Industry leaders ‘sleepout’ to fight homelessness

Head of Guardian, Kurt O’Brien, and Sigma Healthcare’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Sells, participated in Vinnie’s annual CEO Sleepout on 23 June alongside thousands of Australian business and community leaders.

Pictured: (L-R) Jeff Sells, Kurt O’Brien.

The pair slept without shelter at Port Melbourne on one of the longest and coldest nights of the year to raise crucial funds for communities across Australia.

Funds raised from the Sleepout will be redirected back into the community by providing those in need with vital access to food, health services, support programs, and accommodation for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

This year, Mr O’Brien and Mr Sells have raised more than $17,000, collectively raising almost $40,000 in the past four years to help individuals in need.

The funds raised this year will be able to provide almost 600 meals, more than 140 beds, and 55 individual support programs.

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