Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014
Santa Cruz Rug Cleaners is one of the local businesses advocating for the Freedom House 5th Annual Gala on Saturday, May 17th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The event will raise vital funds for Freedom House’s two residential shelters and aftercare programs to support human-trafficking survivors. Freedom House is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization with a mission to bring hope, restoration, and a new life to survivors of human-trafficking by providing a safe home and long-term aftercare. The Nest is one of two shelters through Freedom House for girls ages 12 to 17 and is located in an undisclosed location in Santa Clara County.
Guest registration, social hour and silent auction begin at 5:30 p.m., with the banquet dinner commencing at 7:15 p.m. The festive celebration will feature silent and live auctions, with such interesting items as a flying lesson, a dude ranch stay, cultural and sporting events, dining and wine tasting experiences, and beauty and spa treatments, among others.
“I recently went through advocacy training for The Nest and hope to become a voice for these young girls. We are always collecting donations and/or other much needed items for the home such as personal hygiene items and new and gently used clothing,” said Ms. Adams.
In addition, Santa Cruz Rug Cleaners recently became an official drop-off location for the global anti-poverty organization, Soles4Souls Inc. They will collect new and gently worn shoes all year long for to help the organization which monetizes used shoes and clothing to create sustainable jobs and fund direct relief efforts, including distribution of new shoes and clothing. Founded in 2007, the organization has distributed more than 25 million shoes in well over 100 countries.
Santa Cruz Rug Cleaners is family owned and operated and the oldest, largest and finest name in rug, in-home carpet, upholstery and specialty cleaner in Santa Cruz. They celebrate sixty-seven years this year in addition to their first year anniversary at their new location one block behind Costco at 111 #C Dubois St., Santa Cruz in California. For more information, please call 831-423-5235 or visit http://www.santacruzrug.com.
About Santa Cruz Rug Cleaners
Santa Cruz Rug, Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners opened its doors in 1947, and while many things have changed over the years, it is still family owned and operated and continues to provide the highest standard of service – standards established by the IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Industry).
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