Aug. 20, 2013
tw telecom inc.
(NASDAQ: TWTC), a
-based national provider of voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses in
and across the U.S., today announced the 2013
Charity Invitational golf tournament raised
to benefit SungateKids. SungateKids is a
area-based non-profit children's advocacy center for victims of child abuse and their families. 100% of the proceeds go directly to SungateKids.
"The generosity of
its employees and
vendor partners is overwhelming," said
, Executive Director for SungateKids. "This tournament has grown into an incredible awareness and funding event to support and help victims of child abuse. More than 1,500 local victims will directly benefit from the support of this year's event."
Seventy-six companies and 176 golfers participated in the 2013
Charity Invitational that was held
at The Country Club at Castle Pines in northern Douglas County. This annual event raises awareness and helps fund the mission and work of SungateKids. Over the years,
and its partners have raised
for SungateKids through this tournament and other events.
"SungateKids provides tremendous support and resources to the child victims of abuse and their families," said
Chairman, CEO and President of
"They are a very important charity and provide great service to our community. We are honored to host this golf event to help them and we thank our vendors and partners for their time, their hearts and their funds to support this great charity event."
SungateKids is a national leader in providing forensic interviews to child victims of crime. Victims of abuse are interviewed by trained forensic interviewers in a safe environment. SungateKids is accredited by the National Children's Alliance and provides support services to victims and their families. The interviews conducted at SungateKids are instrumental in prosecuting perpetrators of abuse.