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!

 

Eric Hoss

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 4,300.00

Homelessness is very real in Bloomington-Normal and we must do everything we can to help those living with it. This is my third year in the Night …

A Warm Bed is a Blessing

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 4,252.00

When life deals us all the ups and downs, God opens our eyes to the true needs and blessings. In our increasingly tough world the essentials are …

Team Boyd

Donation Goal:
$ 1,500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 2,640.00

We both love our community. Bloomington has given us friends, careers and experiences that we will cherish for a lifetime. We feel that a community like ours …

Team Huette

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 2,200.00

Last year Andy and Elly participated in NIAC for the first time. This year our second daughter Mercy will be joining the team! NIAC is not just …

Kayden and Jenny

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 1,728.00

My nephew and I participated in this wonderful experience last year. I hope to continue the tradition for years to come!

Redbirds Out and About All Night

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 1,335.00

We participated in Night in a Car for the first time in 2018 and we are back for more! We were proud to have raised over $1,200 …

Father and Son

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 1,150.00

You see them on the street. You probably wonder " are they really homeless or scam artists". You decide to do nothing. I get it...but this is …

Keller Williams- Jenny Hill Scott

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 1,076.00

I am passionate about people and helping with a need for a place to call home. I have been in the home making business for over 30 …

Rev Deb's Car

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 1,050.00

I believe that Home Sweet Home Ministries does an exceptional job of serving the people in our area and I want to be a part of this …

Why Not Me 2

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

Let's do it Again! Yes, we are volunteering to Spend the Night in A Car on Feb 1, 2019 to help bring awareness to the hidden and …

Team Connect Transit

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 970.00

This will be Connect Transit’s first year participating in Night in a Car (Bus). Part of Connect’s mission is to strengthen and enrich individual lives and our …

Integrity Technology Solutions

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 950.00

This is our first year supporting HSHM's Night in a Car! We're excited to do our part to support the mission of HSHM and the important services …

Mission Possible Disciples

Donation Goal:
$ 5,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 775.00

This is my 3rd time of participating in this great event and this year I have teamed up with the Clinton Presbyterian Church Youth Group. As the …

Journey Small Group

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 650.00

Our small group, Journey, from St. Patrick Church of Merna, started volunteering at Home Sweet Home Mission to cook and serve breakfast on Saturday mornings the …

Normal First Misfits

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 625.00

We are the Normal First UMC youth and we're back for our 2nd year of Night In A Car!

Roller - Night in a Car 2019

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 535.00

I have been introduced to this event as part of Leadership McLean County, and am excited to participate for the first time! Please help me reach my …

NORMAL FIRST UNITED METHODIST PASTORS & FAMILY

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 410.00

This is one night for us to learn about what many go through every night. We hope you'll help us reach our goal as together we support …

Leadership McLean County - Leaders On Loan

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 400.00

Our Leaders on Loan team from Leadership McLean County is supporting Night In A Car!! We would like to encourage all Current Leadership McLean County participants and …

Girls’ night in a car

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 400.00

After last year’s experience, we were so humbled. We cannot imagine not participating again to help raise awareness and money for this cause.

Dana's Camry Contemplation 2.0

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 375.00

"And the King will answer them, 'Truly I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it …

Cummings Ride

Donation Goal:
$ 1,500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 355.00

This will be my 3rd year participating in this awesome event to raise awareness of homelessness and raise money to support one of few shelters in McLean …

Chuck Erickson

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 325.00

Christianity is a practical faith, a faith where it falls largely on individuals to be their brother's keeper. Matthew 25:37-40. God has decided to let imperfect men …

Team BRRRgess

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 325.00

I'm back for year 3! Once again, I’ll be joining several courageous & hardy volunteers to spend an entire night out with only my car as shelter …

The Cherokee’s

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 320.00

Living in the suburbs of Chicago I am well aware of the many homeless families living on the streets every winter. In the past I have helped …

Victory For The Homeless

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 300.00

I am someone that loves where I live and wants everyone to have the opportunity to live life well. Being homeless certainly hinders that opportunity. If we …

Warming Hearts

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 255.00

Former social service providers helping to raise awareness. Help us to make a difference in our community.

Megan's 3rd night

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 240.00

Raising money while camping out in my car. Easiest way to put myself in someone elses shoes.

Krista & Samantha's 2nd Night in a Car

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 210.00

We did this fundraiser last year and learned a lot. Please help us raise money for this amazing organization!!

Keller Williams- BJ Armstrong Custom Homes

Donation Goal:
$ 3,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 175.00

We're excited to partner with Home Sweet Home Ministries to serve the people in need in Bloomington-Normal!

Forever Grateful

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 151.00

We are the Page-Blumstein family! We have to chose to participate to help raise awareness and funds for homelessness in our community. We are blessed to have …

Adkisson Search - Hope for the Homeless Braving the Cold

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 150.00

We are participating to help bring awareness to those who are going through tough times right here in our community. Hoping to support Home Sweet Home Ministries …

Keller Williams- Mandel House Moves You

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 125.00

Home Sweet Home Ministries has been a part of the Mandel House Real Estate's "Making a Difference in Our Community" program for the last 2 years. I …

First Baptist Church of Bloomington

Donation Goal:
$ 3,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 100.00

In our second year of participation, we hope to put faith into action by learning of the needs in the community and enlisting support to raise awareness …

Team Dr Mitchell

Donation Goal:
$ 5,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 100.00

I am so excited to be part of this fundraiser. The last few years, I have done a Blanketing Bloomington drive through my practice for HSH and …

Charis GC West

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 50.00

A Charis small group that desires to help those in our community!

#TEAMSTEBEL

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 45.00

I have been blessed to serve on the Home Sweet Home Ministries Board of Directors the past few years and have seen the good this organization does …

Ron Webb

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 25.00

My younger brother Ron Webb, went through so much while homeless off and on over the years. On May 8th his 54th birthday his foot was amputated …

Keller Williams- The Bunting Girls

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 20.00

We are participating in the Night In A Car because we want to be apart of the difference it makes in the community that we live in. …

Keller Williams- Meenu Bhaskar

Donation Goal:
$ 1,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 10.00

We're excited to partner with Home Sweet Home Ministries to serve the people in need in Bloomington-Normal!

Kavya Raman

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Love to Volunteer for Home Sweet Home!

Books in the Car

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

We're looking forward to sharing this experience as a family. Our 7 year old son, Dean, collected items for HSHM for his birthday and is eager to …

Captain Biscuit

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

Trying to make a difference.

Trimblin' In The Cold

Donation Goal:
$ 300.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

This will be my third year participating. Home Sweet Home does so much for those in need in our community and I'm blessed to be able to …

HDFS Cares!

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

We are a group of faculty and students from the Human Development and Family Science program in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences at Illinois State …

Team Our Redeemer

Donation Goal:
$ 2,000.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

We exist to welcome people to faith, help people grow in the faith that works in real life, and serve our community and the world together in …

Jen Swearingen

Donation Goal:
$ 200.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

❤️

Mommy&Me

Donation Goal:
$ 200.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

You never know someone's story. You can never predict tomorrow. Financial crisis can strike any one of us any given time. Imagine financial crisis striking you. Losing …

Keller Williams- Kim Theisen

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

We're excited to partner with Home Sweet Home Ministries to serve the people in need in Bloomington-Normal!

Pastor Terry

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

When you are homeless the time it takes just to survive and do the routine things we just take for granted is overwhelming. I look forward to …

Keller Williams- Noreen Behrends

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

We're excited to partner with Home Sweet Home Ministries to serve the people in need in Bloomington-Normal!

Sweet Dreams Team

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

We want every child in our community to have a warm bed and sweet dreams every night. The two of us will be spending a night in …

Spencer Hansen

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

Back for a third year! This event is always such a challenge and keeps me humble. It opens my eyes once again to the plights of others …

Keller Williams- Smith Party of 8

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

Keller Williams is excited to partner with Home Sweet Home Ministries to serve the people in need in Bloomington-Normal!

Lexingtonian

Donation Goal:
$ 500.00
Donation Raised:
$ 0.00

This is my second time in three years doing this event. My heart is always in the community, and HSHM has been there for my family when …

Keller Williams- Tania Willis

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

We're excited to partner with Home Sweet Home Ministries to serve the people in need in Bloomington-Normal!