CWS Foundation Supports Special Olympics Greece 2011
In a ceremony at the Cable & Wireless office in Victoria on Friday 10th June, 2011, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation (CWSF) will be making a donation to the Special Olympics Team participating in the summer games in Athens – June 2011. The donation comprises of T-Shirts, warm-up t-shirts, race t-shirt, sports bags, caps as well a cash of SR10, 000/-. For the past 25 years the Special Olympics Seychelles has been very active and through various international sports meeting, their success has been at a very high level and at time beyond expectations. “Our athletes’ enthusiasm and increased dedication of their coaches have given people with certain disabilities, new hope and the recognition of their abilities. As a responsible Corporate Citizen we are proud to render our continuous support and to be a partner of Special Olympic Seychelles” stated Mr. Charles Hammond – Chief Executive CWS. He also added that CWS blessed to have a workforce committed to such, whether in the form of volunteerism and simply providing encouragement and behind the curtain support. The Foundation was officially launched in March 2005. For the over 100 years that CWS has been in existence as a company, since its launched, the Foundation is positioned as an extra to our normal sponsorships but with added focus on a few critical areas, and on a regular basis we proactively provide support, primarily in the form of “donations in kind” or financial assistance where relevant. Working under the slogan, “A helping hand for a stronger community”, the Cable & Wireless Seychelles Foundation is designed to meet 3 key objectives: 1. To establish and build partnerships with charitable and community organizations focusing on groups with “special needs”. 2. To actively contribute in the strengthening of communities in which we live and work. 3. To enhance the Cable & Wireless brand by promoting its role as a responsible corporate citizen.