GARDENA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic mattress retailer Sit 'n Sleep today announced that it has teamed with Tempur-Pedic, the makers of the most highly recommended bed in America™, to honor Southern California's brave firefighters during National Fire Prevention Week, October 7-11. Sit 'n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic North America, LLC are donating 140 mattresses to five fire stations in Southern California.
On the dates listed below, Sit 'n Sleep trucks will be making daily stops to deliver mattresses and will haul away each of the station's old mattresses for recycling. The number of mattresses delivered to the stations ranges from 10-60 mattresses, based on each stations number of beds and individual needs.
The following Southern California fire stations will receive the new mattresses:
- October 7: Redlands Professional Fire Association
- October 8: Rancho Mirage Fire Station
- October 9: West Hollywood Fire Station
- October 10: Montecito Fire Station
- October 11: Costa Mesa Fire Station
*NOTE: Locations and times of each mattress delivery can be found at the end of the press release.
A good night's sleep is imperative to keep firefighters well rested so they can continue to do the dangerous job of keeping Southern California communities safe. Unfortunately, due to budget cuts and other rising costs, old worn out mattresses are often the last items replaced at fire stations.
"Our goal is to provide customers with great mattresses for a good night's sleep and we are pleased to extend that promise to our local firefighters," Sit 'n Sleep CEO Larry Miller says. "There's no better time to make this donation then during National Fire Prevention Week, when firefighters aim to make their communities aware of fire safety. We're glad to be able to help raise awareness and honor the men and women who protect our safety every day."
"Our firefighters are thrilled to be able to sleep on brand new mattresses," says West Hollywood Fire Battalion Chief, Kevin Klar. "Some of the previous mattresses offered little support to ensure a good night's sleep for our hard working firefighters. The new Tempur-Pedic beds will definitely make a significant improvement to our firefighters' comfort and health, and we are incredibly grateful for the generous support," he continues.
"We can't think of more deserving recipients than our local fire heroes," says Patrice Varni, Senior Vice President, Tempur-Pedic Brands. "We hope these mattresses provide extra comfort and support for the strain that long days and overnight hours bring to these firefighters. We are thrilled to be able to show our gratitude to our communities' firefighters during this year's National Fire Prevention Week."
Fire Prevention Week Bed Donation Schedule
- Redlands Professional Fire Association:
- Address: 10 West Pennsylvania Ave, Redlands, CA 92373
- Donation Time: 10:00 a.m. on October 7
- Rancho Mirage Fire Station:
- Address: 70801 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
- Donation Time: 10:00 a.m. on October 8
- West Hollywood Fire Station:
- Address: 864 North San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
- Donation Time: 7:00 a.m. on October 9
- Montecito Fire Station:
- Address: 595 San Ysidro Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
- Donation Time: 10:00 a.m. on October 10
- Costa Mesa Fire Station:
- Address: 2803 Royal Palm Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
- Donation Time: 10:00 a.m. on October 11
For over thirty years Sit 'n Sleep has been dedicated to helping local charities in Southern California, including Habitat for Humanity, Make a Wish, City of Hope and Jewish Vocational Services, to name a few.
About Sit 'n Sleep
Sit 'n Sleep is the mattress superstore dedicated to delivering a good night's sleep to millions of Californians. Sit 'n Sleep is focused on helping people find the right mattress for their needs, body type and health—all from the largest selection of mattresses, at the best price, while receiving great service. With 33 superstore locations throughout Southern California, Sit 'n Sleep is an established Southern California brand, operating some of the largest and most successful mattress stores in the nation for over 30 years. www.sitnsleep.com
About Tempur Sealy International, Inc.
Tempur-Pedic North America, LLC is a subsidiary of Tempur Sealy International, Inc., (NYSE: TPX) the world's largest bedding provider. Tempur Sealy International, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets mattresses, foundations, pillows and other products. The Company's brand portfolio includes many of the most highly recognized brands in the industry, including Tempur®, Tempur-Pedic®, Sealy®, Sealy Posturepedic®, Optimum™ and Stearns & Foster®. World headquarters for Tempur Sealy International, Inc. is in Lexington, KY. For more information, visit http://www.tempursealy.com or call 800-805-3635.
SOURCE Sit 'n Sleep