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Executives sleep rough for Vinnies CEO Sleepout

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Money's charity of the month is St Vinnies CEO sleepout. Reigster here.

What is it: The annual event celebrates its 10th anniversary in June, hoping to raise a record $10 million for the homeless.

It encourages CEOs, bureaucrats and politicians to swap their suit for a sleeping bag and spend a night on the streets.

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Participants can be sponsored by their work colleagues and friends, with all proceeds going to St Vincent de Paul's homelessness projects.

Where your money goes: 60% of homeless people in Australia are under the age of 25, with 13% of these younger than 12.

Vinnies' Passages initiative uses donations to provide disadvantaged young people with free accommodation and services.

How to donate: Individuals and companies can sponsor a CEO online or make a personal donation. CEO Sleepouts will occur in all capital cities in June.

See ceosleepout.org.au to make a donation or nominate your business.

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