Inaugural Event Held During World Mental Health Weekend to Benefit Alcott Center’s Fisher Place
MARLTON, NJ – October 8, 2020 – SHEEX® Inc., the world’s first performance fabric bedding and sleepwear company with globally patented technology, has teamed with Relief Bed and Serta to provide a Sleep Makeover for Fisher Place in Los Angeles and will also participate in the virtual benefit.
Joely Fisher and Brad Garrett will host the special Pajama Jam to raise money for Fisher Place on Sun., Oct. 11, 2020, starting at 8 pm ET. Guests will enjoy entertainment from hosts Fisher and Garrett, as well as appearances from many celebrity friends, musical performances, a live auction, a silent auction, raffle, and a fabulous virtual after-party from 9- 9:30 pm ET.
“We (at SHEEX) believe in doing what we can to help others in our communities and we are thrilled to be a part of this wonderful event,” said Susan Walvius, Co-Founder/Co-CEO of SHEEX.
Best known for their Performance Sleep System made from must-have technical performance cooling fabrics including sheets, duvets, coverlets, comforters, mattress pads, mattress protectors, pillows, mattresses and sleepwear, SHEEX joins SERTA and Relief Bed in supplying new SERTA Mattresses and SHEEX bedding and pillows to provide a refreshed environment for the residents of the Fisher Place.
The trio of companies will also contribute auction items for the raffle, including mattresses, sleep accessories, pajamas, sheet sets, pillowcases, and sleep masks.
In 2019, Alcott Center opened Fisher Place, a bridge housing facility located in the south-central area of Los Angeles. Fisher Place houses men with mental health issues who have been redirected from incarceration into the care of the Alcott Center. While living at Fisher Place, residents are provided both mental and traditional health care services and assistance with finding permanent housing. Fisher Place is supported by the generosity of actress/director/mental health advocate Joely Fisher and the Fisher Family.
“Our SHEEX team is honored to support the Alcott Center and Fisher Place,” said Michelle Marciniak, Co-Founder/Co-CEO of SHEEX. “It’s an awesome cause and we are excited to be included.”
Tickets and sponsorships for Pajama Jam range from $50 – $25,000. For more information please visit the Alcott Center website.
About SHEEX, Inc. : SHEEX, Inc. is the world’s first performance fabric bedding and sleepwear company with globally patented technology that provides optimal thermal conditions for deeper sleep powered by SLEEP•FIT® Technology. Inspired by the feel and breathability of athletic performance fabrics, Co-Founders Michelle Marciniak and Susan Walvius, shook up the bedding world in 2007 by inventing a completely new “Performance Bedding” category in home textiles through breathable, stretchable, moisture-wicking technical fabrics. Since their initial invention, SHEEX has grown from performance bed sheets to a mattress line plus a full “top of the bed” and sleepwear line. SHEEX, Inc. is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and is featured in Bed Bath & Beyond, department stores, specialty stores, and mattress and furniture retailers in North America. For more information about SHEEX®, visit sheex.com.
About Relief Bed International: Relief Bed International provides strategically built beds to homeless shelters and care facilities in the United States and to disaster relief victims through their network of international relief partners around the world. For more information and how to partner with Relief Bed International, please visit http://www.reliefbed.com
About Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC: Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC is a leading sleep company and one of the largest manufacturers, marketers, and suppliers of mattresses in North America. Based in Atlanta, SSB owns and manages the two best-selling bedding brands in the mattress industry: Serta®, which has five other independent licensees, and Beautyrest®. The brands are distributed through national, hospitality, and regional and independent retail channels throughout North America. SSB also owns Simmons® and Tuft & Needle® direct-to-consumer mattress brands. SSB operates 27 plants in the U.S. and Canada. For more information about SSB and its brands, visit
About Alcott Center: Established in 1979, the Alcott Center for Mental Health Services is a nonprofit agency providing residential and outpatient services to adults living with mental health issues, many of whom are experiencing co-occurring substance misuse, homelessness and/or former incarceration. http://www.alcottcenter.org
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