Friday, December 7, 2012

Men's Shelter of Charlotte to Receive Donation of 39 Mattresses

Leading specialty bedding retailer, Mattress Firm, is proud to support the Men's Shelter of Charlotte with a donation of 39 mattresses and 39 mattress protectors. The donation took place Thursday at 1210 North Tryon Street, Charlotte.

The Men's Shelter is dedicated to providing safe emergency shelter while working to end homelessness for each man. The organization's vision is to serve as the catalyst for systemic change to end homelessness in our community.

Mattress Firm embraces local community efforts and needs. Giving back is engrained in the company culture and takes place on a local and national level. "We are committed to making our communities better and allowing others to sleep happy through volunteer efforts and in-kind donations," said Steven Hoppensteadt, district manager for Mattress Firm in Charlotte. "The Men's Shelter of Charlotte has been helping homeless men for over 30 years. We are honored to support their mission by providing a safe and comfortable place to sleep."

Mattress Firm is very active in communities across the country. Since February, employees have given over 4200 hours of their personal time to organizations in their hometowns. This year, Mattress Firm will donate over $1 million in mattresses. This donation in Charlotte is valued at approximately $7,000.

About Mattress Firm
Houston-based Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) is a high growth specialty retailer, recognized as one of the nation's leading specialty bedding companies, offering a broad selection of both traditional and specialty mattresses, bedding accessories and related products from leading manufacturers. With more than 1000 stores across 28 states, Mattress Firm has the largest geographic footprint in the United States among multi-brand mattress specialty retailers. Mattress Firm offers customers comfortable store environments, guarantees on price, comfort and service, and highly-trained sales professionals. More information