Transform Your Small Outdoor Space into a Relaxing Retreat

Transform Your Small Outdoor Space into a Relaxing Retreat

Lucky you, you snagged a place with outdoor space! Sure, it might not be as big and glamorous as a huge backyard, but, hey, at least don’t have to worry about mowing the lawn or critters crawling into your pool. Now it’s time to turn your small square-footage into a boho balcony, tropical terrace, or whatever vibe you’re going for. Ready to enjoy a breath of fresh air? Find your seat under the sun and shade First things first, you’ll need seating for lounging, reading, and people-watching. Compact couches and lounge chairs are a winning choice for your patio or...

Celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day

Celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day

The communities around our stores and distribution centers have always extended such a warm welcome to my Bob’s associates, which is why we love to show our support right back to them. In the past three years, Bob’s Discount Furniture’s Community Outreach team has surprised schools and community organizations with over a quarter of a million dollars through our Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) donation program! That’s HUGE…and so are the checks, which is why I usually ask our store teams to help me out with the check presentations. This year, National Random Acts of Kindness Day falls on Friday,...

Bob’s Discount Furniture Named to Newsweek’s ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023’

Bob’s Discount Furniture Named to Newsweek’s ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023’

MANCHESTER, Connecticut – (February 9, 2023) – Bob’s Discount Furniture, one of the fastest growing omni-channel furniture retailers in the country, is proud to announce today that Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group have recognized Bob’s Discount Furniture as one of ‘America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity.’ This award recognizes Bob’s impact and commitment to fostering and celebrating a diverse and inclusive workforce. For this award, Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group conducted a large-scale employer study based on over 350,000 company reviews. “We are so proud to be a company that serves a diverse range of communities and also hires, develops and...

A “Giant” Mattress Delivery for U.S. Coast Guard Officer Candidate School

A “Giant” Mattress Delivery for U.S. Coast Guard Officer Candidate School

It’s going to be sweet dreams for new students of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Officer Candidate School thanks to a mattress donation from Bob’s Discount Furniture with the help of the New York Giants. Just two weeks after the Officer Candidates began their intensive 17-week program at the school located on the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s New London campus, Two-Time Super Bowl Champ and Super Bowl 25 MVP Ottis “OJ” Anderson, helped the Bob’s team load in 50 new Bob-O-Pedic Hybrid Gem mattresses. Volunteers from Bob’s nearby Distribution Center jumped in to help and I don’t think I’ve ever seen...

Heart of Bob’s: Celebrating Fun, Community and Service

Heart of Bob’s: Celebrating Fun, Community and Service

At Bob’s we love to celebrate the human stories of selfless acts that exemplify The Bob’s Way by issuing Heart of Bob’s awards. Several times a year, we select a small group of employees nominated by their peers to receive this honor. We closed 2022 recognizing employees for heroism, volunteerism, creating fun and being consistent every day. I am so honored to share the stories of these people who embody that little extra to make a big difference (read about past recipients here). I had a chance to visit with an employee who handknits winter wear for people in need! I was so...

New England Patriots’ David Andrews Teams Up with Bob’s to Support Abby’s House

New England Patriots’ David Andrews Teams Up with Bob’s to Support Abby’s House

Two-time Super Bowl champion David Andrews and his wife, Mackenzie, returned for a second year to support families of the nonprofit Abby’s House located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Andrews teamed up with Bob’s Discount Furniture to furnish three affordable supportive housing apartments for families in need. Abby’s House provides shelter and affordable housing, as well as advocacy and support services to homeless, battered, and low-income women with and without children. The Andrews Family and Bob’s Community Outreach team helped furnish three, two-bedroom apartments located in a 7-unit house operated by Abby’s House. Families needed bedroom furniture, dining room sets and sofas...

Bob-O-Pedic Mattress a Must-Have on Sherri!

Bob-O-Pedic Mattress a Must-Have on Sherri!

Bob’s Discount Furniture teamed up with the newly launched daytime talk show, Sherri, to surprise and delight each member of the studio audience and five at-home viewers with a free Bob-O-Pedic Copper Sport Gel Queen Mattress during a Very Sherri Christmas episode. As Bob’s spokespuppet I helped show host, Sherri Shepherd, unveil the giveaway in front of a live studio audience in New York city! The show, Sherri, was a “Real Good Time” and a “Feel Good Time” as promised and I brought a “Sleep Good Time” for all the lucky audience members and select online viewers! The episode aired...

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation and Bob’s Discount Furniture Team Up for Giving Tuesday

The Joe Andruzzi Foundation and Bob’s Discount Furniture Team Up for Giving Tuesday

North Attleboro, MA – (December 15, 2022) – The Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF), providing help, hope, and a reason to smile for New England cancer patients and their families through financial support when it’s needed most, delivered two Bob’s Discount Furniture mattress sets to two cancer patients in North Attleboro and Attleboro on Thursday, December 15. Three-time Super Bowl champion, former New England Patriot and JAF Chief Engagement Officer Joe Andruzzi and JAF President and CEO Jen Andruzzi were on hand for the deliveries to local families, which included new sheet sets and comforters provided by the Foundation. The two recipients...

Café Collection for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Café Collection for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

It’s the start of a brand-new year and Bob’s second year partnering with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals for Café Collections for a Cause. Now through March 31, donations in all 164 Bob’s Discount Furniture Cafés nationwide will benefit local member hospitals of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. What’s even better, Bob’s will match the donation up to $75,000, with the potential to donate $150,000, so the more you give, the more I give! Helping children is a cause near and dear to my heart and I especially love fundraising for CMN Hospitals because there is a local children’s hospital in...

12 Days of Giving: Let the Giving Spree Begin!

12 Days of Giving: Let the Giving Spree Begin!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit a charity to be considered for our 12 Days of Giving campaign. I really enjoyed reading all the submissions and the impact these organizations have had on your local communities. With so many nominations, it was a very tough task to select 12 organizations to receive a $1,000 Random Act of Kindness (RAK) check. With Bob’s stores from coast to coast, I’m loading up my bag with 12 RAK checks that I can’t wait to distribute! Day 1: The first worthy recipient has a name I love: Bobby! I swear...