Business leaders sleep rough in Alnwick Garden for homeless charities
Business leaders and entrepreneurs slept under the stars to raise awareness of the plight those sleeping rough face.
Brave volunteers gave up their comfy beds to sleep out at The Alnwick Garden on Wednesday to support World Homeless Day.
The event raised much needed funds for a number of charities including The People’s Kitchen and national homeless charity CEO Sleepout.
The Alnwick Garden director Mark Brassell and CEO Sleepout founder Andy Preston were among those who camped out at the attraction.
Speaking after the event, Mr Preston said: “It was cold, damp and a bit noisy. I didn’t get... read more
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