The Container Store Launches Holiday Hugs Program in Partnership with Children's Hospitals Nationwide
The Container Store (NYSE:TCS) today announces its new, community giving program, Holiday Hugs. The retailer is partnering with children's hospitals across the country to collect and deliver new, unwrapped gifts to young patients who are spending the holidays away from home.
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The Container Store today announces its new, community giving program, Holiday Hugs. The retailer is partnering with children's hospitals across the country to collect and deliver new, unwrapped gifts to young patients who are spending the holidays away from home. (Photo: Business Wire)
Customers can participate in the Holiday Hugs program by dropping off new, unwrapped books, small toys and games, toiletries, gift cards and stocking stuffers in collection bins at all of the retailer's 76 stores between now and December 15. Employees from each store will then volunteer their time to package the donated gifts into a Holiday Hug bag and deliver them to their partner hospital the week of December 20. The retailer will also host a collection drive at their Home Office and Distribution Center in Coppell, Texas.
"Every holiday season, The Container Store embraces the spirit of giving by helping those in need in our local communities," said Melissa Reiff, President and COO of The Container Store. "Our hope is that our customers will join us in providing these gifts to the thousands of children who have to spend the holidays in the hospital. We hope to brighten their day and bring joy to them and their families through this gesture of love from everyone associated with The Container Store."
Children's hospitals nationwide receiving gifts from the Holiday Hugs program include:
About The Container Store
The Container Store (NYSE: TCS) is the nation's leading retailer of storage and organization products and the only retailer solely devoted to the category. The company originated the concept of storage and organization of retailing when it opened its first store in 1978. Today, the retailer has 76 store locations nationwide that each average 25,000 square feet. The Container Store has over 10,000 products - many of them multifunctional - to help customers save space and, ultimately, save them time. As the pace of modern life accelerates, being organized is not a luxury but a necessity. The Container Store is devoted to making customers more productive, relaxed and happier by selling customized organization solutions such as custom closets using its new TCS Closets™ collection and its elfa shelving and drawer system. Since its inception, the retailer has nurtured an employee-first culture and couples its one-of-a-kind product collection with a high level of customer service delivered by its highly trained organization experts. The Company has been named to FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies To Work For® 16 years in a row. Visit www.containerstore.com for more information about store locations, the product collection and services offered - including the retailer's new, personalized in-home organization service Contained Home - and to sign up for the POP! Perfectly Organized Perks program. Discover The Container Store's storage and organization solutions at work in real spaces of its customers' and employees' homes along with tips, advice and product sneak peeks at the retailer's new lifestyle blog, Container Stories (containerstore.com/blog). To find out more about The Container Store's unique culture, Foundation Principles and devotion to Conscious Capitalism, visit the retailer's culture blog at www.whatwestandfor.com or read Chairman & CEO Kip Tindell's book UNCONTAINABLE: How Passion, Commitment, and Conscious Capitalism Built a Business Where Everyone Thrives (available at The Container Store, www.uncontainable.com and anywhere books are sold).