Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. announced today it was committed to helping the victims who have suffered damage to their homes and belongings due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma by “contributing products and subsidizing discounts” with a combined retail value of over $1 million in each state.
Ashley is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of home furnishings. It employs some 3,000 workers at facilities in Northeast Mississippi.
“Like the rest of America, we were shaken by the images coming from Texas and Florida during and after the two storms,” said Todd Wanek, President and CEO, Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. “Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with the victims during this difficult time.”
Residents that 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 our national sales force, are holding a flood drive to gather food and personal hygiene items as well as monetary donations.