Springfield Sleepout Helps End Homelessness for Local Youth

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Oct. 31, 2016) — The 8th annual Springfield Sleepout is Friday, Nov. 4, through Saturday, Nov. 5, and serves as a symbol of the homeless youth experience in conjunction with National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. Participants will “sleep out” in an effort to raise money for The Kitchen, Inc.’s Rare Breed Youth Services program and create awareness of youth homelessness to inspire others to take action to end it.   Data shows the median age of first-time homelessness on their own in Springfield is only 16-years-old, and more than half of those who are homeless got kicked out of their homes. With no support system or money to live, it’s a terrifyingly brutal life on the streets. Imagine being a teenager who has nowhere safe to sleep, no…
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The Mic Drop…A Lip Sync Battle

WHO: The Kitchen, Inc.   WHAT: The Mic Drop…A Lip Sync Battle presented by Heart of America Beverage Company is guaranteed to be a fun night on the town while supporting The Kitchen, Inc.   WHERE: The Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East, Springfield, MO   WHEN: Saturday, October 22nd, 7:00 P.M.   COST: $15 per person (The show is 18 and older)   WHY: The Kitchen, Inc. is excited to bring this event to Springfield. Lip sync battles have become increasingly popular and we decided celebrities shouldn’t be the only ones having fun. We have so many talented people living right here in the Ozarks and we wanted them to show off their rock moves!   The two hour program, hosted by Power 96.5’s Fotsch and Sarah, will consist…
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