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RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.-Earl Kluft, founder and CEO of mattress manufacturer E.S. Kluft & Co., has been named the recipient of the City of Hope’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Kluft was honored for his efforts to support the center’s efforts in leading research, treatment and education for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Shannon Sullivan, director of development at City of Hope, praised Kluft for his “passion and commitment. His support will enable researchers to fast-track promising new therapies for a future without cancer.”
Kluft received the award at City of Hope’s West Coast Golf and Tennis Tournament. He donated a Kluft mattress valued at $33,000 to the silent auction.