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Kingsdown Raises More Than $1 Million For Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

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Kingsdown, manufacturer of ultra-premium bedding, has surpassed its goal of raising $1 million for Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. As part of its centennial celebration in 2004, the Mebane-based company and their Canadian partner, Kingsdown Canada, formed Kingsdown Miracle Kids and set out to raise $1 million. "It is a testament to the generosity of our dealers, employees and friends that we have raised even more than we had hoped," says Eric Hinshaw, CEO of Kingsdown. "We are thrilled that contributions continue to come in to benefit this cause, which is so important to us." To reach the ambitious fundraising goal, employees at Kingsdown's eight plants in the United States and Canada have pitched in to sponsor golf tournaments, a motorcycle rally, auctions and other events. Kingsdown dealers also ran fundraising promotions in their retail stores. By far, the most money has been raised by a three-day golf tournament event, Swing for Kids, which was hosted at the Pinehurst Resort, N.C., where Kingsdown dealers, suppliers and friends made significant contributions. About Kingsdown Kingsdown, Inc. believes the better you sleep, the better you will live. Founded in 1904 in Mebane, N.C., the company serves retailers across the United States and Canada and more than twenty other countries. Products are made to order using handcrafted techniques combined with state-of-the-art materials and equipment. Long recognized as an industry leader and innovator, Kingsdown is best known for developing DormoDiagnostics, a patented technology that recommends the ideal sleep system for an individual. For more information, please call 1-800-354-5464 or visit www.kingsdown.com.

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