WIU to host ‘Sleep Out for the Homeless’ event

MACOMB, Ill. (NEWS3) — The Western Illinois University Marketing Club will host an event to raise money and awareness for a local homeless shelter.

For the first time, the group plans to ‘Sleep Out for the Homeless’ on Nov. 8-9 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. It will take place at 1545 Riverview Drive in Macomb.

The night will include games, activities, food, live music and guest speakers.

It is $25 per person and kids 10 and under are free.

All money will go to Macomb’s men’s and women’s homeless shelter, Samaritan Well Inc.

You can go to the WIU Marketing Club’s event page on Facebook to order a ticket.