Vinnies CEO Sleepout 2020

One of the longest and coldest nights of the year is nearly here which means the Vinnies CEO Sleepout is not far away! The event has transformed into an interactive online event and through on-screen discussions, videos and live crosses to Vinnies services and participating CEOs, you will learn about homelessness in Australia.

Event Details


Thursday 18 June 2020


We recommend joining us from your own car, couch or backyard.


7:30pm – 9:30pm AEST

We strongly recommend against participating in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout from a public place - this is to protect your safety and to respect the dignity and privacy of people who are genuinely sleeping rough.

Please ensure you review our 10 point Guide to a Safer Sleepout prior to bedding down for the night.

We suggest you and your sleeping arrangements are set up and ready to go at 7pm! The broadcast will include a short break for dinner and will finally wrap up around 9.30pm AEST. Then it's time to settle in for your night in the car/in the backyard/on the couch.

Live Broadcast

You will learn about the work Vinnies does and the important role that business and community can play in reducing homelessness. You will also hear first-hand from people who have experienced homelessness.

You can view the Vinnies live stream by clicking the link below.

Tune In

What to bring

We recommend wearing warm, comfortable, casual clothes. Bring a sleeping bag and perhaps a single pillow if you would like one, but avoid any creature comforts.

We encourage you to bring your phone, tablet and/or camera so you can document your sleepout experience, view the live stream and share it on social media. Don’t forget your dinner too! More details can be found on our FAQs page.

View the FAQs


We have a number of resources for you and your networks/family/friends to utilize on the night including social media signs and tiles, top fundraising tips, and tricks to get the perfect picture! Please see our resources page for further information.

Social Media

Don’t forget to get busy on social media! We want to see your sleeping setup and hear about your fundraising achievements. Use the hashtags and handles below.

Twitter: #CEOSleepoutAU and @CEOSleepout

Facebook: @VinniesCEOSleepout

Instagram: @CEOSleepout 

LinkedIn: Vinnies Australia

Need more information?

Please see our FAQs page for further information or contact your local Vinnies CEO Sleepout Coordinator.