April is actually National Volunteer Month with the week of April 6-12 as the official National Volunteer Week. Companies all over are encouraging employees to engage with their local communities in numerous projects. One thing that we can say is every week is volunteer week at Mattress Firm!
In 2013, we gave over 6200 hours of our personal time to local communities. For 2014, our goal is 10,000 hours. We’d love to share this local giving story from our Cincinnati market.
When the Miami Township Fire and EMS department started looking into replacing their 15 year old beds, they quickly realized that the estimated replacement cost would be close to $25,000. Luckily, their story made it into the right hands and before the Fire Department knew it, Mattress Firm had stepped up to donate beds that would replace the bedding at the Township’s three fire stations.
When the delivery truck arrived last month, District Manager Ralph Soegaard, Operations Manager Alan Klavon, Nicholle Martin and numerous other Mattress Firm employees quickly began unloading boxes of new merchandise. The fire department employees were shocked at what they saw. In total, Mattress Firm delivered twenty Tempur-Pedic sets along with bed frames and mattress pads.