Sleep Easy challenge returns to Leicester to raise awareness of homelessness

By Jess Bourne

YMCA Leicestershire are hosting the Sleep Easy challenge aiming to raise money for young adults experiencing homelessness.

The event starts at 8pm today (TUES,MAY16) at the King Power Stadium, Filbert Way.

King Power Stadium where the event is being held.

The challenge involves spending the night at the stadium with only a cardboard box for shelter to provide an insight to what homelessness looks like.

Approximately 184 young adults are declared as homeless or threatened with homelessness every day.

Registration costs £20 per person and those who sign up will receive a registration pack containing all the key information, a cardboard box, hot food and drinks.

Registration for the event can be found here: