Denver Mattress Company (DMC) and the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM) announced that their charity campaign this holiday season raised $266,512 for those in need.
From November 11-24, DMC pledged to match every dollar donated to the 63 participating rescue missions in 27 states, with a $2,500 cap per market. $116,512 donations in all were made and there was a large increase in individual organizations meeting their match goal. Though the missions did not reach the original cap of $150,000 that DMC pledged to match, DMC decided nonetheless to donate the entire amount to the AGRM.
Carole Murphrey, Executive Director of the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission in Corpus Christi where they raised $9,973said, "What an incredible gift! We are so grateful for the opportunity. This helps to make a sweet ending to a very tough year.
About Denver Mattress Company: Manufacturing their own mattresses in their own factory, then distributes and retails products in their own stores Denver Mattress Company are able to eliminate the middleman markup. With the slogan More mattress. Less money.®, customers receive top quality sleep product.
About Association of Gospel Rescue Missions: Founded in 1913, Colorado Springs-based AGRM is North America's oldest and largest network of independent crisis shelters and rehabilitation centers. Each year member rescue missions serve approximately 42 million meals, provide more than 15 million nights of lodging, bandage the emotional wounds of thousands of abuse victims, and graduate 18,000-plus individuals from addiction-recovery programs.