Innokas Medical supports children and their families spending Christmas at hospital

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Innokas Medical organizes Christmas charity campaign with its personnel in favor of Ronald McDonald House Charities.


Innokas Medical works for healthier tomorrow by improving the quality of people’s lives by crafting healthtech ideas to reality. Co-creation of new innovations to final medical products together with our customers benefit also those seriously ill child patients, whose families are supported with accommodation by Ronald McDonald House near the hospital in Helsinki Meilahti.


During time spent in hospital, children’s safety and well-being are taken care by medical devices, with which Innokas Medical is also working every day as a contract developer and manufacturer. At the same time, the well-being of parents and families are taken care at Ronald McDonald House.


The ethical and moral ground for Ronald McDonald House Charities is super strong and there is also clear link to our business. With the high-quality medical devices and services we develop and manufacture, we can help people to live better and healthier life – some of those devices can also be used for diagnosis and treatment of children whose families are supported and helped by the Charity”, ponders Elina Rautiola, Marketing and Communications Manager at Innokas Medical.


“The aim is to build long-term partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities through which we can carry out our social responsibility as a company. Through this partnership we’re also able even more concrete way to feel how important and meaningful our every day work at Innokas is”, she continues.


The cooperation partnership between Innokas Medical and Ronald McDonald House Charities will start with Christmas charity campaign later this year. In the campaign, Innokas will offer to its personnel an opportunity by donation and Christmas greetings to support the children and their families who spend their Christmas in hospital. Innokas encourages the personnel to donate by promising the company will double the total amount of euros that Innokas personnel will collect.


“The target of our Christmas charity campaign is to collect the amount that is equivalent to one year’s stay of a seriously ill child’s mother or father in the Ronald McDonald House near the hospital. The total amount of donation will be handed over to Ronald McDonald House Charities at the House in the middle of December”, Rautiola tells.


Katariina Schmidt, working as Marketing and Fundraising Manager at the House, is very grateful for the new partnership with Innokas Medical.


“Ronald McDonald House supports families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope and by providing accommodation to them near the Children’s Hospital. Our aim is to ensure funding for our operation and to take care of the House activities together with cooperation partner companies. Without them, the operation of the House would not be even possible”, Schmidt tells.


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More information about Ronald McDonald House Charities:

Ronald McDonald House, located in Meilahti Helsinki, aims to support families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope by providing accommodations near the Children’s Hospital. During the treatment, the families can stay in a home-like environment walking distance from the hospital where the children is being treated.

The operations of the House has been taken care of by independent Ronald McDonald House Charities, which is established by McDonald’s Corporation. It is part of the worldwide Ronald McDonald House Charities foundation which headquarter is located in Chicago, USA. Today, there are more than 350 Houses established already in over 40 countries. The operations of the foundation are sponsored by, e.g. McDonald’s and other cooperation companies.

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Written by Elina Ihme
Head of Marketing and Communications
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