News VDO bowl-a-thon raises $5,000 SHARE ON: Smith Autumn, contributor, Tuesday, Apr. 29th, 2014 Last weekend’s bowl-a-thon fundraiser for the Volunteer Dental Outreach (VDO) was successful in raising just over $5,000. Board member, Mark Arike says he’s blown away by the generosity from the bowlers, volunteers and board members. VDO is a volunteer program and has provided over 850 thousand dollars worth of free dental care to date. The funds will go toward the purchase of new equipment for the charity.