Comfortex Employees Donate Over $8,000 to Hurricane Relief

January 20, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Comfortex Employees Donate Over $8,000 to Hurricane Relief

MAPLEWOOD, NY - Comfortex Window Fashions, a leading innovative manufacturer and fabricator of custom window treatment products for global distribution, is proud to announce that its employees collectively donated a total of $8,620 to hurricane relief charities following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

The entire Comfortex sum was passed on to the Hunter Douglas Foundation, the charitable arm of Hunter Douglas, which is the parent company of Comfortex Window Fashions. Hunter Douglas matched these and all funds collected from 2,300 individuals and companies dollar for dollar. In all, over $391,000 was raised and a total of $800,000 was contributed to two relief agencies: AmeriCares and American Harvest. Both agencies pledged that 100% of donated monies would go directly to hurricane survivor services without any used for administrative costs.

“As in the past, our employees opened their hearts and stepped up to the challenge,” said Thomas J. Marusak, president of Comfortex Window Fashions. “The response was just tremendous. Comfortex is proud to have taken part in this fund drive to help our southern neighbors.”

Comfortex Window Fashions, founded in 1986, is an innovator in the window fashion industry. Thomas J. Marusak serves as President of Comfortex Corporation, and is also one of the original founders of the company. The company maintains its headquarters just north of Albany in Maplewood, New York, and operates manufacturing facilities in Melbourne, Florida and Phoenix, Arizona. The Comfortex complete line of cellular, roller, Roman and pleated shades, wood alloy blinds, plantation shutters, sheer window shadings and verticals is distributed in every state in the United States and in over 50 countries on five continents worldwide. Comfortex Window Fashions is committed to exceeding customer expectations by providing quality products and services, establishing excellent customer partnerships, developing innovative technologies and remaining a respected name in the window treatment industry. More information about these products may be found on the company web site at