Home Page Skin 160x1200 Client

Home Page Skin 160x1200 Client

Market Segment Banner 705x108 Client

Monday, 06 September 2021 09:56

Tecala Steps Up to Breast Cancer

By Tecala

COMPANY NEWS by Managed Services Provider (MSP) Tecala:  Despite the lockdowns in parts of Australia during August, Tecala employees, family and friends stepped up to the challenge of completing 10,000 steps each day throughout the month to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NBCF) vital breast cancer research.

All up more than 6,278,242 steps were taken by the Tecala team, representing approximately 4,784 kilometres or the distance from Sydney to Samoa! 

More than $11,000 was raised landing Tecala in the top five fundraising companies across Australia for the cause. Tecala management supported its participating team and their client, NBCF, by generously meeting staff donations with a dollar-for-dollar contribution.

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia. 20,825 Australians will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone and one in seven Australian women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in their lifetime.

“With such shocking statistics, we wanted to step up to the challenge and help fund the future of research to play our part in changing these numbers, and ultimately preventing deaths,” says Pieter DeGunst, Managing Director, Tecala. 

“We were blown away by our team’s response, and in the process, were able to connect remotely and have some fun during another challenging lockdown. Setting aside some time to get outside and raise funds and awareness for such a worthy cause makes me incredibly proud of the culture and values that the Tecala team represent. We can’t thank our participating team members enough for their efforts in the NBCF’s Step Up to Breast Cancer challenge.”

Tecala staff found all sorts of ingenious ways to complete their steps! From the beach to trails in the national parks or even a lap of the supermarket for the week’s groceries, the Tecala team made every effort to take the challenge in their stride.

Cassiano Pessoa (pictured), Systems Engineer at Tecala and the company’s star marathon runner, made the most of floodlit local fields to gain steps playing football with his kids.  Tecala’s cherished dogs also went on more walks than they could bargain for.

“All in all, it’s been an incredible and most positive challenge that has mutually supported our team’s wellbeing and the NBCF’s crucial research into breast cancer,” says DeGunst.

Taking time out for and working on charitable causes is a key company ethos for Tecala and the company is proud of the tens of thousands of dollars which employees and management donate each year to make the world a better place.

Tecala network team leader Danny Wells at Coogee Beach

Tecala technical project manager Jessie Apps and her family in the Galston Gorge

About Tecala

As an end-to-end Managed Services Provider (MSP), Tecala supports mid-market customers throughout Australia and overseas. Rooted in a consulting and advisory background, their methodology is built on understanding your business objectives first, and then providing technology solutions that will deliver brilliant outcomes. Taking a strategic approach, Tecala implement and optimise a range of services including Managed Cloud, Infrastructure and User Support services along with a comprehensive, as-a-Service practice that includes infrastructure, data protection and disaster recovery. Interconnectivity is provided for both data and voice via their national network services.

For further information please visit: www.tecala.com.au

Read 763 times

Please join our community here and become a VIP.

Subscribe to ITWIRE UPDATE Newsletter here
JOIN our iTWireTV our YouTube Community here
BACK TO LATEST NEWS here

GET READY FOR XCONF AUSTRALIA 2022

Thoughtworks presents XConf Australia, back in-person in three cities, bringing together people who care deeply about software and its impact on the world.

In its fifth year, XConf is our annual technology event created by technologists for technologists.

Participate in a robust agenda of talks as local thought leaders and Thoughtworks technologists share first-hand experiences and exchange new ways to empower teams, deliver quality software and drive innovation for responsible tech.

Explore how at Thoughtworks, we are making tech better, together.

Tickets are now available and all proceeds will be donated to Indigitek, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to create technology employment pathways for First Nations Peoples.


Click the button below to register and get your ticket for the Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane event

GET YOUR TICKET!

PROMOTE YOUR WEBINAR ON ITWIRE

It's all about Webinars.

Marketing budgets are now focused on Webinars combined with Lead Generation.

If you wish to promote a Webinar we recommend at least a 3 to 4 week campaign prior to your event.

The iTWire campaign will include extensive adverts on our News Site itwire.com and prominent Newsletter promotion https://itwire.com/itwire-update.html and Promotional News & Editorial. Plus a video interview of the key speaker on iTWire TV https://www.youtube.com/c/iTWireTV/videos which will be used in Promotional Posts on the iTWire Home Page.

Now we are coming out of Lockdown iTWire will be focussed to assisting with your webinars and campaigns and assistance via part payments and extended terms, a Webinar Business Booster Pack and other supportive programs. We can also create your adverts and written content plus coordinate your video interview.

We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you. Please click the button below.

MORE INFO HERE!

BACK TO HOME PAGE
Share News tips for the iTWire Journalists? Your tip will be anonymous

WEBINARS ONLINE & ON-DEMAND

GUEST ARTICLES

VENDOR NEWS

Guest Opinion

Guest Interviews

Guest Reviews

Guest Research

Guest Research & Case Studies

Channel News

Comments