Ashley Furniture HomeStore Supports Convoy of Hope’s Mission to Help the Poor and Suffering

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Springfield retailer gives back to the community

I know Convoy of Hope will take every dollar and multiply it many times over in the self-sacrificing way their go about their mission.

Springfield’s Ashley Furniture HomeStore supported Convoy of Hope’s efforts to help the less fortunate this year by designating a community day where customers were asked to donate $20.00 to Convoy of Hope. Ashley Furniture then matched every donation and asked their employees to donate one day’s salary to Convoy of Hope’s One Day to Feed the World campaign.

“Convoy of Hope is much more than a charity, says Andrew Covington, president and owner of Ashley Furniture. “They are God’s hands in our communities and around the world, feeding the hungry, giving drink to those thirsty, providing shelter and much needed family support. As a business owner, I am so blessed and grateful to our employees that want to give a portion of their salaries or a customer giving a donation when shopping. They honor me, my business, our community, our country and our Lord. I know Convoy of Hope will take every dollar and multiply it many times over in the self-sacrificing way their go about their mission.”

“Convoy of Hope is a donation-driven organization so everything we do, whether it’s here in the Ozarks or around the world, is all a result of people’s sacrificial donations,” says Jeff Nene, national spokesperson for Convoy of Hope. “So when Ashley Furniture’s customers and the company get together to support what we do, it allows us to do so much more all around the world.”

Watch the coverage on Ashley Furniture's Community Nights here: http://youtu.be/QQIf1TMhvN8.

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope, founded in 1994, has a long history as a first responder in times of natural disasters and has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for nine consecutive years . Convoy of Hope, a faith-based organization, has a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, disaster response and partner resourcing. Learn more at http://www.convoyofhope.org or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

Contacts:

Jeff Nene, 417-851-4425
Mobile: 417-860-2196
National Spokesperson
jnene(at)convoyofhope(dot)org

or

Jeff Roman, 417-851-4483
Mobile: 417-942-7570
Public Relations Desk
jroman(at)convoyofhope(dot)org

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