In a unique event held at beautiful Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ, over 80 Red Bull and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey employees slept out at the arena and raised over $85,000 for our Covenant House kids.
Led by co-chairs Matt Schmeelk and Arvind Chary, over 125 real estate executives slept on the streets outside our Covenant House New York shelter on a chilly, windy night in solidarity with our kids. The result was over $215,000 raised to provide the help and hope that all kids deserve.
Your support today for the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act will provide a safety net for thousands of homeless and trafficked youth across the nation. Read Covenant House President Kevin Ryan's Huffington Post blog and see how you can make a difference.
On November 20, Audra McDonald, winner of a record six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and numerous other honors, will participate in a nationwide Covenant House Sleep Out to raise funds and awareness for homeless youth. The powerful evening of advocacy will begin with a Candlelight Vigil in Times Square including inspirational performances by Ms. McDonald and Broadway star and Covenant House board member Capathia Jenkins.
09/12/2014 - 2:16pm
A case making its way through the courts in Washington State holds high stakes for trafficked children who have been waging a steep uphill battle against corporate behemoth Backpage.com for years. Covenant House is joining as a friend of the court in the lawsuit, which represents our best hope for pushing back against the relentless, web-based commercial sexual exploitation of children and...