Retro Computers Ltd. (RCL) the team behind the ZX Spectrum Vega and the upcoming ZX Vega + have been honoured by Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital for a recent donation of £20,000. The news appeared yesterday on their) website.
Chairman of RCL – Dr. David Levy – highlighted that the hospital saved his own life when he was three years old. Along with this Suzanne Martin, Managing Director at Retro Computers, said of the donation; “We’re not just proud, we’re deeply honoured to be able support Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.” The full statement reads :-
“It’s not every day we at Retro Computers get to be part of something much bigger than ourselves, but the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity is number one on that list – personally as well as professionally.” Amit Aggarwal, Director of Corporate Partnerships, said. “On behalf of everyone at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children¹s Charity, I’d like to thank Retro Computers for their generous donation of £20,000 to the charity. Their support will help us make a difference to patients and families across the UK.”
Dr David Levy, Chairman of Retro Computers Ltd, said today: “We’re delighted that our company has been able to support the hospital charity and its great work for sick children. For me personally, our support means an enormous amount because the hospital saved my life when I was 3 years old.” Suzanne Martin, Managing Director at Retro Computers, said; “We’re not just proud, we’re deeply honoured to be able support Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. For us, success is only important when we get to share its fruits around, to do something that makes a positive difference to the world. At the end of the day, our only real legacy, as an individual or a business, is what we can do for others.”
If you’d like to donate to the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital then visit their official website here.
The RCL recently held a launch party in which they showed the ZX Vega+ in a number of different stages. Later they also released images showing the construction of the ZX Vega+, if you’d like to see this then go over to their site here.