On the 22nd June, Edlyn Foods CEO Andrew Donelly participated in the CEO Sleepout charity event organised by the St Vincent De Paul Society. The Vinnies CEO Sleepout began as a local community venture in Sydney’s Parramatta in 2006 by local business leader Bernard Fehon and recently experienced its 11th anniversary.
In 2010 due to its overwhelming popularity the event went national attracting almost 700 CEOS in 7 cities. 2013 experienced another surge in participation rates, donations and further sleepout locations added to the event. With 1,474 participating business leaders, the event exceeded $5.5 million in fundraising. 2017 saw record participation rates and business sponsorships.