DENVER, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- National furniture retailer Sofa Mart and Furniture Row Outlet, specialty stores of Furniture Row Companies, have donated over $238,000 to aid the estimated two million street children in Mexico City.
The charity campaign titled, "Hope Is Always In Style," allocated $20 for every sofa sold from 8/26/10 through 9/29/10. Those proceeds will benefit World Vision's "Ninos de la Calle" (street children) program which assists in the wide spread problem of homeless children in Mexico City.
Specifically designed to enable street children to become more self sufficient and move into a stable environment, the program focuses on providing educational support, shelter, children's homes and family reintegration whenever possible.
About World Vision
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. For more information, visit http://www.worldvision.org/press
About The Furniture Row Companies
The Furniture Row Companies make up one of the largest family-owned specialty home furnishings and bedding retailers operating over 330 stores in 31 states. For more information, please visit http://www.FurnitureRow.com
Furniture Row also owns and is the primary sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup team. For more information on the #78 Furniture Row Racing program visit http://www.FurnitureRowRacing.com
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