tw telecom Charity Invitational Raises More Than $420,000 for SungateKids

LITTLETON, Colo., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC), a leading provider of Business Ethernet and networking solutions, today announced that more than 60 local and national companies helped raise over $420,000 for SungateKids during its annual tw telecom SungateKids charity invitational golf event held this week in Castle Pines, Colo. 

Denver-based SungateKids is a 501c3 nonprofit children's advocacy agency serving Colorado's 18th Judicial District in the Denver area which includes Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln Counties. 

"Every year, thousands of children become victims of child abuse and neglect," said Diana Goldberg, executive director, SungateKids.  "SungateKids' goal to protect the children in our community and to help those suffering from abuse would not be possible without the generosity shown by tw telecom and its partners, vendors and employees that participated in this year's event." 

To date, tw telecom and its partners have raised more than $4 million to help SungateKids achieve its mission of providing hope and healing for thousands of child victims of abuse. 

"SungateKids' efforts are instrumental in raising awareness around and support for victims of child abuse, neglect and violence," said Larissa Herda, chairman and CEO, tw telecom.  "Our company is pleased to once again host this important event.  We thank our partners, our vendors, customers and employees for their time and contribution to this important cause."

About tw telecom

tw telecom, headquartered in Littleton, Colo., is a leading national provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and IP VPN solutions for enterprises throughout the U.S. and globally. tw telecom also delivers secure, scalable private connections for transport data networking, Internet access, voice, VPN, VoIP and security to large organizations and communications services companies. Employing a resilient fiber network infrastructure, robust product portfolio and its own Intelligent Network capabilities, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, an industry-leading quality service experience, and improved business productivity. Please visit for more information.

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