ARLINGTON, Texas – Ashley Homestore operator Dufresne Spencer Team has donated a $10,000 browsing spree to the Brighter Tomorrows women’s shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The Dallas-region shelter in Irving experienced collapsed ceilings and flooded spaces triggered by damaged pipes in the course of Texas’ historic February winter season freeze.
Shelter reps can use the $10,000 browsing spree to obtain household furnishings in the DSG’s new Arlington showroom or at the Ashley Homestore Outlet in Grand Prairie.
“It was heartbreaking to see the pictures from the shelter right after the storm,” explained Ashley Homestore’s Brittany Graham when presenting the donation in the new Arlington keep. “For the good of those people in abusive predicaments, this shelter needs to get up and functioning as before long as doable.”
With the donation in hand, Brighter Tomorrows can order dressers, nightstands, sectionals, desks, accent chairs and tables, bookcases and other goods wanted to refurnish its Irving facility. This earlier fiscal calendar year, the Irving shelter operated by Brighter Tomorrows has offered unexpected emergency shelter for extra than 800 people, which includes much more than 350 young children. The organization’s hotline also has fielded near to 10,000 calls this yr, in accordance to Brighter Tomorrows CEO Colleen Jamieson.
“We’re listening to from so quite a few in the neighborhood who want to support,” she said. “The outpouring of aid, and of training course this donation by Ashley Homestore, proves there are in truth brighter tomorrows even during the most tricky situations.”
The firm has additional a Winter season Storm Restoration section to its web site, brightertomorrows.net, in which men and women can make monetary donations and acquire reward cards from community merchants to support the Irving shelter.
Jamieson hopes the Irving Shelter will be up and operating again within 4 to 5 months. Right up until then, folks are getting sheltered in hotels and lover domestic violence shelters.
The donation to the Brighter Tomorrows shelter is just aspect of DSG’s attempts to support victims of the winter storm. Very last 7 days, Ashley Homestore introduced $5,000 procuring sprees to 6 San Antonio families who lost their possessions in an apartment fire through the peak of the winter storm. Donations of new beds also are prepared for other Texas women’s shelters right after broken pipes brought on by the storm’s report cold temperatures flooded their amenities.
DSG operates 114 Ashley HomeStore locations and 21 distribution centers supported by almost 3,500 crew associates throughout 12 states.