Sleepout in your yard or wherever your personal comfort zone is during this pandemic. In addition to sleeping out, there will be a "Star" Art Exhibit on display temporarily along the sidewalks of 39th-40th-41st Street between Ingersoll and Woodland (weather permitting). All are welcome to contribute original family-friendly works of creative art that raises awareness about youth homelessness (photography, poetry, watercolors, collages, clay, wood, other materials). Some donated art materials are available in a tub in front of 632 40th Street.
WHY: To raise awareness and money to address the critical problem of youth homelessness in Central Iowa. All proceeds benefit Iowa Homeless Youth Centers. Iowa Homeless Youth Centers is a community-based organization of YSS (based in Ames, Iowa).