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Ashley Furniture HomeStore

December 12, 2011 07:00 ET

Ashley Furniture HomeStore's "A Hope to Dream" Program Won't Rest Until Children in Need Do

Ashley Pledges to Donate Hundreds of Mattresses This Holiday Season and Thousands More in 2012

ARCADIA, WI--(Marketwire - Dec 12, 2011) - Ashley Furniture HomeStore's (AshleyFurnitureHomeStore.com) A Hope to Dream program, which is celebrating its one-year anniversary, is aiming to provide 500+ new Ashley Sleep mattress sets this holiday season and thousands more in 2012 -- making a healthy night's sleep a reality for underprivileged children across the country.

"Seeing the warmhearted smile of a child who just received a new mattress to sleep on is one of the most gratifying experiences you can ever imagine," says John Disa, President, Ashley HomeStores, Ltd. "We have so many people to thank as we begin yet another year of helping these wonderful families, including our local stores, partners, and all of the thoughtful community members who continue to nominate these exceptional kids and share their inspiring stories."

Since the program began in 2010, Ashley has made a $5 donation to A Hope to Dream for every mattress purchased by customers at participating locations. Thanks to these efforts, more than 1,300 children are sleeping on a new Ashley Sleep Augusta Memory Foam mattress -- and the company plans to boost that number in 2012. Some local stores are even going above and beyond, like Ashley Furniture HomeStore's Jacksonville, FL, chapter, which just donated 50 new mattress sets to the Salvation Army's Toy Shop.

"Without a safe, comfortable place to lay their heads, children are at a huge disadvantage," says Disa. "But something as simple as a new mattress can impact a child's overall health, mood and energy level in a profoundly positive way."

Those wishing to nominate a child can visit A Hope To Dream or request an electronic application by emailing AHopeToDream@ashleyfurniture.com. In-store applications are also being accepted at participating Ashley Furniture HomeStore locations. Winning nominations are chosen based on originality, need and expression of thought.

About Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Ashley Furniture HomeStore, the #1 furniture retailer in the United States, delivers quality, affordable furniture to customers at over 430 independently owned and operated locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Japan. Ashley Furniture HomeStore is an exclusive provider of furniture from Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., the largest furniture manufacturer in the United States.

About Ashley Sleep
Ashley Sleep is manufactured by Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., the largest furniture manufacturer in the world, with products available at participating Ashley Furniture HomeStores and other quality mattress retailers (Store Locator). Making its own place in the sleep industry, Ashley Sleep is one of the fastest growing mattress brands in the world. First introduced in 2008, more people are sleeping on Ashley Sleep mattresses than ever before.

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    Paulette Rippley
    Media Relations
    Ashley Furniture HomeStore
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    Phone: (608) 323-3377

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