It has been 40 years since The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act of 1974 gave children in need more options to start anew.
As the chilly weather rolls around local non-profits are looking for donations.
Nearly 100 community and business leaders slept outside in support of at risk and homeless youth.
Kids across Vermont have raised more than $10,000 in support of Spectrum Youth and Family Services.
Spectrum hosted it's 8th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner to raise money for its youth food services.