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Darvin Furniture Starts Community Hero Program to Honor First Responders, Front Line Workers

Furniture World News Desk on 5/20/2020

Darvin Furniture & Mattress President Will Harris recently announced a new program to recognize local community heroes.

"As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the entire nation, the incredible challenges facing first responders and frontline workers have made a lasting impact on many of us who may feel like we can only watch and offer our sincerest gratitude for their unselfish efforts", says Harris.

The Darvin Community Hero Program offers anyone the opportunity to nominate someone they feel is a hero during these challenging times. Every week, the nominations are posted on the Darvin website and Facebook. Visitors can vote for that week’s favorite hero. Each week, the winning nominee will be announced. They will receive a Darvin Furniture gift card as recognition and move on to the Grand Prize drawing. A new group on nominees will be added for the upcoming week.

“Unprecedented times require unprecedented responses,” says Harris. “The jobs these community heroes do for all of us is very hard on them and their families. Nominating one of them is easy to do and my hope is that the full impact of recognizing so many will in some small way let them know how much we appreciate what they sacrifice.”


Nominate & Support Heroes

Nominating someone as a Community Hero is easy, just go to Darvin.com. Fill out the nomination form and submit it with your comments explaining why they should be recognized.

Voting is as easy as nominating. To vote each week on the Community Heroes, visit Darvin’s Facebook page and like the picture of the nominee you want to vote for.

"Whether it’s nominating community heroes each week or voting on those who have been nominated, our hope at Darvin is we can help shine a light on those who have, during these very tough times, been an inspiration to us and helped protect us,” says Harris.

Darvin Furniture is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2020. Darvin is an accredited business with the Better Business Bureau, a recipient of the national 2018 Leadership Award from Furniture Today Magazine and the Illinois Retailer of the Year Award (See Video) from the Illinois Retail Merchants Association. Darvin offers selection, style and quality you can afford. Visit Darvin.com today.

About Darvin Furniture: Family owned since 1920, Darvin Furniture is an industry leader and Chicagoland's largest furniture and mattress store. One of the top 100 furniture retailers in the country, Darvin Furniture's showroom is located on 11 acres in Orland Park, Illinois. The showroom features more than 200,000 sq.ft. of furniture on display.  Darvin.com.