Direct-to-consumer mattress producer Tomorrow Sleep has paired with Good360 to provide mattresses to families impacted by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. To date, Tomorrow Sleep has donated over 1450 mattresses to families in need.
Upholstery resource Fairfield has shared its philanthropic ventures over the summer. In its commitment to support the local community, the company worked with Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program, aided the renovation of Bethel Colony of Mercy’s new women’s campus, made donations to West Lenoir and Valmead Elementary Schools, and participated in Relay for Life events.
The American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) has awarded its annual scholarship to Annina Fremgen, a rising star at Kendall College of Art and Design, for the second year in a row. A senior this Fall, Fremgen will receive $2,500 from the ASFD Foundation for Education.
Ashley Furniture Inc. sponsored 50 middle and high school students from Wisconsin this year to attend the National Flight Academy Program, covering program tuition and travel expenses.
The Solution Partners division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) has announced its 28th Annual Education Golf Tournament, scheduled for Sept. 12 at Lake Hickory Country Club in Hickory, N.C.
Retailer Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) has partnered with VisionSpring, a non-profit that provides vision services and affordable eyewear, to help fund full vision services for at least 20,000 workers in developing areas of India and the Philippines. 9,765 workers have already been assisted for the initiative which runs through 2018.
Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, owner of Houston-based Gallery Furniture, says he will use extra space in his stores as community centers.