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Thank you to Powerflow, Inc. for funding the purchase of 32 sleeping bags for the Just Friends Program at  Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern. 


Happy Holidays to the kids!

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Beds from Brian plans to continue grant writing and to hold small fund raisers throughout the year to keep the kids cozy and warm.

~ Doreen

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Check out our 2017 Fundraiser:

 Brown-Bag-It for Beds from Brian!

Thank you to all the ladies who make us afghans with love.


Karen, Marlene and Dawn


They are donated to Lockport Care Net.  

​​​Our Partner

Agencies


Beds from Brian works closely
with the following agencies:


Gerard Place

Erie County

Genesee Orleans Ministry of Concern

Lockport Care Net

Holy Trinity Parish

St. John's Outreach

Niagara County 


Over the past ten years, 3500 items have been donated to those in need. Of that total, 646 were new bed pillows! 
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If you or your organization would like to partner with Beds from Brian, please email us at:

​doreen@bedsfrombrian.com


Providing beds and bedding to children in need in the Western New York area.


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9/20/2016


Warm and fuzzy news!  Ten new twin mattress sets have been delivered to my friend Amy's house for temporary storage. Ten children will get their new beds and bedding very soon.


Thank you, everyone, for your support!

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10/1/2016

Our 11th year.

 

Even though I made the decision last year not to hold future annual events for Beds from Brian, my son Chris and sister Diane lovingly insisted on holding one this year. 

With my blessing, they took the lead and planned a corn hole tournament and picnic that was recently held at the Niagara Sailing Club.

It was a lot of fun and a great success. Thank you to Chris and Diane and to everyone for your help, participation and generosity. 

Supporters donated 21 new bed pillows and enough donations to allow us to purchase six twin bed sets for kids. 

Thank you to all of the supporters for our 12th annual event.  The many people who donated prizes for our raffle and the many who participated in the Brown Bag It for Beds from Brian event.  

An extra thank you to our merchant sponsors:  Adventure Landings, Batter Up Buttercup, Buffalo Bandits, Buffalo Bills, Delta Sonic, Eras Gone by Hair Salon, Lucas Oil, NAPA Auto Parts, Tonawanda Lanes and Rob Lederman’s Comedy Club. 


 We had over 30 winners!


Because of your generosity we will be able to continue to provide beds and bedding to local children in need.

​​​​​​Thank you to the Harvard Business School Section H students for their kind donation of $2,​286.37 to Beds from Brian.

We were extremely pleased to be selected as one of the charities to receive a donation from their HBS Charity Auction.  

These funds are allocated towards beds and bedding for our partner agencies future needs.  

​​Now a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization.

​​Established in 2006 in honor of Brian LaFleur, Beds from Brian is a not for profit charitable organization that aims to make the world a cozier place by providing warmth and comfort to children in need.  

Beds from Brian provides the necessary items needed to children who do not have a clean, comfortable place to sleep.  Through our fundraising efforts, we are able to purchase new beds, mattresses, linens, pillows and pajamas for the many children who lack these basic necessities. 

Born with a very rare genetic disorder, Brian's few short years with us served as an inspiration to help ensure that every child has a comfortable space to call their own.

​​​​A big thank you to New York State Women Inc., Clarence Chapter for awarding Beds from Brian a $1000 grant.  

The grant allowed us to purchase and provide eight new twin mattresses, box springs and frames to Gerard Place.    

These beds will be enjoyed by new clients in the transitional housing program for single homeless parents and children.  Once they complete the program, they get to take the bed to their new home.  


A special thank you to Xtreme Discount Mattress Warehouse for their donation of two of the same twin bed sets and delivery of all of the beds.

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2016 was a great year for Beds From Brian!  With your help, we were able to provide so many children and families the comfort and joy that comes with a new mattress, pillows, sheets, sleeping bags, and beautiful blankets and afghans, hand-crafted with love.  We are able to continue serving our community in 2017 because of the generosity and commitment of people like you - thank you for supporting BFB!  We wish you a happy, healthy, and peaceful new year.

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​​Thank you to Mercantile Adjustment Bureau for awarding a $1000 grant to Beds from Brian.  The funds were used to purchase bedding for 20 children for the holidays.  The children were referred through Gerard Place and each child received a "Bed in a Bag" which included a new sheet set, blanket, pillow and a children's themed pillow case.  


Thank you to Diane Kamen's for help with sort that large order!

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​​​Thank you to the following merchants and volunteers for their support of our 2016 corn hole tournament and picnic!

Buffalo Bills


Delta Sonic

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Teds Jumbo Red Hots

Adventure Landing


Franco’s Pizza


Rainbow Roller Rink


Kraft

Napa Auto Parts


Carpet Collection


7-Eleven Stores

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