Leesa Sleep Is Aspiring to End Bedlessness, One Mattress at a Time

Leesa Sleep has donated 330 mattresses to the Union Gospel Mission Shelter in Seattle.
Leesa Sleep has donated 330 mattresses to the Union Gospel Mission Shelter in Seattle. By Leesa Sleep

Leesa Sleep, the leading direct-to-consumer online luxury mattress retailer in the world, has set the goal of ending bedlessness in America. Leesa has donated one for every ten mattresses to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that serve homeless and at-risk individuals and families since its creation through its One-Ten Program. Some of the organizations and communities Leesa has provided with high-quality custom-made mattresses over the past few years have included 180 Turning Lives Around in New Jersey, Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission in Seattle, and Phoenix Dream Center in Arizona. Leesa has already created a country-wide presence to promote its country-wide mission to end bedlessness.

At this point, Leesa has donated over 22,000 mattresses and 10 million nights of sleep to charities serving people seeking refuge from homelessness, domestic danger, and human trafficking. Even before Leesa’s success as one of the fastest growing companies in the world, giving came first.

Giving back to our community is a privilege we never take for granted. It adds a sense of purpose to our goals. –David Wolfe, CEO of Leesa Sleep

Since everything Leesa does revolves around this central philanthropic purpose, Leesa Sleep has been recognized as a certified B-Corp organization, meeting rigorous standards for social and environmental impact through its business practice.. Besides Leesa’s One-Ten Program—which reaches across the country to provide people in need with a comfortable place to sleep—Leesa also seeks to help the environment through its One-Earth Program.

That program plants one tree for each mattress it sells. In partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, Leesa will have planted one million trees by 2025. While companies and commercialism are usually associated with environmental destruction, through purposeful commitment and outside-the-box thinking, Leesa Sleep sets an example for corporations to combat deforestation and help to restore the natural environment.

The company’s philanthropic mission has attracted some of the most socially-minded investors of our time. In July, the company raised $23 million in Series B funding led by One Better Ventures, an investment company led by former Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle with notable social impact investors such as TOMS shoes founder Blake Mycoskie. They not only have faith in Leesa’s financial success but believe in Leesa’s potential to impact the world in a huge way. Replogle also joined Leesa as chairman of the board to work with Peter Graham, former Chairman of Seventh Generation.

The combination of Leesa's exceptional products, experienced management, customer service and dedication to social good is what has propelled them forward. –John Replogle, former CEO of Seventh Generation and Chairman of Leesa.

Leesa continues to elevate hundreds of lives with high quality sleep through its One-Ten Program, restore the environment through its One-Earth Program, and give back to the community at every possible opportunity. You can learn more about Leesa and its mission of philanthropy on its website.

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