PADDINGTON, UK – August 8, 2013 – On Thursday the UK team from global customer software company Zendesk presented a cheque for £8800 to COSMIC (Children of St Marys Intensive Care) , St. Marys Hospital, London as part of an on-going global campaign to support childrens charities around the world. Zendesks UK offices are based in Paddington, close to the hospital and Matt Price, General Manager and Alan Black, Chief Financial Officer at Zendesk presented the cheque to the charity.
Matt Price comments “We are delighted to be able to present what we hope is the first of many cheques to COSMIC. It is important to us that we give something back and support local good causes, not just in financial terms but also time. Zendesk employees will be visiting the hospital to offer support to the children and also the hardworking teams that work tirelessly to provide excellent paediatric care and services.
Chloe Oliver, Head of Fundraising and Operations at COSMIC comments We are delighted that Zendesk have chosen COSMIC (Children of St Marys Intensive Care) to be their UK charity. We fund vital medical equipment, support and accommodation for parents & families, training and research that the NHS is unable to cover. This donation will help our dedicated team continue to treat hundreds of children with life threatening conditions from all over London and the homecounties and who come to St. Marys Hospital childrens intensive care unit to receive our specialist care. It is only with the support of companies like Zendesk that we have been able to make the unit what it is today a centre of excellence in the treatment of critically ill children.
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