Using thebigword’s all-in-one language platform WordSynk, thebigword is proud to provide translation and interpreting services to Police forces around the UK.
WordSynk enables communication between the Police and those who do not speak English, by allowing a connection to an interpreter to be possible in less than 30 seconds where this a language barrier.
Whilst WordSynk helps emergency services to save lives, charities such as Care of Police Survivors (COPS) help those within the force who have been affected by tragedies.
COPS is dedicated to helping the families of police officers who have lost their lives on duty, to rebuild their lives. It aims to ensure that surviving family members have they help they need to cope and thebigword is proud to be a supporter.
thebigword has contacted all staff in the UK and alerted them to the Amazon Smile initiative which enables shoppers to select a charity that Amazon will donate to whenever a purchase is made. The company has also donated to COPS.
Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Michele Gould said: “We are really proud of the work we do to support our emergency services with interpreting and translation services.
We felt it was so important to help families that have been affected by tragedy. The service that COPS provide to bereaved families who have lost so much is incredibly valuable.
Amazon smile is such a great and easy way for us to show our support and we look forward to an ongoing relationship with the charity through future fundraising activities.”
COPS Chief Executive Officer, Tim Buckley said: “Support like this from thebigword is just amazing, it allows us to continue to provide our support to the bereaved families of police officers and staff who have died on duty.
The generous donation and push to get people to use Amazon Smile to support us makes a huge difference, thank you. This year has seen our income slump so any and all support is not only gratefully received but ensures we can continue with our work. We are so pleased that thebigword has chosen to support COPS.”