Bob’s Discount Furniture employees visit Elliot Hospital youth patients
Manchester, N.H. – December 6, 2016 – Bob’s Discount Furniture visited Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire on Monday, November 28 to read Oh, the Things You Can Do that are Good for You! by children’s author Tish Rabeto patients as part of its year-long partnership with Reach Out and Read. Dressed up as the Cat in the Hat, two members of the Bob’s Outreach team read the story from the hospital’s Patient Entertainment Center.
As part of the visit, the Bob’s Outreach team donated 500 copies of Oh, the Things You Can Do that are Good for You! The team also presented Elliot Hospital with a $1,000 gift card to Bob’s Discount Furniture.
About Bob’s Discount Furniture
Bob’s Discount Furniture provides a wide variety of quality furnishings – including living room furniture, bedroom furniture, dining room furniture, office furniture and home accents – at everyday low prices. The stores also offer a unique and enjoyable shopping experience featuring cafes in each store with free gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies and candy. Since 1991, Bob’s has built strong customer loyalty by offering the highest-value home furnishings at the lowest possible prices. With 76 furniture stores located throughout New England, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Illinois, and Indiana, the Manchester, Conn.-based company has become the 15th-largest U.S. furniture chain and proudly holds an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Bob’s is committed to supporting communities where its stores are located through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 15 years. In addition, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. The company donates more than $2.5 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit http://www.bobscares.org/ , and follow us on Twitter @MyBobs and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyBobs.
About Reach Out and Read
Reach Out and Read is an evidence-based nonprofit organization of doctors and nurses who promote early literacy in pediatric exam rooms nationwide by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud. Reach Out and Read builds on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers to develop critical early reading skills in children from birth. As a result of this literacy intervention, Reach Out and Read families read together more often, and their children enter kindergarten better prepared to succeed, with larger vocabularies and stronger language skills. Nationwide, Reach Out and Read’s 20,000 medical providers serve 4.5 million children and their families annually at 5,500 pediatric practices, health centers, and hospitals with a focus on those that serve low-income communities. For more information, please visit www.reachoutandread.org.
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