Big Sleep Out

Lincoln Park

DePaul University is pleased to host Chicago’s Big Sleep Out to raise awareness and funds to help the 8,800 Chicagoans who are experiencing homelessness. As an urban university, DePaul is deeply involved in the life of a global community. It assists in finding just solutions to community problems, especially those which impact our most vulnerable neighbors.

The Chicago event will be taking place in Lincoln Park. 100%* of the funds raised from this event will go towards registered charities helping homeless and displaced people.

If you would like to get in touch regarding the Chicago event, please email us at [email protected]


will support the local organisations listed below.


will go towards supporting people displaced internationally.

Local Charity Beneficiaries

  • all Chicago

    All Chicago Making Homelessness History leads more than 70 partner organizations in a city-wide effort to prevent and end homelessness. All Chicago serves our partners and their clients though emergency financial assistance, community partnerships, data analytics, training and technical assistance, and research. Through this collective effort, homelessness in Chicago has decreased by 20% since 2015.

  • Depaul

    Depaul USA supports people experiencing homelessness to ensure that everyone has a place to call home and a stake in the community. In Chicago, Depaul USA provides housing, case management, counselling and financial assistance with books, food and school expenses, for homeless and housing insecure university students.

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