Fairmont Designs donates to China earthquake victims

May 2008
Furniture/Today;5/26/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 38, p80
Trade Publication
The article reports on the $500,000 donated by the case goods and upholstery manufacturer Fairmont Designs for the May 12 earthquake victims in central China. According to the author, the donation is a collaborative, company-wide effort from the chairman, shareholders and employees of Fairmont Designs as stated by Fairmont officials. He added that the donation will go to an organization that intends to rebuild school buildings and for emergency food, water and shelter.


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