Oldham IT support outfit hits halfway point on journey to 20 Good Deeds for 20th anniversary

Date published: 06 March 2024

Back in August, to celebrate 20 years in business, Oldham-based tech firm, Aspect IT, committed to doing 20 Good Deeds.

Upon announcement of the initiative, the company defined those Good Deeds as actions they would take to positively impact the lives of those in their community.

Fast forward to now and the IT business have just completed their 10th Good Deed, marking the halfway point on their journey to 20.

Aspect IT Director Peter Dorotiak said: “We’ve always been passionate about giving back and making a positive change so the 20 Good Deeds initiative felt like the perfect way to celebrate the huge milestone that is our 20th anniversary.”

Aspect IT started the initiative last summer when the firm designed and provided free marketing material (business cards, flyers, posters) for Huddersfield to Ukraine Humanitarian Aid, a voluntary group dedicated to supporting the people of Ukraine.

This inaugural Good Deed set the tone for the IT Support specialists, who are on a mission to ‘create positive change, one Good Deed at a time’.

In September, for their second Good Deed, Aspect IT donated much-needed food donations to Oldham Foodbank.

Then, a month later, for Good Deed 3, they gave IT equipment to Age UK Oldham.

This equipment was delivered and set up in Chadderton Over Sixties Centre for the charity’s volunteers and older people to access and use as they need.

Fast forward to World Kindness Day in November and the firm donated food and cleaning supplies to Pennine Pen Animal Rescue for their fourth Good Deed before then moving on to Good Deed 5 where they sponsored and attended a charity ball held by Pennine Mencap.

The ball was held in celebration of the charity which is dedicated to providing opportunities for adults with learning difficulties in the Oldham and Tameside area.

Shortly after this, Good Deed 6 came around and after witnessing how successful the materials provided to Huddersfield to Ukraine Humanitarian Aid were in helping the group promote their cause, Aspect IT revisited their first Good Deed and provided the group with additional marketing materials.

Christmas then arrived and Aspect IT got to work donating food items again, this time to Tameside East Foodbank, as well as selection boxes for children visiting The Together Centre, a charity supporting people in Tameside.

Aspect IT kicked the New Year off with their 9th Good Deed, donating essential baby items including nappy bags and formula milk to The Crib Oldham and finally, most recently, the team completed their 10th Good Deed.

This was a proud moment for the business, not just because it marked the halfway point on their journey to 20, but also because of the extra special nature of this Good Deed.

For Good Deed 10, Aspect IT Director Peter joined voluntary group, Huddersfield to Ukraine Humanitarian Aid, on one of their trips to Ukraine.

On this trip, Peter helped the group deliver presents to children who had been left orphaned due to the ongoing war.

Peter said: “When I was asked if I’d like to join Huddersfield to Ukraine Humanitarian Aid on their trip for Aspect’s 10th Good Deed, I practically jumped at the opportunity.

"Just a few weeks later I had booked and paid for my travel and was on my way.

"It was an absolute pleasure to join them.

"I witnessed first-hand the positive change the group’s efforts have on those who have been affected by the war and to say it was incredibly touching is an understatement.”

Founded in 2003, Aspect IT provide an array of services including general IT Support as well as IT Consultancy, Cloud Services, Software Development, VoIP Services, Web Design and Social Media Management.

You can read about each of Aspect IT’s Good Deeds in more detail, as well as follow along on the remainder of their journey to 20, on their social media and blog.

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