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Our Week 19 Donation The Mediation Center For our 19th week of 52 Weeks of Giving, we donated this 5'x8' transitional designed rug to the Mediation Center's Family Visitation Program. The Mediation Center helps people in Buncombe, Henderson Transylvania, and Polk Counties move through difficult and stressful conflict. One of their most noteworthy programs is the Family Visitation Program. The rug was donated to their visitation room. We received this thank you letter from their Executive Director, Laura Jeffords.   Dear Rug & Home,    Thank you for your in-kind donation of a hand-knotted 5x8 wool rug from India to the Family Visitation Program,...

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Our Event Sponsorship Hendersonville Community Band Learn more about Hendersonville Community Band Rug&Home was proud to sponsor the December 2018 concert performed by the Hendersonville Community Band. The "'Tis the Season" concert featured an eclectic list of holiday-themed songs, such as Russian Christmas carols, Dreidel Dance and A Praetorius Hymn, as well as arrangements of more holiday classics like "Away in a Manger", "Winter Wonderland" and "It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year". We received the following thank you letter form HCB's John J. Williams: Dear Rakesh, On behalf of the entire Hendersonville Community Band, I want to extend our sincere appreciation to...

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Our Week 3 Donation Blue Ridge Health Learn more about Blue Ridge Health For our 3rd week of the 52 Weeks of Giving, we donated this 5 x 8 Muragan Embossed rug to Blue Ridge Health. Blue Ridge Health is a health clinic that has been operating for over 50 years throughout Western North Carolina. They provide a wide range of services such as family medicine, dentistry and behavioral health. The rug was donated as a part of their Moving Mountains for Health fundraiser held September 29, 2018. We received this thank you letter from Blue Ridge Health's Chief Executive Officer, Richard...

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Our Week 8 Donation The Hope Chest For Women Learn more about The Hope Chest For Women For our 8th week of 52 Weeks of Giving, we have donated this 5 x 8 herringbone rug to The Hope Chest for Women. Hope Chest helps support women going through breast or gynecological cancer treatments by providing financial assistance, referrals and other resources. Hope Chest provides these services throughout all 22 counties in Western North Carolina. This rug was donated to their 6th Annual Here's Hope Fashion Show and Luncheon fundraiser. We received this thank you letter from Hope Chest's Executive Director,...

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Our Week 7 Donation Thrive 4 Health Learn More about Thrive For our 7th week of 52 Weeks of Giving, we donated this beige 5 x 8 to Thrive for Health. Thrive is a Hendersonville-based nonprofit that helps those with mental illnesses become productive members of the community. Services that they provide include transitional employment opportunities, housing assistance and financial management support. The rug was donated as a part of their 7th Annual Bids & Blues fundraising event. Trive's Development Associate, Dianne Ledbetter, sent us this thank you letter after the event: Dear friends, Thanks to your donation of the 9/25 Cluster 10-1081...

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Starting Semptember 1, 2018, Rug & Home will gift one rug per week for the entire year to fifty-two different charitable organizations in need. The purpose of the giveaway is to help charities and nonprofits raise money for their causes.  These rugs can be auctioned off to raise funds for your charity.  Rug & Home understands that nonprofits are more important than ever in recent years, and wants to extend a supportive hand to these organizations.  We are proud to be able to support the community in this way! The hand-crafted giveaway rugs will be of the highest quality and...

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The Gift of Flowers Very few people would argue that receiving or even seeing flowers brings them happiness.  Even the most stoic will usually crack a smile when presented with a beautiful bloom! And there's true scientific evidence to support this joy.  A study done by Rutgers University found that flowers have an instant impact on a person's happiness, but also have a positive, long-term effect on moods.  Participants in the study felt less anxious and depressed after receiving flowers, and their delighted smiles proved it! * Around Valentine's Day, some of my Rug & Home associates and I graciously...

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Thinking of Mother's Everywhere      I believe a mother’s love can be universal. Rug and Home is focused on helping women and children in remote parts of India where our rugs are crafted. A team of people from the USA is chosen every year to create awareness, volunteer and lend a hand with ground floor efforts there. We partner with doctors and schools to help improve the quality of life of the local people. Our goal is to provide more of an opportunity for these amazing people to branch out and create a future for themselves. I was one...

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