At The European Software Testing Awards 2015, a grand total of £1500 was raised for the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Children’s Charity.
The European Software Testing Awards is an annual event held in Central London celebrating the very best in the software testing and QA industry. A total of 22 awards were handed out for diverse categories such as Best Agile Testing Project, Best Use of Tools and Leading Vendor.
A full list of the winners can be found here.
Raising money and awareness at The European Software Testing Awards 2015
During the evening, Senior Fundraising Executive, Catherine Sykes from GOSH took the stage for a moment to spread awareness of the charity and their work.
Staff members then collected donations and sold prize draw tickets. After the Awards Ceremony concluded, Ms Sykes was able to hand over a brand new iPad Air 2, 128GB to the lucky winner.
All proceeds from the prize draw were donated to the charity.
Supporting Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)
31 Media, organisers of The European Software Testing Awards, is really proud to have worked with some great charities to make a positive difference over the years.
“Supporting and donating to good causes, through our events, publications, and platforms is extremely important for us, as it creates increased awareness and exposure for the charitable efforts of many organisations,” says Grant Farrell, Managing Director at 31 Media.
GOSH is one of the top five paediatric research hospitals in the world, treating children from all over the UK and abroad who are diagnosed with the most complex, life-threatening conditions. GOSH has over 50 specialities under one roof and receives over 240,000 patient visits every year from children all over the UK and abroad, who are suffering from the most complex, life-threatening conditions.
The charity exists to assist the hospital in delivering world-class care for its young patients and their families and to pioneer new treatments and cures for childhood illness. Support for the charity will help the hospital to save more lives, develop new treatments, build new facilities and provide outstanding care to children and their families.
About The European Software Testing Awards
The Headline Sponsor for The European Software Testing Awards 2015 is BORLAND MICRO FOCUS, and category sponsors include SOGETI, SQS, RANOREX, SAGE, AMDOCS. Pre Awards Executive Debate sponsors included CIGNITI, ROQ IT and COGNIZANT.
31 Media, organisers of The European Software Testing Awards and publishers of TEST Magazine would like to thank its sponsors for their support.