Mansfield Big Snorers raise more than £20,000 to support town’s homeless

More than 120 people slept under the stars in Mansfield on Friday night as they raised around £20,000 support homeless people in the town.

The hardy volunteers were taking part in Framework’s 12th annual Big Snore sleep out – the second to be held at Mansfield Town FC’s One Call Stadium.

Mansfield Big Snorers raise more than �20,000 to support town's homeless More than 120 people slept under the stars in Mansfield on Friday night as they raised around �20,000 support homeless people in the town. The hardy volunteers were taking part in Framework's 12th annual Big Snore sleep  out ' the second to be held at Mansfield Town FC's One Call Stadium. Participants, who each raised sponsorship money before taking part in the event, were raising money for Framework's Mansfield Appeal, which funds vital resettlement work with former rough sleepers ' helping them into homes of their own. 'The Big Snore has become an incredibly popular challenge from extremely humble beginnings at St Mark's church, where it began to raise funds for a single washing machine and a team of only two fundraisers. For the first time in several years, rough sleeping is on the rise all over Nottinghamshire, including in Mansfield. 1st Forest Town Scouts

Mansfield Big Snorers raise more than �20,000 to support town's homeless More than 120 people slept under the stars in Mansfield on Friday night as they raised around �20,000 support homeless people in the town. The hardy volunteers were taking part in Framework's 12th annual Big Snore sleep out ' the second to be held at Mansfield Town FC's One Call Stadium. Participants, who each raised sponsorship money before taking part in the event, were raising money for Framework's Mansfield Appeal, which funds vital resettlement work with former rough sleepers ' helping them into homes of their own. 'The Big Snore has become an incredibly popular challenge from extremely humble beginnings at St Mark's church, where it began to raise funds for a single washing machine and a team of only two fundraisers. For the first time in several years, rough sleeping is on the rise all over Nottinghamshire, including in Mansfield. 1st Forest Town Scouts

Participants, who each raised sponsorship money before taking part in the event, were raising money for Framework’s Mansfield Appeal, which funds vital resettlement work with former rough sleepers – helping them into homes of their own.