12 Charities in 12 Days

Data#3 Limited, one of Australia’s leading business technology solutions companies, today announced the 2013 charities involved in its 12 Days of Christmas program.

12 Days of Christmas is Data#3’s annual charity giving program that runs across the first twelve working days in December. The program is designed to support charities, not-for-profit and community groups that the business has pledged its support to through donations, volunteering and fundraising activities.

Data#3 Group General Manager, Laurence Baynham said that the continued success of this program enables our staff to personally make a difference and to feel satisfied that they work for an organisation invested in having a positive influence on the community and the environment.

“Data#3 has a long history in supporting charitable organisations across Australia and I am pleased to announce that The Hunger Project Australia has been selected as the lead charity for the 12 Days of Christmas program in 2013.

“Our 12 Days of Christmas program showcases twelve different charities that all have a special meaning to the Data#3 team. As an organisation, we are committed to supporting the communities in which we work and live, and the charities that are close to our employees’ hearts and minds.”

Cathy Burke, CEO, The Hunger Project Australia also commented, “On behalf of The Hunger Project Australia I would like to thank Data#3 for their generous support. We are committed to building a world where every woman, man and child leads a healthy life of self-reliance and dignity. The Hunger Project Australia greatly values Data#3’s partnership during the holiday season. Together we are empowering women and men around the world, unlocking their capacity, creativity and leadership so they can end their own hunger.”

This year the Data#3 team has chosen to support five national charities and seven local charities across Australia. The 2013 charities are:

  • The Hunger Project Australia (National)
  • Australian Marine Conservation Society (National)
  •  World Vision (National)
  • Make A Wish Foundation (National)
  • RSPCA (National)
  • Sydney Homeless Connect (NSW)
  • Ronald McDonald House (Western Australia)
  • Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (Victoria)
  •  Jason Rich Foundation (Rockhampton)
  •  Micah Projects (Darra)
  •  Foodbank (South Australia)
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research (Queensland)

12 Days of Christmas is part of Data#3’s Corporate Social Responsibility program, designed to reduce the company’s impact on the environment and support local community groups through volunteering and corporate donations.

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