The event, called "Sleeping Out for the Homeless," began Friday night at 10:00. It was put on by Phi Beta Sigma from FAMU.
Vincent Adejumo with the fraternity said, "Homelessness is a great, great big deal in America today with the sinking economy. I know personally, I was almost homeless. My Mom lost her job and we almost lost our house."
The kids slept outside, but had a few perks. EA Games, a video game developer, previewed one of its new games and a live DJ kept them entertained. Phi Beta Sigma hopes to raise it's goal of 1,000 cans. They currently have 350.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.