Every night, at least 122,000 people are experiencing homelessness in Australia.
On June 22, leaders in business, community and government slept rough and raised millions of dollars for Vinnies’ homelessness services.
In fact, 1,489 CEOs raised $8,578,477 with the support of 42,893 people. Among them were at least two Greek Australian CEOs, Chris Christofi and Paul Nicolaou.
Chris Christofi, from Reventon, is first on the leader board for donations in Victoria and third in Australia. He has raised $117,194 so far this year.
He has helped provide 372 individual support programs, 976 beds, and 3906 meals.
Paul Nicolaou, executive director at Business Sydney, has raised $114,489 passing his $110,000 goal and is sitting in fourth place on the national leader board and in third place for NSW.
So far, he has helped provide 363 individual support programs, 954 beds, 3816 meals.