More than £18,000 handed over to Eddie’s charity for new minibus from large American company
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A Cambridgeshire charity has received more than £18,000 for a new minibus thanks to a large American company.
Eddie's, a Waterbeach-based charity which supports people with learning disabilities, was given the funds from telecoms company Qualcomm.
The Edmund Trust division charity has received £18,427.27 for a new minibus and Qualcomm has agreed to pay a year's worth of maintenance.
John Ellis, chief executive at The Edmund Trust and Eddie's said: "Everything we do is about enhancing the lives of people with learning disabilities through a wide range of services.
"This minibus has given us the opportunity to enrich more people's lives. We are so grateful to Qualcomm for this incredibly kind donation."
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Carmen Fenton, senior HR Manager at Qualcomm said: "We've worked with Eddie's before and were keen to support this local charity again.
"For us, it's about giving back and contributing to the wider community.
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"Helping a charity like Eddie's means that we can really see the direct difference this minibus will make to the people they support."