- The CEO SleepOut Project was given exclusive use of the required infrastructures at Robben Island to see the Event come to fruition‚ including the exclusive use of the Robben Island Ferries after the last public ferry at 14:00 on the 18th July. Access to their vehicles on the island‚ access to their tour guides‚ who are all former prisoners‚ access to water and electricity and access to the lime quarry and a night tour of the island."
Furthermore‚ at the 2018 SleepOut Movement launch in May 2018‚ the campaigns - including the Robben Island edition - were presented at the ANC-affiliated Chancellor House. The launch was attended by "the Robben Island appointed spokesperson‚ the trustees said‚ "in addition to all involved stakeholders‚ spokespersons and beneficiaries".
While it is unclear if the event is going ahead‚ the trustees emphasised their goal was to raise funds for deserving causes.
The beneficiary of the Robben island No. 7 Cell auction was the Prison-to-College Pipeline Project‚ developed through a partnership between Stellenbosch University and the Department of Correctional Services as well as Western Cape community organisations‚ with the aim of integrating prisoners back into their communities.
". . .The funds raised through the auction of his cell was to go directly to benefitting prisoners in South Africa and assisting with their re-integration into society."
During its three years in South Africa‚ the trustees said The SleepOut Movement has raised almost R53-million for philanthrophy.