But the true heart of the company are Stephanie’s values ~ pure and admirable. She has a firm commitment to “promote international economic development, exemplifies respect for cultural diversity and provides a model work place for employees.” For these ideals, Ms. Odegard has been honored with an award by the Peace Corps. In addition, Odegard is intertwined with the Rugmark Foundation. Stephanie sits on the Board. The Rugmark Foundation is a not-for-profit organization working to end child labor and offers educational opportunities to children in India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Brava Stephanie! We share very similar ideals. 1.75% of the purchase of every Odegard carpet goes to the Rugmark Foundation.
Why am I telling you all of this?? It is a public service announcement! Odegard is a having a moving sale with reduced prices that is open to the public July 9 – 12. This is an excellent opportunity to have an exceptional rug with an exemplary history plus 1.75% of your purchase price will be given to the Rugmark Foundation. You will attain an heirloom and support a great cause. The sale is in their temporary location in Georgetown ~ 3336 M Street NW (second floor), Washington, DC. 202-484-5888. Run, do not walk!