Organise your own



Organising your own Sleep Walk for Shelter

This winter bring together your friends, colleagues, or community to walk to raise funds for our vital work fighting homelessness. You’re in charge – choose a date, distance, and route that works for you, and walk in solidarity with people facing homelessness in your area.

Across the country, far too many people are living with homelessness and bad housing. Help us take a stand and tackle the housing crisis head on.

Sleep Walk 2019 - Organising your own Sleep Walk

How it works

Sign up to create your own walk

Set up your online fundraising page

Download your organiser’s pack

Recruit walkers and plan your walk

Raise money and get walking!

Want help organising your own Sleep Walk for Shelter? We’re there every step of the way. Take a look at our FAQs.

Anyone across the country can organise their own Sleep Walk for Shelter. We will fully support you through all the aspects of organising your walk, from mapping out the route, to participant recruitment and fundraising. You can organise your Sleep Walk for Shelter anytime, but we recommend you select a date between 18 November to 18 December.

Once you have registered you will receive your Organiser’s Guide, which contains information on all aspects of organising a charity walk from how to map out a route to promoting your event to friends and family to join you as well as fundraising. The events team will also be on hand to answer any questions you have.

We will also send you regular emails with lots of useful tips to help you along the way. You can also join the organise your own Sleep Walk for Shelter Facebook group, where we will post helpful hints and information. You can share ideas and get help from other Sleep Walk for Shelter organisers.

It’s free to register to organise your own Sleep Walk for Shelter and there is no minimum fundraising target. You will be given the option to donate towards your Organiser’s Guide when you sign up – this will be posted out to you within two weeks from registering. We ask you do fundraise to support Shelter’s vital work to help those in bad housing or homelessness this winter.

As the organiser, when you register you will receive a walker pack which will include your Organisers Guide, Shelter scarf, stickers and a Sleep Walk for Shelter ribbon in the post two weeks from when you sign up. You will also be able to download invites, posters, arrows, and start and finish signs online.

Sleep Walk 2019 - FAQs

Live in Manchester or London?

Join us at one of our Sleep Walk for Shelter events in your city this December.