The world’s largest RV manufacturer, Thor sells towable and motorized RVs through its subsidiaries brands including Airstream, Jayco, Keystone, Erwin Hymer and others, according to a press release.
Both organizations encourage the American public to enjoy their public lands and experience the outdoors.
“We are proud and excited to kick off this three year partnership with Thor. Their gift will further our mission at the National Forest Foundation, to engage Americans in promoting the health and public enjoyment of our National Forest System,” said Mary Mitsos, president of the NFF. “This partnership demonstrates the deep commitment that Thor has to our national forests. We are grateful to Thor for helping us accomplish work that engages youth in conservation work, improve beloved recreation sites and campgrounds to make them more sustainable and work with community groups and volunteers to steward our spectacular public lands.”
National Forests provide clean drinking water to 123 million Americans, plentiful outdoor recreation for 170 million visits per year, important wildlife habitat, and much more, the release noted.
“Campers are some of the most passionate stewards of these critical public lands,” stated the release. “Additionally, Thor and the NFF will use this partnership to help educate millions of Americans about the incredible value of the 193-million-acre National Forest System.”
“We have an important role to play in connecting people with the outdoors, and families with each other”, commented Bob Martin, Thor’s president and CEO. “We believe that together, with the National Forest Foundation, we can help improve America’s outdoor experience. We are honored to support the work of the NFF and the incredible service they provide to the National Forest System.”