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Mattress Love

They found us through a simple Google search: Central Florida, Homeless, Families. Family Promise of Greater Orlando popped up in the search. The Kamran Farid Foundation was looking for a nonprofit to partner with and provide mattresses through their business, Rise Mattress.

After a few months of meeting, phone calls and emails, the head of the Kamran Farid Foundation asked us to give her a number of how many mattresses we thought we would need for our families. Our Program Manager quickly told her it was surely more than they could offer but we would take as many

A client mom receiving her mattresses.

A client mom receiving her mattresses.

as they felt they could donate. The director of the foundation pushed, “Just give me a number, I think we can make it happen.” We reluctantly gave her a number. 63. We needed 63 mattresses for all of the families who we had placed in Rapid Rehousing who had make-shift mattresses. And sure enough, they donated 63 beautiful, nice, plush, brand new mattresses for our families! Our case managers rented a Uhaul and loaded the mattresses in and began delivering them that day. It was Christmas in October for our families and we are so  grateful to the Kamran Farid Foundation for their generosity. Click here for more information about their foundation.

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