Retailer donated 35 mattresses honoring first responders to commemorate 20th Anniversary of 9/11
Bob’s Discount Furniture and the New York Giants teamed up to donate 35 mattresses to the Jersey City Fire Department. The mattresses will be distributed amongst several firehouses in Jersey City. Giants Legend Rich Seubert was on hand to assist with the deliveries.
JERSEY CITY, NJ – September 9, 2021 – Bob’s Discount Furniture, one of the largest and fastest growing furniture retailers in the United States, teamed up with the New York Giants to supply 35 new mattresses to the Jersey City Fire Department. The donation honors the fire department that was one of the first New Jersey departments to respond on 9/11. The mattresses will be distributed amongst several Jersey City firehouses based on need.
On hand to assist with the donation was Giants Legend Rich Seubert, who also took time to meet with firefighters and sign autographs. Seubert was a member of the 2001 Giants team that took part in the team’s community outreach following the 9/11 tragedy.
“Community outreach is pillar of Bob’s Discount Furniture’s identity and we are honored to be working with the New York Giants honoring the Jersey City Fire Department,” said Lindsay Ruszczyk, Bob’s Director of Communications. “As we remember the 20th anniversary of 9/11, we want to show our appreciation for our first responders and the work they do day in and day out to make our communities a safer place.”
About Bob’s Discount Furniture
Founded in 1991, Bob’s Discount Furniture is one of the largest and fastest growing furniture retailers in the country. Keeping true to its founding principle that everyone deserves quality furniture, Bob’s provides unsurpassed value with honesty and integrity. Through all the work that happens behind the scenes, Bob’s engineers this value, offering its discount on a wide variety of stylish, quality furnishings, mattresses, and home accents.
With 150 furniture stores across 23 states, the Manchester, Connecticut-based company has become the 10th-largest U.S. furniture chain. In 2021, MyBobs.com was named one of “America’s Best Trending Online Shops” by Newsweek, and for the second year in a row has been recognized as a leader in sustainability by both the Sustainable Furnishings Council (SFC) and the National Wildfire Federation (NWF). The company also offers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, featuring cafes in each store with complimentary gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies, and candy.
Bob’s is committed to supporting local communities through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 20 years. Additionally, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. In total, Bob’s and its Foundation donate more than $2.75 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit Bob’s Cares, and follow Bob on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.