October 30, 2015 - News

Version 1 presents Solving Kids Cancer with €5,000 cheque

Pictured accepting the cheque from Chris Colohan and the Belfast Team is Leona Knox of Solving Kids Cancer.


Version 1 was pleased to welcome Leona Knox of Solving Kids Cancer, a charity focused on improving the outcomes of children suffering neuroblastoma cancer, to its Belfast offices to accept a €5000 cheque.  


The cheque was awarded to Solving Kids Cancer as the winner of the Version 1 Community Trust; a charitable initiative that supports the transformation of the local and global communities in which the Company operates. Each quarter, Version 1 employees submit video entries detailing the community causes which matter to them. The entries are open to public vote through a Facebook page which determines which causes receive the available grants ranging in value from €500 to €5000.


Version 1 IT Consultant Chris Colohan submitted the winning entry for Solving Kids Cancer having been touched by the story of Oscar Knox who died last year aged five after a two-and-a-half year battle with neuroblastoma.  Oscar’s mum Leona now dedicates her time to raising awareness and fundraising for this aggressive form of childhood cancer. Chris also arranged a charity pub quiz to raise additional funds for Solving Kids Cancer.


To view the winning video submission please click here.


For more information on Solving Kids Cancer please click here


For more information on the Community Trust please click here.

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