The CORT team in Jefferson, Louisiana, recently provided furnishings for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Biloxi, Mississippi, benefiting St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
CORT District General Manager (DGM) Debbie Borrello was born and raised in New Orleans. Like most natives of the “Big Easy,” if you are fortunate to be born there, you never leave. After attending one semester of college in 1983, Debbie decided to join the Navy on a GI plan to attend college at a later time in her life.
On January 28, the CORT Furniture Rental and Clearance Center in Atlanta, Georgia, provided furniture to support youthSpark’s “Movers, Shakers & Changemakers” fundraiser for their new youth services center.
Last month, CORT’s Texas division participated in DISH Las Colinas, an annual event hosted by AMLI Residential, one of the preeminent multifamily companies in the nation focused on the development, acquisition and management of luxury apartment communities across the United States.
CORT’s former National Facilities Design Manager, and now a member of the Work Place Solutions Group, David Dillon recently returned from a trip to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he joined several members of his platoon who served together during the Vietnam War.
Earlier this month, the CORT Furniture Rental and Clearance Center in Austin, Texas, brought together the local community to compete in its third annual “Operation Chili Challenge,” which benefited Heroes Night Out Veterans Resource Center! Heroes Night Out is a non-profit organization that provides veterans and their families easy access to much-needed services during the holiday season, including meals, Christmas gifts and other holiday support.
After graduating Warren Area High School in Warren, Pennsylvania, in 1977, CORT District General Manager (DGM) David Davis joined the Navy. Initially David was tested and approved to attend SEAL training, but the Navy needed submarine sailors more than they needed SEALs, and so began David’s military career.
Last month, CORT New Orleans provided furnishings for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway benefitting St. Jude Children’s Hospital’s lifesaving research. CORT donated 90 pieces of furniture – from chairs, to tables and accents that made the custom house feel and look like a home.
On April 22, 2015, people from all across the world will come together to observe Earth Day, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. From attending community events to promoting local sustainability efforts to supporting environmental education through legislation, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities each year.
Since 2012, CORT has been a partner and supporter of The Folds of Honor Foundation (FHF) by helping them in their mission to provide educational scholarships to dependents and spouses of fallen or severely injured soldiers across the United States.