Metro Mattress Donates Beds to 25 Charitable Organizations in the Albany/Mohawk Valley Region Through Its “50 Beds in 50 Days” Program
Metro Mattress, upstate New York’s largest mattress retailer, is donating new beds to 25 charitable organizations in the Albany/Mohawk Valley region as part of its “50 Beds in 50 Days” program.
Completing its third year, the “50 Beds in 50 Days” program kicked off in Syracuse last January. In addition to the Albany/Mohawk Valley region, the program was successful in the Syracuse, Buffalo, and Rochester regions in 2012. A total of 600 beds have been donated across the state to more than 200 charitable organizations since the program began in 2010.
Over the past three years in the Albany/Mohawk Valley region, more than 100 501(c)(3) organizations submitted applications requesting a total of more than 2,800 beds. Charitable organizations in the Albany/Mohawk Valley region that will receive beds through the 2012 “50 Beds in 50 Days” program include:
AIM Services, Inc., Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Capital City Rescue Mission, Albany, N.Y.; CAPTAIN Youth and Family Services, Inc., Clifton Park, N.Y.; Center for Disability Services, Albany, N.Y.; Compassion Coalition, Inc., Utica, N.Y.; Equinox Domestic Violence Services, Albany, N.Y.; Family and Child Service of Schenectady, Inc., Schenectady, N.Y.; Harvest Church, Clifton Park, N.Y.; Home Furnishings Program, Inc., Schenectady, N.Y.; Interfaith Partnership, Albany, N.Y.; LaSalle School, Inc., Albany, N.Y.; Mercy House—Shelter for Women, Albany, N.Y.; Parsons Child and Family Center, Albany, N.Y.; SAFE Inc. of Schenectady, Schenectady, N.Y.; Schoharie Area Long Term, Inc. (SALT), Schoharie, N.Y.; Saratoga Bridges (NYSARC Inc., Saratoga County Chapter), Ballston Spa, N.Y.; Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company, Ballston Spa, N.Y.; Schenectady Community Action Program, Schenectady, N.Y.; Soldier On, Inc., Albany, N.Y.; St. Paul's Center, Inc., Rensselaer, N.Y.; The Arc Oneida Lewis Chapter, NYSARC, Utica, N.Y.; The Salvation Army of Rome, N.Y., Rome, N.Y.; United Way of Fulton County, Gloversville, N.Y.; Vanderheyden Hall Inc., Wynantskill, N.Y.; and YWCA of the Greater Capital Region, Inc., Troy, N.Y.
Selected recipients received all or a portion of the beds requested in their applications
“For the third year in a row, we’ve received an overwhelming response to our ‘50 Beds in 50 Days’ program in the Albany/Mohawk Valley region, as well as in Syracuse, Buffalo, and Rochester,” said David Shiroff, president and CEO of Metro Mattress. “We were able to donate beds to 25 area organizations, and it is our hope that these beds will help provide community members in need with a comfortable night’s sleep.”
Metro Mattress, the Syracuse-based retailer, has become a local institution in several upstate New York markets, including Syracuse/Central New York (12 stores), Rochester (11 stores), Buffalo (8 stores), Albany (10 stores), Utica/Rome (3 stores), and the Southern Tier (3 stores).
For more information on the “50 Beds in 50 Days” program, visit www.metromattress.com/50beds50days or call 315-218-1246.
About Metro Mattress
Metro Mattress, upstate New York’s largest mattress retailer, has 46 showrooms across upstate New York. Headquartered in Syracuse, N.Y., Metro Mattress has been serving its customers for nearly 40 years. For more information, visit .
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Posted on 01/15/2013 by Metro Mattress