Family Promise and Bob’s Discount Furniture Announce Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness for Families 

April 2, 2024

SUMMIT, New Jersey — Family Promise is excited to announce a new partnership with Bob’s Discount Furniture centered around a shared mission that everyone deserves a home. 

From April 1st until June 30th, Bob’s welcomes guests to visit their on-the-house cafés in stores nationwide to support Family Promise through their Café Collections for a Cause program. Bob’s will match all donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $75,000. Donations are also being accepted online here.

“Bob’s is honored to welcome Family Promise as a Café Collections for a Cause partner,” said Bill Barton, President and CEO of Bob’s Discount Furniture. “We share the core belief that everyone deserves a home, a home that they love. We are thrilled to invite our guests to help us fundraise for Family Promise, which is doing admirable work in the communities we serve by supporting families in need.”

This partnership will empower Family Promise to continue its work supporting families through multiple programs, including eviction prevention, emergency shelter, stabilization, and housing services. It will also ensure that the issue of family homelessness is brought to the attention of furniture shoppers nationwide. 

“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Bob’s Discount Furniture” said Cheryl Schuch, CEO of Family Promise.  “Family Promise and Bob’s both know the importance of home and together we are committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families.  We’re grateful to be featured in Bob’s stores across the country and excited to partner with them on volunteer projects and furniture donations.”

About Family Promise 
Founded in Summit, New Jersey, in 1988, Family Promise is the leading national nonprofit addressing the crisis of family homelessness. The organization, comprised of approximately 200 Affiliates, tackles the range of issues that can lead to homelessness. From prevention services to shelter and housing to post-program stabilization, Family Promise ensures families develop vital skills, have access to critical resources, and receive ongoing support to achieve lasting independence. The organization has served more than one million individuals since its founding. To learn more about Family Promise, visit 

About Bob’s Discount Furniture 
Founded in 1991, Bob’s Discount Furniture is one of the fastest growing furniture retailers in the country. Keeping true to its founding principle that everyone deserves quality furniture, Bob’s provides unsurpassed value with honesty and integrity. Through all the work that happens behind the scenes, Bob’s engineers this value, offering its discount on a wide variety of stylish, quality furnishings, mattresses, and home accents. The company also offers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, featuring cafes in each store with complimentary gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies, and candy. 

With 170 furniture stores across 24 states, the Manchester, Connecticut-based company has become the 8th-largest U.S. furniture chain according to Furniture Today. The company is also recognized by Plant-A Research Group and Newsweek as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces, America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, and America’s Greatest Workplaces for Parents and Families. 

Bob’s is committed to supporting local communities through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 20 years. Additionally, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. In total, Bob’s and its Foundation donate more than $2.75 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit Bob’s Cares, and follow Bob’s on Twitter @MyBobs, on Facebook, and  Instagram. 

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