This year Byte Night is taking place on Friday 6th October, across 10 locations within the UK

Byte Night is Action for Children's biggest annual fundraiser; a national ‘sleep-out’ event. Each year, hundreds of like minded people from the technology and business arena give up their beds for one night to help change the lives of vulnerable young people.

 MCS Group Sleeping Under the Stars

Our main fundraising activity for the year is to participate in Byte Night 2017. The team sleeping out under the stars are Barry Smyth, Louise Smyth, Sean Devlin, Karen Newton and Rick Duffield. 

We are extremely grateful for any support that you can provide towards this fantastic cause. A donation of just £5 could pay for a hot meal for a homeless young person while £10 could pay for basic toiletries or a hygiene set for a young person who doesn’t have the basics. Raising £60 could help Action for Children arrange supported lodgings with a caring family for a young homeless person to give them a safe, secure place to live.

Click Here to Support the MCS Team

 

Why do we need you to sleep out?

It all began in 1998 when 30 individuals slept out in London and raised £35,000. Since then Byte Night has grown to 10 UK locations and over 1200 people slept out in 2016. Byte Night is one of the UK’s top 17 mass participation charity events and is the largest charity sleep-out having raised over £9.6 million since the first event.

Action for Children does what’s right, what’s needed and what works for children in the UK by supporting more than 390,000 children, young people and families each year. In particular, Byte Night works to support some of the 83,000 young people who are homeless in the UK every year through no fault of their own. Family breakdown, mental health issues and abuse in the home are just a few of the causes which lead to many young people becoming homeless. Action for Children has supported many young people to a safe and happy future. Unfortunately, so many more still need our help.

Find out more about Byte Night