PFP & Bob’s Discount Furniture, Co-host Largest Fundraiser in Annual Event’s History

PFP & Bob’s Discount Furniture, Co-host Largest Fundraiser in Annual Event’s History

PFP & Bob’s Discount Furniture, Co-host Largest Fundraiser in Annual Event’s History

The 2013 Bob’s Furniture Golf Outing, an annual event staged  by Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation, and Planned Furniture Promotions, raised a record-breaking $515,000 for charity this week.

The money will benefit organizations carefully selected by the Bob’s Discount Furniture Foundation, formed 26 years ago by Gene Rosenberg and Bob Kaufmann, co-founders of Bob’s Discount Furniture. Organizations receiving funds from this year’s event include the American Cancer Society’s Camp Rising Sun, the American Red Cross,Cardinal Cushing CentersConnecticut Children’s Medical CenterFamily & Children’s Aid, the Jimmy Fund andNutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters. The group’s website dedicated to charitable giving is

Gene Rosenberg, a lifelong philanthropist and community supporter, is a current nominee for election into the American Furniture Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions in their roles in the home furnishings industry.

“I am personally gratified by this year’s level of giving, as well as in knowing how the funds raised will help many in need,” says Rosenberg, who also owns Planned Furniture Promotions (PFP). “We appreciate everyone’s support and I can’t say enough what an honor it is to work among this group of generous and caring individuals.”

The 2013 event included its largest number of participants in a round of golf at the Tunxis Plantation Country Club in Farmington, Conn., followed by an evening gala at the Farmington Club attended by more than 430 guests, who enjoyed dinner, as well as silent and live auctions. The event was hosted by Bob’s co-founders Bob Kaufman and Gene Rosenberg, who enjoyed the festivities alongside fellow employees, partners and community members.

The charity golf outing was started 26 years ago by Planned Furniture Promotions, a leading sales promotion company in the home furnishing industry. Bob’s Discount Furniture became an event partner when Kaufman and Gene Rosenberg, also the founder of Planned Furniture Promotions, started Bob’s in 1991.

Past beneficiaries include the American Cancer Society’s Camp Rising Sun, Family & Children’s Aid, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Jimmy Fund and the American Red Cross. Organizations that have benefited from the event in prior years include Nutmeg Big Brothers/Big Sisters, March of Dimes and the Salvation Army.

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