Canada's leading technology solution provider named Donor of the Week
ETOBICOKE, ON, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - CDW Canada, a leading provider of technology solutions for Canadian organizations in the public and private sectors, is thrilled to announce it is donating $28,655 to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in support of Children's Miracle Network. As a direct result of its various fundraising initiatives, the Canadian company has also been named Donor of the Week by the SickKids Foundation for the week of January 12th.
As part of their annual seasonal campaign efforts, CDW Canada coworkers raised funds and collected new toys over the holiday season to help spread joy to children undergoing medical treatment at the hospital. The toys collected from CDW Canada's annual toy drive were delivered to patients at SickKids to enjoy this past holiday season. During an award presentation on January 13, 2015, CDW Canada presented SickKids Foundation with a cheque for its monetary donation, supporting the SickKids mandate of delivering and maintaining an enriched level of care for patients, families, doctors and staff.
"CDW Canada has been a proud supporter of SickKids for the past five years and we are truly honoured to be named as Donor of the Week by SickKids Foundation," said Mary Ann Yule, Vice President and General Manager, CDW Canada. "CDW Canada coworkers are passionate about our annual donation and fundraising events and activities. In addition to giving back to our community, we hope that the toys donated as part of the holiday toy drive helped put smiles on the faces of children that were at SickKids receiving care."
"SickKids is grateful for the support of CDW Canada," said Seanna Dempsey, Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, SickKids Foundation. "Their contribution to improving the lives of patients and families at the hospital this holiday season is important, and we are pleased to recognize their ongoing commitment to child health by featuring them as Donor of the Week."
About CDW Canada
CDW Canada is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. Ranked the No. 1 solution provider in Canada on the Computer Dealer News Top 100 Solution Providers' list, CDW Canada has dedicated account managers who help customers choose the right technology products and services to meet their needs. The company's technology specialists and solution architects offer expertise in designing customized solutions and assist customers with the implementation and long-term management of those solutions. Areas of focus include software, network communications, notebooks/mobile devices, data storage and solutions such as virtualization, collaboration, security, mobility and data centre optimization. CDW Canada is listed on the Financial Post 500 list, as well as named a Great Place to Work® and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vernon Hills, Illinois-based CDW Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. For more information, visit www.cdw.ca.
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