CEOs will sleep rough tonight to raise money for homelessness

Business leaders around the country will tonight take warm clothes, their sleeping bags and sheets of cardboard to city centres in a bid to raise awareness about homelessness. The Vinnies CEO Sleepout is still about $700,000 shy of meeting last year's donations of $6.9 million and still h...

CEOs will sleep rough tonight to raise money for homelessness
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CEOs will sleep rough tonight to raise money for homelessness
CEOs will sleep rough tonight to raise money for homelessness

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Property

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Opinion

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Leadership

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Finance

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ANZ sacks NZ chief citing "concerns" over transactions

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