ICYMI: Rooms To Go Commits $2M and over 2,000 Rooms of Furniture to Victims of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2017
CONTACT: Erin VanSickle
SEFFNER, Fla. — In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, Rooms To Go, the nation’s leading independent furniture retailer, is committed to rebuilding communities and homes in Florida and Texas. Rooms To Go has pledged $2M in monetary support to national and local charities and over 2,000 rooms of furniture to hurricane victims through our relief partners.
“As a Florida-based company, we’ve experienced far too many hurricanes and have seen the devastation that they cause,” said Jeffrey Seaman, CEO of Rooms To Go. “We are your friends and neighbors, and are fully committed to do our share to help the victims of both storms recover.”
With 55 stores in Florida, 30 stores in Texas, and 4,500 employees in both states, Rooms To Go is dedicated to lending support to its customers and colleagues in the affected areas to help them recover and emerge stronger than ever.
Governor Scott said, “Hurricane Irma was a historic storm that caused considerable damage to the State of Florida. I want to thank Rooms To Go for its generous donation to the Florida Disaster Fund and for supporting our state as we begin to recover.”
Volunteer Florida CEO Vivian Myrtetus said, “Volunteer Florida thanks Rooms To Go for its donation to the Florida Disaster Fund. Their generosity and support will allow us to support our disaster relief organizations and the Florida families, businesses, and communities they serve.”
About Rooms To Go
Headquartered in Seffner, Florida, Rooms To Go is the nation’s largest independent furniture retailer with more than 150 showrooms in ten states throughout the Southeast and in Texas. The Rooms To Go commitment to making furniture buying easy and convenient is exemplified by its philosophy of packaging entire rooms for sale and offering its customers fast delivery. Rooms To Go established its first retail showroom in Orlando, Florida in 1991. Today, the company provides employment to more than 7,000 people. For more information, visit www.roomstogo.com.
For Rooms To Go
Rachel Haney, 504-920-9569