Radio Personality Tayari Howard Goes Homeless for the Cause
In 2009 Radio veteran Tayari Howard took to the streets with a vow to sleep outside until he raised $10,000. Dubbed, "Tayari's 10-Grand Homeless Stand", Tayari set up his tent and camped outside in front of the Ikea Mission Valley store. Tayari raised nearly $17,000 in just 7 days!
In 2010 Tayari was at it again! Starting Saturday, October 9th, 2010, Tayari pitched his tent outside at Liberty Station near Starbucks. He slept in the streets for 2 weeks and raised approximately $5K. Tayari's Homeless Stand" was the kick-off to The Trinity House 4th Annual SleepOutSaturday (SOS) to Benefit the Homeless. This 24 hour fund-raising event iwas filled with family entertainment, vendors, auction, opportunity drawing, food, live entertainment, evening movies, children's activities, and much more.
Media Coverage from Tayari's Homeless Stand Experience 2010
KUSI TV Coverage of Tayari Howard and the 4th Annual 10 25 10 10pm
Tayari's Interview with AOL News @ 7:15AM
Reader Article "Two Weeks on the Pavement"
Television Coverage of Tayari's Homeless Stand Experience 2009