Ashley Furniture to donate more than $2M toward hurricane relief efforts – Star Local Media
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. (Ashley), one of the worldâs largest manufacturers of home furnishings, is assisting with relief efforts for the catastrophic Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida. Ashley is committed to helping the victims who have incurred damage to their homes and belongings due to these hurricanes and is contributing products and subsidizing discounts with a combined retail value of over $1 million, in each state.
âLike the rest of America, we were shaken by the images coming from Texas and Florida during and after the two storms,â said Todd Wanek, president and CEO, Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. âOur hearts, thoughts and prayers are with the victims during this difficult time.â
Residents who have been impacted by the storms should contact their closest Ashley HomeStore for additional information on this contribution. Ashley Furniture is currently working with local relief organizations and Ashley HomeStores in the following locations: in Texas, the Houston metro, Corpus Christi, Victoria, Beaumont and Nederland, and in Florida, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Orlando, Jacksonville, Naples/Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers and Miami.
Additionally, Ashley employees across the nation, corporate offices and manufacturing and distribution facilities, along with the companyâs national sales force, are holding a flood drive to gather food and personal hygiene items as well as monetary donations.
Ashley Furniture is a long-standing supporter of local emergency services, including police, fire and rescue departments. In addition to assisting victims of natural disasters across the globe, Ashley has provided hundreds of hours of in kind services and millions of dollars in furniture and funds to flood, tornado and hurricane victims across the United States and the world.