Night Without a Bed |September 26th, 2020

Welcome to Family Promise of Gallatin Valley’s first Night Without a Bed. Thank you for joining us! Please use this page to help guide you through the night. Included is the schedule of events and where to find them, challenge rules, resources to learn more about families experiencing homelessness and the housing crisis, and a guide for finding a movie to watch with us. Follow along on Facebook, Instagram and TikTok by using the hashtag #NightWithoutABedGV.

Get in contact with Family Promise staff if you experience any difficulties or have any questions, Have fun!!

Schedule of Events

6:00 pm- Join us on Facebook Live for words by our Executive Director, Christel Chvilicek. We will share a video that overviews what Family Promise does to end homelessness, one family at a time.

Facebook Live:

Live on FPGV website:

Family Promise 2020 video:

6:15 pm- Get your creativity flowing and participate in the fun challenges for your chance to win exciting prizes! Check out our Challenge Guide below. If you are hungry, order some Colombo’s Pizza and Pasta. They are graciously offering 50% off orders during the event with code FP2020.

6:50 pm- Revisit our live stream for challenge reminders and an announcement of a video that includes Family Promise program guests.

Dinner at the Rectory Video:

7:00 pm- Continue with challenges, watch videos, read a bedtime story, play a game, and check out Extra Resources provided below to increase awareness of what it looks like to experience housing crisis.

7:30 pm- Watch another video that share a story of a local Family Promise family.


Maegan and Carl’s Story:

8:00 pm- Movie time! Check out a movie about family homelessness. Please refer to the Movie Guide provided below to find the best way to watch with us.

9:30 pm- After the movie, join us live for final announcements, and a big thank you to everyone that participated.

10:00 pm- Event end. Tune in tomorrow at 10 am when we announce prize winners.

Challenge Guide



  • Follow Family Promise’s executive director, Christel Chvilicek’s lead and post a TikTok of you and your friends dancing. Do not forget to add the hashtag #NightWithoutABedGV our favorite video will win a prize!

  • No TikTok? Don’t worry! Send your video into or post it to Facebook or Instagram. Just don’t forget the hashtag so we can see all participants’ entries.


  • Share with us where you choose to sleep for a Night Without a Bed. Post a video or photo on social media and hashtag it #NightWithoutABedGV we will be sharing entries and the most creative will receive a great prize! No Social media? Email your entries.




  • The #NightWithoutABedGV post with the most likes, comments and shares will win one of our exciting prizes donated form local businesses in our community, so get your friends and family involved to help you win!


Extra Resources






Movie Guide

If you have Netflix or want to try a free month trial:

  •  Watch All Together Now: 1 hour 32 minutes (PG) with us through a Scener a watch party extension app. Trailer:

    • Step 1: Download Scener Google Chrome extension a free extension that you can sign up for in two clicks

    • Step 2: Open Scener and create a free Scener account.

    • Step 3: Go to and Join the Party

    • Step 4: Enjoy watching the movie and chat along with us as we get a look at what it can be like to be struggling with homelessness.

If you are looking for a movie option that is free:

To rent a movie that highlights what it could look like to experience homelessness as a family.


Thank you for participating!