Days of Giving: Technology takes care with Samsung and Sick Kids Hospital

When it comes to tech there are so many choices out there and so many different companies offering very similar products.  Samsung has set itself apart as a brand that makes corporate social responsibility and giving back to the communities they operate in a priority.  That’s why we’re excited to partner with them to give away a brand new Galaxy A50 mobile device in this latest installment of our Days of Giving.

As a brand globally, Samsung turns all of October into their annual Month of Giving, with Samsung Canada dedicating a day in October to giving back to the communities where it operates.  Samsung also supports its staff’s charitable endeavor with donation matching, which turns into donation doubling throughout their times of giving.  Some Canadian organizations that Samsung has supported include  Daily Bread Food Bank, Jays Care Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and David Suzuki Foundation.

This month Samsung is embracing the spirit of giving with another amazing organization, SickKids Foundation.  With the holidays around the corner, kids everywhere are anxiously waiting for Santa. The children at SickKids Hospital are no different, but some of them worry Santa may not be able find them. This December, Samsung Canada partnered with Chef Mary Berg to ensure that no sick kid feels forgotten on Christmas.  Chef Berg enlisted some very special assistants from SickKids to bake an unforgettable cookie for Santa in the Samsung test kitchen at Toronto’s Eaton Centre shopping mall (check out this behind the scenes look at the cookie making magic on the Samsung Canada YouTube page here.)

Along with that festive experience, Samsung will also be matching individual donations to the SickKids Foundation Milk & Cookies Campaign, up to a total of $25,000. Canadians can help spread the holiday cheer by donating at sickkidsfoundation.com/samsung  from now through to December 24.

In the spirit of holiday giving, we’ve also partnered with Samsung to give away a brand new Galaxy A50 mobile device in our winner’s choice of color!

 

 

With premium camera features, a long-lasting, fast-charging battery and Super AMOLED Infinity-U display, and 64gb of built in storage, the Galaxy A50 feels like a high end device, at a far more accessible price point.  Operating at the cross section of function, fashion and entertainment, this phone makes for the perfect holiday gift for someone you care about, or keep it for yourself to help capture all your holiday memories.

Want to win this Samsung Galaxy A50?  Just enter our contest below.  Good luck!

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Nadia Elkharadly

Nadia Elkharadly

Nadia Elkharadly is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of Addicted Magazine. Her myriad of addictions include music, fashion, travel, technology, boxing and trying to make the world a better place. Nadia is also a feminist, an animal lover, and a neverending dreamer. Keep up with her on social media through @thenadiae.
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7 comments

  1. Alayne Langford

    I have always been a fan of Samsung, and now even moreso as they are matching donations to Sick Kids, a foundation we have given back to for over 25 years now! Thank you for the giveaway 🙂

  2. Aisu Melef

    My second hand phone keeps shutting down unexpectedly since the non-replaceable battery part is not available from where I searched online. Even when plugged to my portable charger (whenever I go out) that has steady power, it still shuts down randomly. Thank you for this chance!

  3. Jennifer (@JusticeSadie) Conlin

    Oh how I would love this in my life. My old beast LG won’t even hold a charge and takes forever to load a page and takes crappy pictures! This would make the Holidays So happy. It has been quite a nutty year.

  4. Marissa Buffett

    OH I would love to win this one! Fingers crossed. Currently using a ipod with a depleted battery as I haven’t been able to afford to get a new phone.

  5. I love that Chef Mary Berg was able to work with Sick Kids to bring some joy to the kids there. My Mom spent most of her year’s from 1-5 in a hospital and it impacted her entire life. Anything that brings joy is special.