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SAVE THE DATE!  Sept. 29 & 30, 2018

2nd Annual Drive-In Sleep Out 

Sat, Sep 29, 3:00 PM – Sun, Sep 30, 10:00 AM

Family Promise of Beaverton is hosting the 2nd Annual Drive-In Sleep Out event at Beaverton City Park (12500 SW 4th St, Beaverton, OR 97005) on Saturday, Sept. 29 & Sunday, Sept. 30. Join the team from Family Promise, as we try to pack 200 parking spots with ‘car-camping adventurers’ who want to raise funds and awareness about child and family homelessness in Beaverton.  

Saturday festivities include live music, guest speakers, food, and an art show. There will be hands-on activities for the kids, too.  Don’t forget to bring a chair and a blanket since the night ends with a movie in the park for the whole family. Once the festivities end, event participants can spend the night sleeping in their vehicles in order to better understand the reality that so many families in our community are faced with on a daily basis.    

On Sunday morning the smell of delicious food will fill the air as volunteers serve a hearty breakfast and lots of coffee to the brave adventurers who Drove-In and Slept Out. 

Register

Plan to spend the night in your car?  Register here for a parking space. Cost is $25.

After you have registered for the event, Family Promise of Beaverton will contact you by email to confirm important information such as your T-shirt size, team members, etc.  Your event registration fee covers the cost of as many people as you can fit inside of your vehicle. Just remember that you might be sleeping in that vehicle, so in some instances, less is more.

Step-by-step registration instructions may be found here.

Raise Money

Can't make it to the Drive-In Sleep Out? That doesn't mean you still can't support the effort. Help to make this our biggest fundraiser of the year by helping Family Promise of Beaverton meet our $50,000 goal! All you need to do is visit https://www.mightycause.com/team/Diso2018 and create a fundraising team. 

Step-by-step fundraising instructions may be found here.

Want to find out more about The 2nd Annual Drive-In Sleep Out, please contact info@familypromiseofbeaverton.org

If you are interested in being an event sponsor please click here.


Past Events


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Saturday June 2, 2018
Because no child should be without a bed

9am-12pm  Sunset Presbyterian Church, 14986 NW Cornell Rd

Our inaugural Great Bed Race was hosted by Leadership Beaverton Class off 2018! They did a marvelous job putting on the event. We had live music throughout the whole event as beds went whooshing past cheering spectators! Everyone is already talking about next year and their training regiment for their teams. See you all next year!

Registration Info

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Registration Steps

Step 1

Register your team

Step 2

Pay registration fee (and optionally rent a bed)

Partial payments allowed if team members want to pay separately

Step 3 (optional)

Want to make an additional donation at this time? Click here.

Step 4 (optional)

Want to become a sponsor? Contact Lyndsey 503-849-4719

 

Team FUNdraising

Get your entire team involved with FUNdraising. Use fundraising method of your choice and bring donations to race day. Team raising the most will win a prize.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact Lyndsey 503-849-4719

Download Event Details

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Bed Construction

The Rules

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Download Race Rules

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Download Bed Construction Information

Grand Opening - March 1, 2018

 
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We celebrated our Grand Opening with nearly 400 of our friends, supporters, and partners! A huge thank you to all who helped make our big day possible and to those who came out and celebrated with us!

Fundraiser at Beaverton Red Robin - November 1, 2017

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Thank you to all those who joined us in celebrating the conclusion of Family Promise week for a fundraiser at the Beaverton Red Robin.  The food was delicious and the company was awesome! Stay tuned for how much we raised.


Family Promise Week - October 22-29, 2017

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We had a successful a week of awareness of child and family homelessness in Beaverton! 

Read coverage of Family Promise Week and the City's proclamation  by the Beaverton Valley Times here.

Tuesday, October 24th, 6:30 pm Beaverton City Hall: Beaverton City Council Meeting. Mayor Denny Doyle declared this week, Family Promise Week in Beaverton. 

All Week Beaverton Main Library: Supporters could visit the Beaverton Library and check out a display table of books - for all ages - on homelessness and poverty.

All Week Around Beaverton: Supporters participated in events and visited our community partners, supporters, houses of worship and local businesses. Take a selfie and tag us on social media with the location and #ThisIsHowWePromise as our community moves closer to the opening of our own Family Promise of Beaverton.

All Week Westside Methodist: Held a returnable can and bottle drive to benefit Family Promise of Beaverton. 

All Week St. Juan Diego: Held a returnable can and bottle drive to benefit Family Promise of Beaverton. 

All Week Beaverton Bakery:  Supporters bought loaves of "Cracked Wheat Bread" and the Bakery donated all proceeds for that loaf to Family Promise of Beaverton.  Beaverton Bakery has a strong commitment to the community and is an enthusiastic supporter of Family Promise of Beaverton.  Beaverton Bakery is located in Old Town Beaverton 12375 SW Broadway, Beaverton, OR 97005. 


Beaverton Celebration Parade - September 9, 2017

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We had a blast at this year's Beaverton Parade!

We tossed lots of candy and blew bubbles along the route and had fun introducing Family Promise of Beaverton to the community. 

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Drive In - Sleep Out - June 10-11, 2017

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A huge THANK YOU to those who joined us for our inaugural Drive In - Sleep Out! Together we raised $35,000! 

For one night, we drove in and slept out at the Beaverton Fountain Park. Participants could commit to spend the night in their car to raise awareness and money to help end family homelessness in Beaverton. Understanding that not everyone is able to sleep in their car overnight, there was an option to become a Backseat Driver and participate in the event with the option of going home when we turned in for the night.

We had live music, BBQ, games and watched Zootopia on the big screen in the park. In the morning we had a wonderful pancake breakfast.

Last year, over 1,600 students in the Beaverton School District were affected by housing instability or found themselves without any shelter at all. This event will help families take a U-Turn toward success in an effort to make sure every student has the stability they need.