ARCADIA — Ashley’s Angels, a nonprofit organization started by employees of Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC, continued its annual tradition of bringing joy to children in need over the holiday season.
This year brought an exciting milestone celebration of the organization’s 25th anniversary along with announcing the addition of a Florida branch. Ashley’s Angels was able to make a significant impact in the communities surrounding Ashley facilities in Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Florida and Wisconsin, raising over $265,000 to support 1,252 children.
One hundred percent of the funds raised through the organization provides food, clothing and special gift requests for children in need during the holiday season. This year’s fundraising efforts included a golf tournament, bass fishing tournament, bingo nights, motorcycle ride, a bowling tournament, T-shirt sales and employee contributions made through Ashley’s Dollar-A-Week program.