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November 8th, 2008

The Duches of Earle just found this posting about the Nov. 22nd, 2008, Sleep Out with Bob Fisher and Corey Koskie on the Wayzata, Minnesota, website.  Apparently there are sleep outs that go on all over the community for over a month.  After all, the goal is $2 million.  More power to ’em! says the Duchess.  :) 

Saturday, November 08, 2008
13th Annual Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners (IOCP) Sleep Out Kickoff
From the Wayzata Bay Window, Winter 2008 Edition.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Novomber 15 At Klapprich Park. Join IOCP to kick off The Sleep Out 2008 Campaign. The need has never been greater. IOCP is relying on the generosity, heart, and will of this community to meet its $2 million goal. Kare 11 Anchor Mike Pomeranz will emcee the event that includes free food, music, and speakers, including Bob Fisher, affordable housing advocate, and LaDonna Hoy, executive director of IOCP. During the Sleep Out, people gather pledges and sleep out in a tent at IOCP or host sleep outs at their churches, schools, businesses, homes and in their neighborhoods.

The campaign, runs Nov. 15-Dec. 23 to create greater awareness around the
issue of affordable housing and to ensure that IOCP can respond to the increased demand for some form of housing assistance in our community.

To learn more and to donate, go to http://www.iocp.org/, call 952-404-9388, or make a donation by sending your check to IOCP, 110 Grand Ave.,Wayzata MN 55391.

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