Home Sweet Home Ministries

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Check out below to learn about all the participants that have pledged to spend a night in their cars. Click on a team/individual page to discover even more!

Please help show your support by donating to the cause today. Your help not only encourages those particpating, but also helps others towards new hope and new directions. Thank You!

 

Hoss' Lucky 7th Time Night in a Car

Donation Goal:
$ 5,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 4,150.00

On the night of February 3, 2023, for the 7th consecutive year, I will be sleeping outside in my car raising money to support the homeless in …

Rev Deb's Car

Donation Goal:
$ 10,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 2,600.00

I began doing Night in a Car when I was a pastor because I wanted to learn how it might feel.....even a little taste of it......to have …

Magaritys in Mittens

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 1,553.00

Coming back for our second year of NIAC! Since joining the HSHM staff a year ago Ive gotten a front row seat to the amazing work of …

Team Salegna

Donation Goal:
$ 1,500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 1,000.00

Home Sweet Home Ministries does an amazing job in our community helping local people that are struggling with homelessness - I am here to support their mission. …

Handy Helpers

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 800.00

RLH Handyman Services builds its business on home improvements. This year we want to help improve the living conditions for those who dont have a place to …

Team Hossmobile

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 650.00

Back for round two of the annual Night in a Car event to help raise awareness for the homeless in our community.

Team Scharris

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 500.00

This will be our first time doing Night In a Car. I started working at Home Sweet Home Ministries as in Intern in the fall of 2020 …

Team Chmello-Marsh

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 500.00

This will be our first time participating in Night in a Car. We are so excited to participate and support such an amazing cause.

Warming Hearts

Donation Goal:
$ 5,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 380.00

We are back for our 5th year and excited to raise awareness and funds for the HSHM mission. Each year we learn new facts, enjoy meeting other …

Redbirds Out and About All Night

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 365.00

Dave Bentlin, Christa Lawhun and I are back as team Redbirds Out and About All Night! This is the sixth year in a row when we will …

Team

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 250.00

This will be our first time in the Night in a Car, and we are excited to participate. We believe all people should play a part in …

Team Brrrrgess

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 250.00

Every year, Im honored to join the volunteers who participate in this event. This will mark the 6th consecutive year I choose to spend a night in …

Cuz for the Cause

Donation Goal:
$ 2,500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 250.00

I'm Michael Sibell and I'm HSHM CEO Matt Burgess' cousin. HSHM does amazing work for the Bloomington community and I'm going to do my part to help …

Giermann Girls Night Out

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 230.00

We had a great experience during our first Night in a Car event that we're signing back up to participate this year. Due to our fundraising success …

Kayden and Jenny

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 160.00

We do this every year. Neither one of us is getting smaller either...I may need to buy a larger car!!!

BOB'S SUPER STARS

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 100.00

This team is in Memory of Bob Hamilton that went to his home in Heaven this spring. This team consist of his family and friends. Some family …

Dos Estrellas

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 50.00

We are just two stars in a big sky of stars but want to use our light to bring awareness and funds to the issues of homelessness. …

Team Wolfhound

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 30.00

So excited to be participating in NIAC for my second year. Ill be joined again this year by my faithful team member Strider.

They made me do it! Duo

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Wreaking all the havoc but taking none of the blame! Coming to a car near you!

The Snoozin' Slagels

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

We're the Snoozin' Slagels, a family like no other on a mission to raise awareness of homelessness and raise support for Home Sweet Home Ministries!

The Lexingtonian

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

HSHM has always been a place I call home! From growing up across the street watching what they do for others, to volunteering, and most importantly showing …

The Bookmobile Babes

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

We're doing it again! The Bookmobile Babes will be participating in Home Sweet Home Ministry's Night in a Car. Our 4th year sleeping on the bus and …

Epsilon Sigma Alpha

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Epsilon Sigma Alpha is a service sorority at Illinois State University. We strive to serve the Bloomington-Normal community!

Team Raising Blessings

Donation Goal:
$ 1,500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Team Raising Blessings is a daughters and mothers team working together to raise awareness of homelessness in our community and raise funds to provide blessings and hope …

Team Paul Davis

Donation Goal:
$ 1,500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Please help Paul Davis raise money for Home Sweet Home Ministries as we spend a night in our car! We are very excited to be back again …

Night for a Good Cause

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

We are participating to bring awareness and compassion to homelessness and to raise funds for Home Sweet Home Ministries.

Still Chillaxin

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Dad & daughter combo ready to Chillax to help stomp out homelessness

Recovery Super Chicks

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

We are a couple of gals who believe that everyone deserves a home. Both of us work in the addiction field and have seen too many people …

Ponnambalam

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

I'm just a regular Guy who wants to do his part in ending homelessness. For many people, homelessness is not a choice, or it may be the …

Normal 1st Pastors

Donation Goal:
$ 1,200.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

We are so grateful for the ministries of Home Sweet Home, carried out every day in our community. They inspire us. For the past 5 years that …

Anti-Freezers

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Were the McBurneys - and we are ready to fight the freeze to help raise funds and awareness for the tragedy that is homelessness. Bring on the …