ARS/Rescue Rooter Donates to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tenn. – February 19, 2020 - ARS/Rescue Rooter, a privately-held Memphis based company, and one of the nation’s largest providers of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, presented a check to ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Because of generous supporters, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or food – because all they should worry about is helping their child live.
In 2019, ARS/Rescue Rooter raised $427,000 from over 48 branch locations within the ARS Network as well as sponsored events. The partnership, which began in 2018, is kicking off its third year and will continue to support the St. Jude mission via promotions, employee engagement, as well as corporate-sponsored events.
“ARS/Rescue Rooter is proud to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their lifesaving mission to find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment,” said Luis Orbegoso, President, ARS/Rescue Rooter. “We are committed to providing comfort to not only our customers but to the communities in which we live, work, and play. Partnering with a global organization like St. Jude is a natural fit as it also calls Memphis home.”
“When Danny Thomas set out to build and sustain St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, he relied on friends from around the country and in his local community to help raise the funds and awareness needed. That sense of community is felt through the dedication from our partners at ARS, from our very own Memphis family, who have supported us for three years now,” said Richard Shadyac Jr., President and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude. “Partners like ARS are helping us continue our lifesaving mission, and we are so thankful for this contribution.”
ABOUT AMERICAN RESIDENTIAL SERVICES (ARS/Rescue Rooter)
Based in Memphis, Tenn., privately-owned ARS operates a network of more than 70 locally-managed service centers in 24 states, with approximately 7,000 employees. The ARS Network features industry-leading brands including, 4 Eco Services, A.J. Perri, Aksarben ARS, Allgood, Andy’s Statewide, ARS, Aspen Air Conditioning, Atlas Trillo, Beutler, Blue Apple Electric, Blue Dot, Blue Flame, Bob Hamilton, Brothers, Columbus Worthington Air, Comfort Heating & Air, Conway Services, Florida Home Air Conditioning, Green Star Home Services, Hauser Heating & Air Conditioning, McCarthy Services, Rescue Rooter / Jack Howk, Rescue Rooter, RighTime Home Services, RS Andrews, Unique Services, "Will" Fix It, and Yes! Air Conditioning and Plumbing. As an Exceptional Service Provider, the ARS Network serves both residential and light commercial customers by providing heating, cooling, indoor air quality, plumbing, drain cleaning, sewer line, radiant barrier, insulation, and ventilation services. Each location has a knowledgeable team of trained specialists. ARS requires background checks and drug tests on all employees. We hire professionals with the highest level of integrity. Providing exceptional service and ensuring the highest standards of quality, ARS has the experience to do any job right – the first time, with all work fully guaranteed. ARS: "Making it work. Making it right."
ABOUT ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, sharing stories and videos from St. Jude Inspire, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter and Instagram and subscribing to its YouTube channel.