1,243 CEOs sleepout, raise almost $6,000,000. These are the impressive stats from the annual SVDP CEO Sleepout in...
Vinnies keep moving the goal posts!
by John Freund, CM | May 2, 2015 | News, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentian Family
Even after 10 years the Vinnies keep moving the goal posts! Normally people don’t like that. But in this case it is a good thing. Each year they raise more money with the help of CEOs who volunteer to sleep out int he cold of an Australian winter.
CEOs + Cardboard mats = 5.4 million dollars
by John Freund, CM | Jun 30, 2014 | Justice and Peace, Vincentian Family
About 1000 Australian CEOs slept out on cardboard mats raised $5.4 million for homeless men and women that do it tough every night.
Vinnies “CEO Sleepout”
by John Freund, CM | May 4, 2014 | Justice and Peace, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentian Family
It's the time of year again when Australian CEO's of businesses large and small sleep out in the winter cold not only to raise funds, but raise awareness of homelessness. Since 2006 the event has raised over $13 million of important funds for Vinnies Homeless...
Journey out of homelessness
by John Freund, CM | Jun 23, 2013 | Vincentian Family
Would you believe that 1,110 CEO's slept out in the cold and raised 5.3 million dollars to accompany the more than 50,000 homeless women and 25,000 youth under the age of 18 as they struggle to make the journey out of homelessness. Well, it is a fact of the 2013...
Vincentian “WalkAbout” for Homeless
by John Freund, CM | Jun 16, 2013 | Vincentian Family
The Vincentian Family is very creative in finding ways to confront the issues of homeless. We have had CEO Sleepouts in Australia where even top level CEO's commit to sleep out in order to experience and raise consciousenss, not only others but also their own. Now...
Vinnies (Australia) call for bipartisan commitment
by John Freund, CM | Apr 14, 2013 | Vincentian Family
The Australian St Vincent de Paul Society is holding the Australian government to it commitment of cutting homeless numbers in half by the end of the decade. They are calling for a bipartisan commitment in Canberra to the commitment made originally by in 2008 by Kevin...