Mattress Firm, Inc., one of the nation's leading specialty mattress
retailers, today announced that about 350 company employees will be
participating in its first annual Community Service Day in Dallas on
Thursday, March 1. The theme of the day will be "Give Big, Feel Happy",
with employees volunteering their time to build bikes and stuff
backpacks for children, assemble care packages for military personnel
overseas and make renovations to the Gladney Center for Adoption in Fort
Mattress Firm's Community Service Day will run from 10:00am- 3:00pm on
Thursday, March 1 and start at The Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention
Center. Mark Cuban, owner of The Dallas Mavericks, will kick off the day
at 10:30 with a speech to the volunteers. The volunteers will then
divide into groups to work on several community service projects,
Assembling Children's Bikes - From 11:15am-12:00pm volunteers
will be assembling 100 bikes to be donated to the Grand Prairie Boys &
Girls Club of America from 3:30pm-4:00pm
Stuffing Backpacks - 100 backpacks will be stuffed with school
supplies from 11:15am-12:00pm and delivered to four Dallas Independent
School District schools from 1:15pm-12:00pm. Volunteers will also be
reading books to school children when the backpacks are delivered.
Assembling Care Packages for Overseas Troops - From
11:15am-12:00pm care packages will be assembled, and delivered to
Dallas VA North Texas Healthcare System from 1:15pm-2:30pm.
Improving Gladney Center for Adoption - Volunteers will deliver
12 new mattresses, paint, refurbish and plant gardens at the Fort
Worth Gladney Center for Adoption, from 12:15pm-3:00pm.
"We are excited to have such active and dedicated employees that are
committed not only to our company, but to our local Texas communities,"
said Steve Stagner, President and CEO of Mattress Firm. "As we grow and
expand throughout the country, we feel it is especially important to
contribute to our local communities."
Mattress Firm's Community Service Day is just one of the ways the
company gives back. The company is an active supporter of Pancreatic
Cancer awareness and research nationwide, and also supports the National
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 800 stores across 26 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 at www.mattressfirm.com
Mattress Firm, Inc.
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