Crew members of one in all Wales’ main factories have teed off for the 14th yr, elevating over £26K in assist of their chosen charity, the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend.
Sony UK Expertise Centre (UK TEC) workers took to the inexperienced on 2nd September, alongside teammates on the Celtic Manor Resort Roman Highway Course for the charity occasion.
Over 100 contributors joined the occasion, together with supporters of the Pencoed facility, suppliers, and third-party manufacturing shoppers, together with native companies, and stars of the sporting world, making up 28 groups in complete – a brand new file for the annual occasion.
Golfers loved on-course actions all through the day, together with hole-in-one, par 3, longest drive and nearest to pin competitions. A charity public sale additionally happened, giving contributors the chance to bid on high-end Sony merchandise, in addition to the chance to donate to
pattern produce from native suppliers.
Because of the generosity and help of all these concerned, Sony UK TEC had been in a position to help the hard-working medical professionals who proceed to place their lives on the road throughout the Kids’s Ward on the Princess of Wales Hospital.
Sony UK TEC Managing Director, Steve Dalton OBE, stated:
“We’re delighted that our annual golf day was one other large success, elevating £26K for a charity extraordinarily near the center of our organisation.”
“The Princess of Wales Hospital has performed an integral function within the remedy of youngsters all through native communities, so we’re proud to have the ability to help them as soon as once more. We’d additionally wish to thank the Celtic Manor for his or her help in enabling this occasion to go forward and to the contributors who joined us on the day.”
As a part of its Company Social Duty (CSR) coverage, and particularly all through the pandemic, Sony UK TEC has made numerous donations to help households and workers on the Princess of Wales Hospital Kids’s Ward, together with ‘goodie’ luggage stuffed with important
in a single day gadgets for folks and kids, medical tools, TV’s, tablets, and a digital actuality package with video games to assist entertain sufferers.
“Sony UK TEC is a neighborhood focussed facility, which persistently goals to work for the advantage of the individuals who have supported its development. As such, it’s our privilege to have constructed up a powerful relationship with Princess of Wales Hospital, and we sit up for supporting them within the years to come back.”
As of March 2021, a complete of £148K was raised for the nominated charity, on high of products/providers supplied. Additional donations have been made since then, together with breast pumps, sizzling cots, and never forgetting the extra £26K.
The Princess of Wales Hospital has expressed its gratitude for the continued help, particularly throughout these difficult occasions.
Sian Townsend, Matron for Paediatrics at Princess of Wales Hospital, stated:
“I’d wish to thank Sony for his or her friendship, and dedication to the kids of Bridgend.”
“We now have been by way of some actually robust occasions with COVID-19, and we’re now going by way of some extra robust occasions with respiratory illnesses, however we’re trying ahead to a brighter new yr and to proceed our work with Sony on future tasks.”
The Charity Golf Day occasion is a part of Sony UK TEC’s continued dedication to supporting and enhancing native communities, and the main model plan to carry different occasions and initiatives, yearly, to proceed elevating funds for his or her nominated charity.