Bob’s Discount Furniture Donates $100,000 to Autism Speaks
Bob’s Discount Furniture presenting an Outreach donation to Autism Speaks.
Bob’s Discount Furniture announced that it recently presented Autism Speaks with a $100,000 donation during the Greater Boston Autism Speaks Walk on Sunday, October 6th. Funds were raised as part of the company’s Café Collections for a Cause campaign, held in all Bob’s store locations during the second quarter of the year. This donation will go toward research, awareness, and advocacy programs to increase knowledge of autism and help those affected by the condition.
Rob Ringler, regional manager at Bob’s, presented Jennifer Podall, Autism Speaks’ senior vice president of constituent engagement, with the $100,000 check donation during the event’s opening remarks.
Bob’s is committed to its ongoing support of Autism Speaks. Throughout 2019, Bob’s employees have participated in 15 Autism Speaks Walks across the country, including yesterday’s event in Boston. Through various outreach initiatives, Bob’s has donated over $550,000 for Autism Speaks since 2014.
About Bob’s Discount Furniture: Founded in 1991, Bob’s Discount Furniture is one of the fastest growing furniture retailers in the country. Keeping true to its founding principle that everyone deserves quality furniture, Bob’s provides unsurpassed value with honesty and integrity. Through all the work that happens behind the scenes, Bob’s engineers this value, offering its discount on a wide variety of stylish, quality furnishings, mattresses, and home accents.
With 122 furniture stores across 18 states, the Manchester, Connecticut-based company has become the 12th-largest U.S. furniture chain and proudly holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. In 2019, Bob’s was recognized as a leader in sustainability by both the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), and listed as a top scorer on the Wood Furniture Scorecard 2019. Bob’s also offers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, featuring cafes in each store with complimentary gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies, and candy. The company is committed to supporting local communities through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 20 years. Additionally, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. The company donates more than $2.75 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit http://www.BobsCares.org/.
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