Ashland Build-A-Bed 

Frequently Asked Questions

The following FAQ should answer questions you may have about the Ashland Build-A-Bed project.

  1. Am I eligible?
    1. You must have a child living in your household enrolled in school (ages 2-18) who does not currently have a bed.
    2. You must meet the income guidelines listed on the application.
    3. You must have transportation to pick up the bed.
    4. You must have a bedroom in which the bed will fit and be utilized by the child.
    5. You must complete the application and submit it by the specified deadline.
    6. You must be a resident in one of 5 counties in the service area.
    7. The following criteria will be considered when determining eligibility for awarded beds: age, income, number in household, and current sleeping arrangements.
  2. Who will receive beds?
    1. Bed recipients will be chosen based on the applications from 5 counties including: Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Greenup, and Lawrence Counties in Kentucky.
    2. You may apply for more than one bed per household on the same application, but there is no guarantee you will receive a bed(s).
  3. How do I apply?
    1. You can obtain an application on the Ashland Build-A-Bed website at www.ashlandbuildabed.org
    2. You can obtain an application from your Family Resource Center at your child’s school, or one of the partner agencies affiliated with the project.
  4. What are the dimensions of the bed?

The bed dimensions are:  Height- 29 ¾ (Headboard)

Width- 39 ½

Length- 81 ½

  1. What comes with the bed?
    1. Each bed will have a frame, mattress, and a bedtime kit containing sheets, pillow, blanket, book, nightlight or alarm clock, hygiene kit, and a stuffed animal.
  1. Who do I contact if I want to volunteer or sponsor?
    1. If you would like to volunteer, please contact our volunteer coordinator Sierra Rice at srice@mccu.net and type “Build-A-Bed” in the subject line.
    2. Sponsorship forms are available on the Build-A-Bed webpage. ashlandbuildabed.org
  2. What is required to be a sponsor of Build-A-Bed?
    1. Donations of any size are accepted.
    2. A minimum of $250 is required to sponsor a full bed.
    3. All donors will receive their name on posters to be displayed on build day.
    4. Donor deadline to be listed on promotional items is February 14, 2020.
  3. Checks are made payable to whom?
    1. KYCUL-Build-A-Bed
  4. Is my donation or sponsorship tax deductible?
    1. Yes, all donations and sponsorships are tax deductible.

If you have any questions not answered by this FAQ please contact Ashland Build-A-Bed Project Directors:

Tiffany Black, (606)326-8000, tblack@mccu.net

or

Candace Stanley- (606)329-5454, candace.stanley@ashlandcu.org