Sign Edition, a company that creates signs, displays and branding solutions, announced that their Managing Director, Collin Mthombeni, is participating in the the 702 Sun International CEO SleepOut™ (#CEOSleepOutZA) fundraiser for Girls and Boys Town SA.
The initiative challenges business leaders to join the global movement and look beyond profits to purpose. The CEO SleepOut movement has raised millions of dollars worldwide, and continues to grow.
The CEO SleepOut™ inaugural event will raise funds for The Girls and Boys Town Foundation. R100 000 books a place for the CEO to sleep under the stars for one night, to bring hope and a home to South Africa’s most vulnerable children.
Mthombeni commented on his participation in the challenge, 'I am inspired by the words of Mahatma Gandhi where he said 'The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.' And I am really encouraged by the wonderful work being done by Boys and Girls town.
'I hope that the challenge will create more awareness for Boys and Girls town in order to take more kids off the street and help them to become good contributing citizens of society, thereby eradicating drugs and crime.'
For more information regarding the #CEOSleepOutZA challenge visit: http://www.702.co.za/features/76/ceo-sleepout.