Good Ideas Plus Good Intentions

Over the three decades since our founding, Thoma Thoma has had the good fortune of partnering with an array of meaningful organizations and amazing people. Whether it’s trying to find the cure for breast cancer, mitigate global hunger, or support artistic expression, we love to channel passion and creativity into making our community stronger and our collective future brighter.

Awards and recognition we’ve received:

2015 Living and Giving JDRF Award

Awarded by JDRF
Presented to Martin and Melissa Thoma

2013 Finale Award Celebrating Support for the Arts

Awarded by UALR
Presented to Martin and Melissa Thoma

2011 Governor’s Arts Awards for Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts

Awarded by the Arkansas Arts Council
Presented to Thoma Thoma

2009 Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation of the Year

Awarded by Arkansas Community Foundation
Presented to Thoma Thoma

Nonprofit PR Awards (Promoting Green Agenda)

Awarded by Arkansas Community Foundation
Presented to Thoma Thoma

How everyone at Thoma gets involved:

John Mark Adkison


John Mark served as a teen mentor for his church youth group and frequently volunteers as a guest speaker to PR/Advertising students at Harding University. He has also assisted Mabelvale Elementary School with cleanup/painting, food drives for students’ families, and helped with teacher appreciation breakfasts.

 

Brian Hodges


Brian has been active in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas since the fall of 2013. He and his “Little”, Ross, regularly go hiking, play sports and just hang out. He also helps the Arkansas animal community by partnering with C.A.R.E. to foster dogs in need.

Wade McCune


Wade has volunteered his time as a writer to help craft the promotional materials for Mamie’s Poppy Plates — an organization that supports parents who have suffered through stillbirth and early infant death. He has also served as the publicity chairman for the Arkansas Literary Festival and volunteered with his family at the Arkansas Rice Depot.

 

Hunter Oden


Hunter supports budding entrepreneurs via Kiva Zip, a crowd-funding platform that compiles monetary donations from lenders across the world. He also recently helped with promotional material for the annual “Arts Fest” in Conway, Ark.

 

Suzanne Sage


Suzanne has volunteered at Our House, helping cook and serve meals with a group from Our Lady of The Holy Souls Church. She also has served as PTO Board Member of Mount Saint Mary Academy and donated her energy to support the philanthropic efforts of Delta Gamma sorority (services for the blind and sight-impaired) and Delta Delta Delta sorority (St. Jude’s Hospital).

Martin Thoma


Martin recently served as Chair for the Arkansas Symphony Board of Directors, helping guide this Arkansas institution through one of it’s most turbulent eras. Along with wife Melissa, he also chairs the Arkansas District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. He has also been recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow for his contributions to the Rotary Foundation.

 

Melissa Thoma


Melissa is a current member of the board of directors for the Mid-America Arts Alliance. She is the immediate past President of the Board of Trustees for Wildwood Park for the Arts. Melissa has served the board for more than a decade. Melissa is also Chair for the Arkansas District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
1500000
Estimated in-kind donations since our founding.
75000
Average monetary value of in-kind donations per year.
1000
Amount donated each holiday season to a local charity in honor of our clients.
345
Approximate number of hours volunteered by our staff and principals each year.
111
Number of organizations we have provided pro bono or in-kind services to since our founding.
9
Number of consecutive years we have served as the marketing sponsor for Race for the Cure.

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