What is One Winter Night?

One Winter Night is an annual event that provides a powerful opportunity for our community to learn about homelessness, raise awareness for our friends without an address, and experience a bit of what it might be like to be outside, overnight, in the coldest part of a Central Illinois Winter.

Participants commit to spending 12 hours outside in a cardboard box in downtown Champaign. Box dwellers come from all walks of life, local government leaders, police officers, pastors, business leaders, students, grandmas and grandpas, moms and dads. Each box dweller is committed to raising at least $1,000 to help C-U at Home continue doing all we do to help our community throughout the year.

You can get involved with us by donating or signing up to be a box dweller, business sponsor, or volunteer beginning in November!

One Winter Night 2021 Business Sponsors

Event Sponsor - $10,000+









Diamond Sponsors - $2,500

Gold Sponsors - $500

Bronze Sponsors - $100







Crown Sponsors - $5,000


Platinum Sponsors - $1,000





Silver Sponsors - $250