KOA Care Camps has received a boost from the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association.
The RVIA board of directors recently approved a resolution that stated its support for KOA Care Camps and asked those involved in the recreation vehicle industry to do the same for the charity that helps send kids with cancer to camp.
The RVIA is the national trade organization that represents RV manufacturers and their parts suppliers. Those manufacturers and suppliers team up to build more than 98 percent of all RVs made in the United States.
The RVIA headquarters are in Reston, Va., a suburb of Washington, D.C. It is focused on helping consumers make informed decisions about RV travel and camping, promoting RV safety and representing the business interests of its members.
The entire resolution reads:
Recreation Vehicle Industry Association Resolution
KOA Camp Camps
WHEREAS, the introduction of children to the outdoors and camping is essential to the future vitality of the RV industry, public and private campgrounds, and the overall health of the population;
WHEREAS, the Kampgrounds of America franchise system has established the KOA Care Camps charity and has been raising funds for camps for children with cancer since 1984;
Now, Therefore, it is hereby:
Resolved, that the Board of Directors of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association expresses its support of KOA Care Camps and encourages all participants in the recreation vehicle industry to also support the KOA Care Camps charity.