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Thursday, July 1, 2021
NAFCD/ Hub & Spoke Newsletter | 06.28.21 https://hubspoke.nafcd.org/Full-Article/fcif-lifeline-in-a-storm   By Denise Williams, Hub & Spoke In an industry where family values run strong, it should come as no surprise that a relief fund is available to flooring workers who are suffering through a medical crisis. What is surprising is that so many of them haven’t heard of this 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, although it’s been changing...
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
  Emily Morrow Home’s 2021 Color Family of the Year Has a 10th Color and special product to provide support to and awareness of FCIF                         Dalton, GA - April 27th, 2021 - Emily Morrow Home is announcing the 10th Milled Naturals COTY: “Truffle”. Truffle delights in being a color for a cause. When we emphasized that our color family Milled Naturals exude a sense of community and was rooted in one of the EMH mega-trends “Me to We...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
                        Want to make an impact? Gifts to the Floor Covering Industry Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit will help families all over the country who are faced with unexpected medical battles. The FCIF board of directors are currently holding their fall campaign drive, reaching out to thousands of flooring businesses across the country. The Foundation provides grants directly to flooring families to help with expenses such as...
Monday, November 4, 2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 [Manchester, N.H.] CCA Global Partners announced that the 17th Annual Alan Greenberg Charity Golf Tournament that took place on September 18th at the scenic Barnsley Gardens Resort raised $140,0000 for the Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF). This annual golfing event raises funds that will support the foundation in their efforts to financially assist those who are, or have been, affiliated with the floor...
Friday, March 1, 2019
February 28, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia: During the opening night reception of Domotex USA, Hannover Fairs USA presented a $10,000 donation to the Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF) to further the 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization’s outreach to floor covering industry workers when they are battling life-altering and catastrophic medical conditions. Charlie Dilks, FCIF’s board chairman, who accepted the gift at the reception, shared...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Floor Trends Magazine, January 2019 Dalton, GA - 2018 was record-setting both for grants and donations at the Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF), according to Andrea Blackbourn, executive director. “Over 100 families applied for assistance in 2018 compared to 63 the prior year. In addition, we had a very successful donation drive, the Helping My Fellow Man campaign, chaired by Larry Nagle. We are getting very close to our goal to raise an...
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Floor Covering Weekly: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Rene and Robert Peterson By Ryane DeFalco [Pomona Park, Fla.] The Floor Covering Industry Foundation (FCIF) is there when its needed most. Just ask Rene Peterson who worked for Taylor Carpet One for 10 years as a sales consultant, store manager and most recently sales manager. Her husband of 14 years Robert Peterson (who also worked for Taylor Carpet One for a few years) was diagnosed with lung...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Meet James. At age 48, James Marx, a single father of two teenage girls, had a severe heart attack that left him in the hospital for days and scrambling to make ends meet. Overnight he accumulated $13,000 in medical bills, even with a discount from the hospital. Marx is a veteran of the flooring industry, where he has dedicated 26 years of service. Currently employed at The Rug Market in Rochester, N.Y., he was thankful that the owner told him...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Floor Covering News July 9/16, 2018: Volume 34, Issue 2 By Steven Feldman The Floor Covering Industry Foundation—or FCIF, as it is often referred. I think many of us on the FCIF board take for granted the number of people who do not fully understand the scope and importance of this nonprofit organization. In a nutshell, when an unexpected catastrophic medical event impacts a family, the FCIF is there to help. And to put things in perspective,...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Scott Humphrey, CEO of the World Floor Covering Industry Association (WFCA) and president of the Floor Covering Industry Foundation with WFCA board member Jacobi from Jacobi Carpet One. [Dalton] After 22 years of operation, the Nebraska Iowa Floor Covering Association (NIFCA) board voted to disband their organization, a local affiliate of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA). Chris Nordin, president of the...

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