Sleepout for Soul is a family friendly event! This year we are hoping to host over 500 sleepers to Sleepout for Soul with us at the Bolton St carpark and raise over $200,000 for Soul Hub.
Sleepout for Soul 2023
When: Friday 19th May, 6pm
Where: Bolton St Car Park
Soul invites you to come together and raise funds to support the homeless and vulnerable in our community.
Thank you for Sleeping out for Soul. Together we hope to raise $200,000 to support vulnerable and homeless people in Newcastle. See you in the Bolton Street carpark on Friday 19th May!
We would like to thank our event supporter – Graincorp for their generous contributions and support for our 2023 Sleepout for Soul.
How to register
In a few easy steps, you will be on your way to supporting Soul Hub!
Register to Sleepout in the Bolton Street Car Park and enjoy a fabulous night under the stars with the Soul family.
When you register, an individual fundraising page will be automatically set up for you and anyone else that you register. Each registrant will receive an invite from Soul Hub to the registered email address which you will need to accept to be taken to your fundraising page.
You will also have the option to start or join a team at the time of registering, if you set up a team you will also receive another invite from Soul Hub which you will need to accept to be taken to your team page.
On all of your fundraising pages, you can personalise with images, messaging and set your fundraising goals. Then you can share with your family, friends, and colleagues and start fundraising for the 2023 Sleepout for Soul!
If you have issues with the registration process please email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide us with as much information as possible so we can help.
Important information regarding the Sleepout night.
The main thing is to arrive early to get your sleeping area set up, and then you can get involved and mingle with everyone over the course of the night. Whether you wish to do a little or a lot, there will be something for everyone.
Discounted overnight parking at Bolton St Carpark is available between 5pm and 8am – arrive after 5pm Friday and leave before 8am Saturday for only $5. Arrive or leave outside that period and standard commercial parking rates apply.
On arrival please check-in at the Rego desk on Level 8 before setting up.
Below we have provided a program of the key times on the night:
6pm Arrive, Register and Set up your sleeping area
6pm – 7.15pm Food van, coffee cart, live music & more
7.15pm Welcome Speech (by Soul CEO Rick Prosser)
7:30pm Soul Hub Auctions
8.00pm Tours of Soul Hub
8.15pm Fire pits, giant jenga, live music & more
9:30pm Big finish with live music
10pm End of formal activities
You may also be wondering what to bring:
- Swag, Sleeping bag, Doona, Blanket, Small Mattress, etc
- Whatever you will be comfortable to sleep in (eye mask, pjs, very, very warm clothes!)
- Cash (for Coffee van, Food trucks, auctions)
- Foldup Chair
- Drinks, nibblies and snack food
Other relevant information:
- Sleepers are welcome to bring alcohol to enjoy sensibly on the night.
- For those who wish to smoke there will be a designated smoking area on Level 6
- We also kindly ask that you do not bring dogs, pets, bikes, skateboards, ball games etc, to Sleepout for the safety of others.
Could you be a sponsor or partner?
At Soul, we love it when people or businesses partner with our events. It really empowers us to make them the best they can be.
For this year’s Sleepout for Soul 2023, you can partner with us in several ways. Donate prizes for the car park and virtual event, provide financial sponsorship to offset our hosting costs, or suggest some other sort of in-kind sponsorship.
To have a conversation about event sponsorship or partnership, please contact Matt (0403 924 812 or email@example.com)
Soul Hub will happily acknowledge your generosity on a rolling big-screen slideshow at the event and on social media following the sleepout.