Seven Connecticut Schools Benefit from Bob’s Discount Furniture Donation Program
Company Enhances Education and Arts Programs Through
MANCHESTER, Conn. – Bob’s Discount Furniture today announced that it will donate funds to seven schools in Connecticut in support of arts and education programs. These funds are made possible by customer donations to
Each of these Connecticut schools is receiving $1,000 checks this month:
• The Friendship School, Waterford
• John G. Gilmartin Elementary School, Waterbury
• William J. Johnston Middle School, Colchester
• Jonathan Law High School, Milford
• Pomperaug Elementary School, Southbury
• Roxbury Elementary School, Stamford
• Vernon Center Middle School, Vernon
“We value the community support we receive at all of our locations, and are thrilled to help enhance education and arts programs in these areas,” said Cathy Poulin, public relations director, Bob’s Discount Furniture. “We encourage donations in all of our stores, and distribute this money to worthy schools and community organizations across the
Northeast and mid-Atlantic states.”
Every month, Bob’s randomly selects seven schools in the communities near its stores and makes a donation of $1,000. This month, Bob’s Discount Furniture is supporting education and arts programs in Connecticut with the cash awards. Bob’s has donated money to hundreds of schools over the past 20 years. Previous recipients have used the
donations for such things as purchasing new art and classroom supplies, funding student activity groups and going on field trips.
About Bob’s Discount Furniture
Bob’s Discount Furniture provides quality furniture at everyday low prices, and a unique and enjoyable shopping experience. All of Bob’s stores feature a complimentary cafe with gourmet coffee, ice cream, fresh baked cookies and candy. Since 1991, Bob’s has built strong customer loyalty by offering a vast selection of fashionable and
affordable furniture that surpasses shoppers “discount” expectations. With 43 stores located throughout New England, New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Virginia, the company is committed to supporting communities where its stores are located through Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation and Bob’s Outreach program. Bob’s and its staff support hundreds of nonprofit organizations with sponsorships and charitable contributions, and every year the company donates more than $100,000 to schools and more than $1.5 million to charities. To find out more about Bob’s and its charitable programs visit www.mybobs.com, and follow us on Twitter at @MyBobs_Charity and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mybobs.
About Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation
Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation anchors
the charitable work of the entire Bob’s organization. The foundation and Bob’s Outreach program, along with Bob Kaufman, Cathy Poulin and other employees, support hundreds of nonprofit organizations with sponsorships and
contributions that annually exceed $1.5 million. For more than 15 years Bob’s has partnered with the American Red Cross in New England to promote blood drives. Other supported charities include Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, Easter Seals, The Jimmy Fund, American Cancer
Society, March of Dimes, National Conference for Community Justice, The Johan Santana Foundation, The Andrus Children Center, Connecticut Children’s Medical
Center and Special Olympics. For more information about the foundation and Bob’s Discount Furniture, visit www.mybobs.com/charity.