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Mattress Retailer Bear Announces Partnership With Good Sports

Furniture World News Desk on 2/1/2017

Bear, a direct-to-consumer retailer of mattresses, pillows and sleep accessories, recently announced that it has partnered with Good Sports, a youth sports charity. Bear will donate 1% of all net proceeds to the organization, which is devoted to bringing new sports and fitness equipment to kids most in need across the United States.

“A percentage of Bear’s proceeds will be donated to Good Sports, allowing more children to partake in sports and fitness opportunities,” said Scott Paladini, CEO and founder of Bear. “Bear was founded with an athletic ethos, and we're big believers in the idea that every child deserves the chance to benefit from the proven physical, social and emotional advantages that youth sports provide.”

Good Sports provides new athletic equipment, apparel and footwear to teams and organizations most in need. Through generous donations from corporate supporters like Bear, Good Sports has helped more than four million youth athletes across all 50 states receive the tools they need to get back in the game.

“The Bear team understands the positive impact that athletics have on our children,” said Melissa Harper, CEO, Good Sports. “They are the ideal brand to help further the Good Sports mission, and their generous commitment will get more sports equipment into the hands of youth in need. We are pleased to welcome Bear to our roster of corporate supporters.”

More about Bear: Bear’s assortment of mattresses, pillows and sleep accessories are designed to offer a cooler, healthier and more restorative sleep. Utilizing eco-friendly materials and the latest advancements in sleep technology, Bear’s products improve muscle recovery, promote cooling and elevate overall sleep quality. Bear has quickly become the brand of choice for professional athletes, weekend warriors and casual fitness lovers alike. For more information, visit www.bearmattress.com.

More about Good Sports: Good Sports gives all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need. Since 2003, Good Sports has provided more than $20 million worth of equipment to more than 3,000 youth programs, impacting nearly four million kids. Good Sports has been awarded a coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator, for sound fiscal management, transparency and accountability; is a Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance accredited charity; and is listed on Social Impact Exchange’s S&I 100, an index of top American nonprofits creating meaningful social impact. For more information, visit www.goodsports.org.