St. Jude, ALSAC receives $1.2 million donation from ARS/Rescue Rooter

Based in Memphis ARS/Rescue Rooter donated $1.2 million to ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The company has spent the last year raising funds from its 70 branches to present to the organization. The privately held air conditioning, heating and plumbing services company has raised $5.4 million for St. Jude over the past five years.

ALSAC President and CEO Rick Shadyac said these types of donations help St. Jude stay at the forefront of childhood cancer research and treatment.

ARS/Rescue Rooter leaders presented a $1.2 million donation to ALSAC, the fundraising and outreach organization for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  From left to right, Jim McMahon, senior vice president and chief financial officer;  Scott Boose, CEO;  Chris Snow, senior vice president and chief human resources officer and Steele Ford, senior vice president of relationships, ALSAC.

“We are so grateful for this generous donation from ARS/Rescue Rooter,” he said. “Their generosity helps finance St. Jude’s ongoing $11.5 billion six-year strategic plan which includes tripling its global investment to impact more than 400,000 children worldwide with cancer each year.”

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ARS/Rescue Rooter CEO Scott Boose said the company’s 6,000 employees are proud “to help save the lives of children in Memphis and beyond with cancer and other illnesses. catastrophic”.

“The ARS Network is grateful to celebrate our five-year partnership with St. Jude as they continue to honor the vision of Danny Thomas who founded a world-class children’s research hospital dedicated to improving health care. health for children around the world,” he said.

Corinne S Kennedy covers economic development and healthcare for The Commercial Appeal. She can be contacted by email at [email protected]

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