All funds raised by the Seawald sisters will be delivered to Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners.
- Jay Corn
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Carrie Seawald's three daughters—Debra, 12, Danielle, 10, and Savanah, 4,—have been sleeping outside in a box for nearly three weeks. If the girl's have it their way, they will sleep outside on their backyard deck through Christmas Eve—45 nights in all. Why? It's all to raise money and awareness for the fight against homelessness and hunger in Minnesota. Click here to donate to the Seawald sisters. "There are so many people and families out there that do not have the basics in life like food, shelter and clothing," Carrie said. "It broke my kids', and my own, hearts to even think of this, and this is why my kids said that they just had to do something to help them." Enter Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners' (IOCP) annual "Sleep Out…
Danielle, Debra and Savanah Sewald say they have no intentions on returning to their beds until Christmas.
- Jay Corn
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Three sisters from Shorewood have been sleeping outside in a cardboard box for almost two weeks. “It gets really cold,” 9-year-old Danielle Sewald said. The girls are on their second refrigerator box after their first was destroyed by rain during one of their first nights. “It caved in on us,” 11-year-old Debra said. “We had a broom holding it up.” Danielle, Debra and their 3-year-old sister Savanah are participating in the annual Sleep Out Campaign in support of Interfaith Outreach Community Partners (IOCP). The girls say they want to raise money to keep as many people as possible off Minnesota streets this winter. Each night they bundle up with sweaters, hats and thick socks, and stuff their makeshift bedroom with blankets, pillows and …