Secret Site Map
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Home News Protect-A-Bed and Mattress Direct Help Disabled Veterans

Protect-A-Bed and Mattress Direct Help Disabled Veterans

People

Companies donate $4,000 to Homes For Our Troops, a non-profit dedicated to building homes for disabled service members.

| August 20, 2012

CHICAGO, Ill. - Mattress Direct and Protect-A-Bed presented a $4,000 check to Homes For Our Troops, a national non-profit organization dedicated to assisting severely injured veterans and their immediate families. 

To conincide with the Independence Day, Protect-A-Bed and Mattress Direct encouraged Facebook fans to show support for veterans through social media. From June 30 to July 15, fans showed support by "liking" various Facebook pages, photos and messages.

"We were proud to join forces with Mattress Direct on such a great initiative," said Clive Goldin, president of Protect-A-Bed. "This money helps the families of those brave men and women who have sacrificed to protect our country. We were very pleased with the outpouring of support."

The donation to Homes For Our Troops helped fund the organization's mission to build specially adapted homes for service members who have been severely injured in combat since Sept. 11, 2001. 

"We are very proud of our military and we're excited that this donation allows our veterans to sleep a little better in a new, more comfortable home," said Lee Burns, president of Mattress Direct.

Recently, Homes For Our Troops has helped build homes for four injures service members in Louisiana. "We have been able to build over 100 homes across the country through the generosity and patriotism of organizations like Protect-A-Bed and Mattress Direct, that have stepped up to do their part in aiding our severely injured veterans," said Kenneth O. Preston, president of Homes Four Our Troops. "We are humbled by the continued support received as a result of fundraisers held across the country, and we are proud Homes For Our Troops is considered such a Worth Cause.

 

Top news

Bed Bugs Can Transmit Parasite that Causes Chagas Disease

A new study from Penn Medicine researchers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics demonstrated that bed bugs, like the triatomines, can transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

NPMA Announces Opening for Director of Regulatory Affairs Position

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is seeking a qualified regulatory affairs professional to direct the day-to-day management and execution of NPMA’s federal and state regulatory affairs programs

New Liphatech Technical Bulletin Details Rodent Control in Schools

The company’s latest Technical Bulletin provides an in-depth description of variables to consider when developing integrated pest management (IPM) programs in school settings.

Ehrlich Selected to Protect National Landmarks

The company has been selected by the National Park Service to install and maintain effective termite control systems for 14 national historic sites in the Delaware Valley, including Independence Hall.

PCO Caldwell in Country Gospel Music Video

Ronnie Caldwell, president of Innovative Pest Management, Denver, N.C., is one of the stars of the new Bruce Hedrick video 'A Better Man.'

x