The Sun International CEO SleepOut is a socially innovative initiative that gets South African leaders like Gavin Varejes to spend a night on the street for charity. CEO SleepOut was launched with the aim of reinventing the way we approach philanthropy. Since the initiative started in 2015 it has distributed a total of R34 million to various beneficiaries.
Springboks Receive Jerseys from Gavin Varajes Before Playing the Baa-Baas
Gavin Varejes was once again on hand to present the Springboks with their jerseys in the build up to their match against the Barbarians at Wembley. This is the second time Mr. Varejes has been honoured with this role, a tradition that carries a lot of pride and importance for the esteemed national rugby team. With the concept that Springbok jerseys are earned and not given, it has become tradition to invite high profile individuals like Gavin Varejes to present players their jerseys in a pre-match ceremony. A spokesman for the Springboks commented that “Gavin is a very passionate Springbok supporter and we value his tremendous contribution to the team.”
Gavin Varejes is the CEO of Richmark Holdings LTD and the President of SARLA (South African Rugby Legends association)