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Hundreds of beds donated for families in need

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TUALATIN, OR (KPTV) -

Hundreds of new beds will help give people in need a good night's sleep throughout the Portland metro area.

Sealy Mattress Manufacturing is donating 360 mattresses to agencies including Community Warehouse, The Salvation Army, the Good Neighbor Center and Human Solutions shelters.

More than 160 brand new beds arrived at the Tualatin Community Warehouse, 8380 S.W. Nyberg St., Wednesday.

The beds range in sizes from twin to queen and will be ready for families when the agency opens Thursday morning.

Community Warehouse serves as a furniture bank for the region, offering essential household items to 6,000 people each year.

"This is huge for us," said Tom Elston, program manager at Community Warehouse. "The most requested item is always beds, and one of the hardest things is looking at our empty mattress section in the morning, knowing 10 families will be visiting that day in need of beds. This will help tremendously."

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