Coworkers give back to the community through annual fundraising efforts
ETOBICOKE, ON, March 9, 2016 /CNW/ - CDW Canada, a leading provider of technology solutions for Canadian organizations in the public and private sectors, today announced it has donated $28,490 to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) through the Children's Miracle Network. In addition to its monetary donation, the company also donated more than 130 CDW teddy bears.
Every year, CDW Canada coworkers raise funds as part of the company's seasonal campaign efforts to help spread cheer to children undergoing medical treatment at the hospital. Over the years, CDW Canada has raised more than $100,000 for SickKids and has been recognized as Donor of the Week for the second year in a row.
"CDW Canada has been a proud supporter of SickKids for the past six years," said J.D. Hupp, CDW Canada vice president and general manager. "We are honoured by the dedicated support and generosity our coworkers have shown in helping to ensure this year's fundraising efforts were a success."
On February 26, 2016 CDW Canada presented SickKids Foundation with a cheque for its monetary donation. The funds will be used to help support the hospital's mission of partnering locally and globally to improve the health of children through the integration of care, research and education.
"SickKids relies on the generous support of our community and we are grateful for the ongoing support of CDW Canada," said Adam Starkman Director, Children's Miracle Network & National Partnerships, SickKids Foundation. "Thanks to their passion and commitment to our cause, we can continue to provide world-class research, learning and care to our patients and their families."
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 helps customers achieve their goals by delivering integrated technology solutions and services that help customers navigate an increasingly complex IT market and maximize the return on their technology investment. CDW Canada is listed on the Financial Post 500 list 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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Image with caption: "CDW Canada coworkers present a cheque to SickKids. From left to right: Julie Clivio (CDW Canada), Jennifer Frew (SickKids), Jackie Macera (CDW Canada). (CNW Group/CDW Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160309_C8039_PHOTO_EN_637714.jpg