Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Bobby Berk Home and Leslie Sanchez announce 1st Annual Toy Drive for families of DC’s oldest hospital

Bobby Berk Home and Leslie Sanchez announce 1st Annual Toy Drive for
families of DC’s longest continuously operating hospital.

Washington, District of Columbia – December 2, 2009 – Bobby Berk Home & Author and Political Analyst Leslie Sanchez proudly announce their 1st annual Toy Drive benefiting Providence Hospital ’s “Adopt-a-Family for Christmas” program. Sanchez is a member of the Providence Health Foundation board of directors.

Give & Receive this Holiday Season by donating a toy valued at $50 or more (or a $50 cash donation) and Bobby Berk Home will discount your Bobby Berk Home and Gus Modern Furniture order 15%-30% December 3rd through December 18th. Bobby Berk Home will be offering the promotion to both in-store shoppers and online customers. Online at add "toy donation" item to your shopping cart. Our goal is to raise $5000 in cash and toy donations for the charity. If that goal is achieved, Bobby Berk Home will match the donation. Donations without purchase can also be made by adding this item to your shopping cart online.

Providence Hospital’s “Adopt a Family” is a long-standing tradition at Providence. DC’s oldest continually operating hospital will be embarking on a yearlong celebration of 150 years of service beginning 2010. The Adopt a Family program, run by Providence Hospital founders, the Daughters of Charity, and funded by the employees and physicians of Providence Hospital, provides poor and vulnerable families with gifts for Christmas. Visit the Providence website for more details.

Providence Health Foundation President/CEO, Bob Hutson states, “Each year, Providence gives Christmas gifts to more than 110 poor and needy children and has received more requests this year than ever before. Bobby Berk Home and Leslie Sanchez’s toy drive contributions will help us reach more families affected by today’s economic challenges.”

Visit or for details. We have created a special hashtag on Twitter for this drive #DCToyDonation to follow this drive.

Chartered by President Lincoln in 1861 and founded by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent DePaul, Providence is a health ministry of Ascension Health – a Catholic, mission-focused organization, and the nation’s largest non-profit health system. Providence Hospital is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care, serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.

Since it's founding, Bobby Berk Home's mission has been to offer its customers a different shopping experience. The stores feature hand selected items from around the world showcased through faultless design vignettes. Bobby Berk Home's clean aesthetic represents modern luxury and comfort for furniture, home furnishings and accessories. They offer customers creative ideas, customized selections and quality service. The Bobby Berk style is minimalist, epitomizing urban design sophistication paired with quality and value at the forefront

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