Vinnies CEO Sleepout.
Vinnies CEO Sleepout - $24,901 raised
Close to 1,500 CEO’s across Australia participated in the 2016 Vinnies CEO Sleepout. The national event increases awareness of homelessness and raises crucial funds for Vinnies homeless services. Vinnies CEO Sleepout challenges both business and community leaders to sleep “rough” for one night, experiencing firsthand what over 105,000 Australians experience every night.
Armed with only a sleeping bag, thermals and cardboard box for comfort; CEO Daniel Munk joined a group of 31 other local CEOs for the Wollongong event. In his second year participating Danny raised $24,901, exceeding his target of $15,000 and his $9,000 contribution in 2015. A total of $144,231 was raised by the Wollongong event, with Daniel’s contribution leading the board as top fundraiser for the Wollongong region.
Danny reached out to industry contacts to support him in the cause, with an overwhelming response. Aster Group employees showed their support through various fundraising initiatives, contributing over $1,000 to the cause.
We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their donations and for supporting our CEO. In total the 2016 Vinnies CEO Sleepout raised over $6 million nationally!