Community Leaders Speak About Night Outside

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - It was cold and they didn't get much sleep. That was the concensus of 30 St. Louis executives and community leaders who spent last night outside to support homeless youth.

 The sleep out was sponsored by Covenant House, an agency that serves thousands of local homeless teens.  The 30 professionals were given the option of going inside Covenant House or spending the night on the parking lot outside.  

They all stayed outside in the fenced parking lot, guarded by police.

Thursday night's sleep-out raised more than $100,000 in pledges for Covenant House.  

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