Sofa Mart(R) and Furniture Row(R) Outlet Raise over $195,000 to Aid World...

Sofa Mart(R) and Furniture Row(R) Outlet Raise over $195,000 to Aid World Vision’s Mexico City Street Children Program



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Denver, CO–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–October 9, 2006–National furniture retailer Sofa Mart(R) and Furniture Row(R) Outlet, brands of Furniture Row(R) Companies, have donated over $195,000 to aid the estimated two million street children in Mexico City.

The campaign titled “Hope Is Always in Style” consisted of $20 for every sofa sold during the campaign to be donated to World Vision.

All proceeds for the campaign will benefit World Vision’s “Ninos de las Calle” (street children) program. The program assists in the widespread problem of homeless children in Mexico City.

Specifically designed to enable street children to become more self sufficient, and move into a stable environment, the program focuses on providing educational support, shelter, children’s homes, and family reintegration whenever possible.

Advancement Area Director for World Vision Rowin Floth elaborates on what the financial support means to the program. “The donation will cover a large part of the funding necessary to continue our program in Mexico City.

On behalf of the children who will greatly benefit from this donation, and the customers that supported this campaign, I’d like to extend my gratitude to Sofa Mart(R) and Furniture Row Outlet(R).”

Furniture Row(R) Companies is one of the largest family-owned specialty home furnishings and bedding retailers in the U.S. The company is comprised of five specialty store brands including: Oak Express(R), Sofa Mart(R), Bedroom Expressions(R), Denver Mattress Company(R) and Furniture Row Outlet(R). Furniture Row operates more than 300 stores nationwide; the company is among the “Top 15” national furniture retailers. For more information on the company, visit www.furniturerow.com.

About World Vision

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty. For more information, please visit www.worldvision.org.

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Sofa Mart(R) and Furniture Row(R) Outlet Raise over $195,000 to Aid World Vision’s Mexico City Street Children Program