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Xactium Raises Over £11,000 For Special Olympics Great Britain 2017

Posted by Serina Gill on Tue, Aug 01, 2017 in special olympics gb, Fundraising, Xactium CSR, SOGB

Xactium Team Celebrating Over 2016/2017, Xactium has committed to sponsoring Special Olympics Great Britain by hosting and taking part in a range of fundraising activities ahead of the games, which are taking place across a number of sporting venues in Sheffield between 7-11 August 2017.

With one week to go until the opening ceremony, Xactium is proud to announce we have raised a total of £11,293 which will contribute significantly to the success of the event and more importantly, the athletes involved.

Special Olympics Great Britain’s National Summer Games is the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities.  As their flagship event, it is held every 4 years and represents a huge opportunity to showcase the abilities of children and adults with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to compete at a national level, experience the personal achievement this brings, as well as enable them to make friends, travel and socialise.

Xactium Employees & Prithiraj Team

Over the last 18 months Xactium has hosted a range of events from family fun days to fashion shows, individual sporting challenges to internal regular cake bake days. Our key event held in June saw Xactium host its most successful fundraising event at local restaurant Prithiraj. The evening was a huge success raising an impressive £8,000; a combination of event ticket sales, generous donations from local companies as well as raffle ticket sales.  

Andy Evans, Managing Director at Xactium said: “These funds couldn’t have been raised without the efforts of the Xactium employees and the drive behind our CSR team. Goodluck and congratulations in advance to all those competing, we’re proud to have contributed to such a worthy cause and look forward to joining in with the Olympic festivities in Sheffield, over the coming weeks.”

This figure will contribute enormously to the success of the games, an occasion that will signify a huge landmark for around 2,600 athletes with intellectual disabilities, who will be supported over 4 days of competition by 800 coaches, 750 volunteers and 150 officials.

BBC Radio Sheffield recently shared a video featuring some of the faces representing Yorkshire and The Humber including Michael Evans, a team player who is part of our Xactium family, taking part in the Table Tennis competition.

To follow Xactium at the Special Olympics follow us on Twitter to share in the fun and excitement of the games and our employees getting into the Olympic spirit!   

About Xactium

Xactium is a cloud based Risk Management software vendor that is changing the way that regulated organisations regard and manage their risk.

Our flexible and collaborative platform ensures that organisations such the FCA, Direct Line Group, JLT and Homeserve can stay up to date and respond rapidly to both business and regulatory change. 

Our advanced reporting capability provides a centralised, real-time view of all our customers risks, controls, actions and incidents. Flexible analytics and workflow tools enable timely and accurate information for decision making and rapid response to escalating issues and risks.