Sysco LABS Employees Donate Essential Medicines to Maharagama Apeksha Cancer Hospital

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Employees from Sysco LABS Sri Lanka recently donated essential medicines to the Maharagama ‘Apeksha’ Cancer Hospital. The donations included the critical medication Meropenem, which is used for  antibiotic treatments for cancer patients and has been scarce in the country during recent times. Sysco LABS Associates from the Hybrid Cloud Operations team spearheaded this initiative which also included donations from employees across multiple business units in the organization. The total Donation exceeded LKR 1 million and included other medications such as Anaztrozole, Amikacin, Vancomycine, and Noradrenaline which are also essential for cancer treatment. 

This magnanimous spirit on the part of its employees is a testament to the company’s culture and value system and aligns with the purpose of ‘connecting the world to share food and care for one another’. 

About Sysco LABS: 

Sysco LABS is the captive innovation arm of Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the world’s largest foodservice company. Sysco is a Fortune 500 company and the global leader in selling, marketing, and distributing food products. With more than 71,000 associates, the company operates 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations. Sysco LABS’s engineering teams based out of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Austin and Houston, TX, innovate across the entire food service journey – from the enterprise-grade technology that enables Sysco’s business, to the technology that revolutionizes the way that Sysco connects with restaurants and the technology that shapes the way those restaurants connect with customers.


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