are doing, when, times etc You can also send your pictures to yourpics@kentscouts org uk for our web page, like we did back in 2018 Last year Porchlight supported over 9,000 people across Kent Porchlight’s free helpline received 33,679 calls They supported more than 619 people who were rough sleeping in Kent Their community mental health service helped 5,800 people £5 could cover the cost of a phone call to our free helpline £25 could provide a pack of essential toiletries and food to someone moving into one of our hostels£80 could pay for furniture and appliances to get someone set up after they move on from Porchlight into their own accommodation See the 2022 Page so far Here is the Facebook event page
Kent Scouts BIG cardboard sleep out for Porchlight

Following on from the success of the 2018 event once again Kent Scouts will be taking to cardboard shelters for the night to raise funds and awareness for Porchlight - Kent's largest charity for homeless and vulnerable people.

This Autumn, thousands of Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers in Kent will raise funds for Porchlight by spending a night outside in cardboard boxes. The money raised will go straight towards Porchlight's work helping rough sleepers and vulnerable people across Kent.

The County Team would like to visit you while you are camping, please mail  porchlight@kentscouts.org.uk with details of what you are doing, when, times etc. You can also send your pictures to yourpics@kentscouts.org.uk for our web page, like we did back in 2018.

  • Last year Porchlight supported over 9,000 people across Kent
  • Porchlight’s free helpline received 33,679 calls
  • They supported more than 619 people who were rough sleeping in Kent
  • Their community mental health service helped 5,800 people
  • £5 could cover the cost of a phone call to our free helpline
  • £25 could provide a pack of essential toiletries and food to someone moving into one of our hostels
  • £80 could pay for furniture and appliances to get someone set up after they move on from Porchlight into their own accommodation


See the 2022 Page so far

Here is the Facebook event page


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