In 2015, The 702 Sun International CEO SleepOut awarded funds to Girls and Boys Town. Here's how those funds are being allocated.
The 2015 702 Sun International CEO SleepOut awarded funds to Girls and Boys Town. They are using those funds in six Legacy Projects, as outlined here in their 2016 report. We salute the work of Girls and Boys Town.
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By Kim Garner.
Kim Garner is a writer and editor who has worked extensively as a trends, lifestyle, and human-interest journalist for 12 years. As Editor and Content Manager for The CEO SleepOut™ , she is deeply invested in the ideas of social entrepreneurship. On this platform, she writes about and researches the global trends of corporate philanthropy, social innovation and the philosophy of using profits for purpose – and looks at how they translate in a South African context.