Volunteers give children the gift of peaceful sleep
Last updated 11/13/2023 at 3:45pm
"No kid sleeps on the floor in our town!"
That's the slogan for Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), a 10-year-old 501(c)(3) nonprofit with 330 chapters in 45 states including one in Bend, helping children in need sleep better.
SHP is a Platinum-Level GuideStar charity. They believe that a bed is a basic need for the proper physical, emotional, and mental support that a child needs.
All children deserve a safe, comfortable place to lay their heads, SHP says. Across the U.S. too many boys and girls go without a bed – or even a pillow – to sleep on. These children end up sleeping on couches, b...