Article written for CMP Magazine 2010
This past June, inContact Software raised over $21,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The technology company was part of the Hamilton team, called Brittany’s Brigade.
“JDRF and this fundraising team was close to inContact director Paul Whatmore’s heart because the brigade was named after the granddaughter of a close friend of Paul’s,” said Max Labelle, inContact’s director of business development. “Brittany has gone through numerous issues, having had major operations as a little baby, and still has to deal with her illness on a daily business.”
The fundraiser was JDRF’s Walk for a Cure that takes place in cities across Canada every June. This was the second year in a row inContact participated and both times, Brittany’s Brigade became the No. 1 fundraising team in Hamilton. For 2010, the team was sixth across the country for the second year in a row.
“It just goes to show that with a little time and effort, no matter how big or small your company, you can make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate,” added Labelle.
On behalf of inContact, Labelle also thanks the donors within the Canadian financial industry, who contributed to the majority of the company’s funds raised.