Data#3 Limited, one of Australia’s leading Information and Communications Technology companies today announced the 2012 charities involved in its annual 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 Data#3 is proud with the ongoing success of this program in highlighting the importance of giving to the community, particularly during the festive season.
“Data#3 has a long history in supporting charitable organisations across Australia. Our 12 Days of Christmas program showcases twelve different charities that all have a special meaning to the Data#3 team, giving us the opportunity to support organisations that our employees are passionate about.
“I am pleased to announce that The Smith Family has been selected as the lead charity for the 12 Days of Christmas program in 2012. Data#3 is building a national strategic partnership with The Smith Family and our 12 Days of Christmas program further assists our efforts in supporting the Learning for Life Program.”
Stephen Vines, General Manager – Queensland, The Smith Family also commented, “On behalf of The Smith Family I would like to thank Data#3 for their ongoing generous support. At The Smith Family we know that children do not choose to be born into disadvantaged circumstances and we believe that every child deserves a chance, especially at Christmas. We sincerely thank Data#3 for working with us to help young Australians in need create better futures for themselves by providing long-term support for their participation in education.”
This year the Data#3 team has chosen to support five national charities and seven local charities across Australia. The 2012 charities are:
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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