CROSS carpets in the Media
Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation
Gala Ball 2016
CROSS carpets Stands Up for Spinal Research
There’s not many retailers than can boast a history like Cross Carpets. This year marks an extraordinary achievement as they celebrate their 50th year in business, 25 of those on the Gold Coast. A third generation business, their name is synonymous with flooring product excellence and quality customer service.
Cross Carpets are also the family behind the inspirational voice of paralysis in Australia, Perry Cross. Perry is the visionary founder and president of Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation (PCSRF). He knows paralysis first-hand, as in 1994 a simple game of football left him a quadriplegic. Perry’s goal now is clear – to cure paralysis for all.
Partnering Perry in his vision are both the team at Cross Carpets and Airstep. Through their alliance they donate $1 per metre of Airstep underlay sold at Cross Carpets, to the PCSRF.
Cross Carpets sponsor a number of PCSRF events throughout the year, including the recent SiP Week. In February Cross Carpets sponsored the foundation’s annual gala dinner on the Gold Coast, “Everything Is Possible”. Hosted by local football icon Ben Ikin & radio host Emily Jade-O’Keefe, this sold out event was a great evening full of delicious food, local talent, raffles and a charity auction. A key performance by Tim O’Callum, The Voice finalist, was awe inspiring.
This glorious night proudly supported by Cross Carpets raised in excess of $55,000 for the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation. Every dollar will be used toward research to support in Perry’s vision – to cure paralysis for all.