LORD MAYOR JOINS TOP EXECS TO TACKLE NEWCASTLE HOMELESSNESS The new Lord Mayor of Newcastle, George Pattison, will join top Tyneside executives to help raise funds for a range of homelessness and related charities when they sleep out for the night beside Newcastle United’s pitch at St James’ Park for a second year running. The CEO Sleepout will once again see businessmen and women swap the luxury of their comfortable beds for sleeping bags and layers of clothing as they try to stay warm throughout a cold night on Thursday October 9th through to Friday 10th October which is World Homeless Day.
In a joint initiative between CEO Sleepout UK and Newcastle United Foundation, up to 60 local business leaders will sleep rough pitchside at St James’ Park. CEO Sleepout chairman Andy Preston said:
“After the success of our first CEO Sleepout Newcastle last year, we wanted to expand this incredible event…