FEIZY RUGS DONATES $15,000 TO THE GLOBAL FUND FOR CHILDREN FOR AID RELIEF IN
DALLAS, TX - In response to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal,
Feizy Rugs is supporting The Global Fund for Children (GFC) with a $15,000
donation, as well as a commitment to provide a portion of the company's sales
through May 15th, in an effort to bolster the organization in bringing critical
relief to Nepalese children and their families.
rug manufacturers, we have worked for decades with the people of Nepal," said
John Feizy, CEO of Feizy Rugs. "Helping the children of the world to have a
better life has always been a focus at Feizy and we recognize that with a
disaster like this, those children need our support now more than ever."
To date, The Global Fund for Children reports they are receiving news of shelter
concerns from their grassroots partners in the country. An orphanage served by
GFC partner Partnership for Sustainable Development Nepal has sustained
structural damage, making it unsafe for the children to go inside. According to
Bishnu Bhatta, Partnership for Sustainable Development Nepal's director, the
children of the orphanage have been staying out in the open for the last three
days. His organization's office has also been damaged, and he has been staying
outside as well.
"Our grassroots partners in Nepal are on the front lines every day, working with
children who were already living under fragile circumstances before the
earthquake," said Susan Goodell, CEO of The Global Fund for Children. "This
generous gift from Feizy Rugs ensures that we can help meet their immediate
needs and also contribute to their long-term recovery in the wake of this
are humbled by the enormity of this tragic situation and committed to helping
the people of Nepal," said Mr. Feizy. "In addition to our commitment, we are
asking that all of our employees, customers and vendors please donate to help
aid in the recovery of this beautiful country."
To donate to the The Global Fund for Children in Nepal,
To learn more about how The Global Fund for Children is aiding in this crisis,
Feizy Rugs is a manufacturer of fine hand knotted, hand tufted and
fashion-forward machine made rugs. Following a family tradition of four
generations, Feizy Rugs has been bringing beauty to room designs and building on
the foundation of exceptional quality standards established by company founder
and CEO John Feizy in 1973. With headquarters in Dallas, Texas, Feizy Rugs is a
five-time ARTS Award winner and the first and only Oriental rug manufacturer to
have been inducted into the Accessories Resource Team's ARTS Awards Hall of
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