Arrow Exterminators Sponsors Camp Twin Lakes 4th Annual Radiothon
More than $200,000 raised for nonprofit benefiting children facing serious illnesses and life challenges
Arrow Exterminators, a local termite and pest control company, sponsored Camp Twin Lakes' Fourth Annual Radiothon on July 16, which raised $229,790 for the camp from 758 donor pledges - $59,775 of which was raised during the hours that Arrow employees volunteered their time to answer the phones and accept pledges. Arrow also made a corporate donation and many of its employees made personal pledges. The Radiothon was held at Camp Twin Lakes' state-of-the-art facility in Rutledge, Georgia, and in its first four years has raised more than $1 million to support the organization and its mission.
Camp Twin Lakes is a special nonprofit organization that offers year-round recreational, therapeutic and educational programs to over 7,000 children throughout Georgia who face serious illnesses or other physical, emotional, and life challenges . Arrow is a corporate sponsor of Camp Twin Lakes and Kevin Burns, Arrow's chief development officer, is a board member.
"Community relations is a very important part of our culture and we are very passionate about giving back to the community and supporting our neighbors," said Emily Thomas, Arrow president and chief operating officer. "We are honored to support Camp Twin Lakes' mission of exceptional year-round programming that provides life-changing experiences to campers, allowing them to feel the joys of childhood while they grow in their confidence and capabilities."
Arrow Exterminators and the Thomas family are committed to giving back to their communities. Through financial donations and volunteer efforts, Arrow supports a variety of national and local causes. Joe and Emily Thomas, as well as many Arrow employees, serve on the boards or committees of several non-profit organizations, such as St. Jude's Recovery Center, JumpStart, March of Dimes, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Camp Twin Lakes.