Art Van Furniture Donates Furnishings To Detroit Veteran Sgt. Davin Dumar As
Part Of Operation FINALLY HOME With The Kid Rock Foundation And Pulte Homes
Sgt. Dumar and His Wife Dana Will Move Into Macomb Township Home on Friday,
WARREN, Mich., Feb. 1, 2013
WARREN, Mich., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Art Van Furniture is donating the
furnishings for the new home of Michigan war veteran Sergeant Davin Dumar. Kid
Rock and his foundation, partnered with Pulte Homes, as part of Operation
FINALLY HOME, to present the new mortgage-free 2,600 square foot property to
Sgt. Dumar and his wife Dana. The Dumars will move into the Macomb home on
Friday, February 1, 2013. Deployed to Afghanistan in 2011 with the Army's
1-25th SBCT, Sgt. Dumar was struck by an IED during an engagement with enemy
forces.Dumar's left leg was amputated as a result of the injury he sustained.
(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130201/DE52956 )
"On behalf of the 2,700 associates of Art Van Furniture, we want to personally
thank Sgt. Dumar for his service to our country," said Chairman and Founder
Art Van Elslander. "His sacrifice has not gone unnoticed by our community.
It's an honor for us to help welcome this soldier home."
A longtime supporter of US troops, Kid Rock, through his Kid Rock Foundation,
partnered with Operation FINALLY HOME's founder Dan Wallrath to include
Michigan veterans as part of the project. The singer, a Michigan native, has
performed benefit concerts across the globe in support of the country's armed
forces. Pulte Homes, based in Bloomfield Hills, donated the construction costs
for the home.
In addition, The Somerset Collection retailers donated bedding and housewares,
and Meijer is helping with groceries and other household items. Paul's TV
inside Art Van also helped with a donation.
About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's
largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 36 stores
throughout Michigan, a full service e-commerce website, plus six freestanding
Art Van PureSleep bedding stores in Canton, Troy, Rochester Hills, Brighton,
Ann Arbor and New Hudson, Michigan. Founded in 1959, the company is
family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visitwww.artvan.comfor
Operation FINALLY HOMEis an award-winning program created by Bay Area
Builders Association Support Our Troops. A non-partisan/non-profit 501(c)(3)
organization, Operation FINALLY HOME'S mission is to provide custom made
mortgage-free homes to wounded and disabled veterans and the widows of the
fallen in an effort to get their lives back on track and become productive
members of their communities.
The Kid Rock Foundation Mission Statement
I can't stop the war, shelter homeless, feed the poor. I can't walk on water.
Can't save your sons and daughters. I can't change the world to make things
fair. This is the least that I can do. The Kid Rock Foundation
(http://www.kidrock.com/kidrock-foundation) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit raising
funds for and awareness of local and regional charities helping disadvantaged
children, victims of war and natural disasters, and those suffering from
About Pulte Homes
Pulte Homes (http://www.pulte.com/) is a national brand of PulteGroup,
Inc.Communities built by Pulte Homes are designed to deliver the best quality
of life for homeowners. By combining innovative Life Tested™ designs, an
unwavering commitment to quality and attention to detail, Pulte Homes is the
nation's premier home brand for upwardly mobile homebuyers.
SOURCE Art Van Furniture
Contact: Diane Charles, Director of Corporate Communications, Art Van
Furniture , firstname.lastname@example.org, +1-586-983-3022 office, +1-586-850-7332 cell
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