An international energy company has donated £20,000 to sick children from the north-east, Orkney and Shetland.
At last year’s Offshore Europe convention in Aberdeen, Wood held a special event where attendees had the opportunity to vote for the charity to which the firm should donate the cash.
The grand prize has now gone to The ARCHIE Foundation, the official charity of Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital (RACH).
The organisation will be able to use the money to improve healthcare for sick youngsters staying at the hospital and provide financial support for families.
Wood chief executive Robin Watson said: “We are wholly committed to providing support and showing care for the communities in which we operate.
“It is something we are passionate about and proud of, and our global employees consistently show great compassion in their efforts to support others less fortunate.”
Cassie Thompson, director of fundraising for the charity, said: “This is another donation from Wood, who are wonderful supporters and friends of The ARCHIE Foundation.
“Their previous fundraising has made lots of projects possible, most notably the garden at RACH, home of the iconic giraffes.
“And now, this £20,000 will allow us to continue making the difference to local children in lots of ways – funding advanced training for nurses, buying specialist equipment, providing emergency grants for families far from home, or accommodation for parents in the ARCHIE family centre at RACH for example.
“We would like to say a big thank you to everyone at Wood from everyone here, and from the children and families who will benefit from this generous donation.”