The Chappell Foundation raises funds to give to those who provide refuge, nourishment, and a better future for thousands of young Australians without a roof over their heads each night.
The rate of youth homelessness is a national crisis in Australia. Each night more than 30,000 people under the age of 25 sleep without shelter.
"There will be several Test cricketers in the room apart from Ian and Greg Chappell and Tim Paine – the guest speaker", Darshak Mehta, speaking exclusively over the telephone from Australia, said.
"In 2018, our Guest Speaker was Shane Warne, in 2019 it was singer Jimmy Barnes and last year it was Ricky Ponting".
"Alyssa Healy and Moises Henriques are Ambassadors of The Chappell Foundation (TCF) and will likely attend, if in town".
Former Australian spinner Steve O’Keefe is a regular, as is former champion Para-olympian Louise Sauvage - an Ambassador of TCF.
Twin sisters Kate and Alex Blackwell, both Australian cricketers, are also strong supporters of TCF and likely to attend.
"There will be at least another handful of elite cricketers in attendance and stars from other sports are expected, too", added Mehta.
"We hope to fund-raise over $ 200,000 ( Rs 1.1 crore) and donate that to our six charity partners", he concluded.
Drinks on the sacred soil will preclude the Dinner. Leaders from the worlds of Business, Politics, Media, and Sport usually attend.