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1915 South/Mobile Ashley’s Hope To Dream Partners with Alabama Live Well in Surprise Bed Reveal to Give 75 Beds to Children in Need

1915 South/Mobile Ashley’s Hope To Dream Partners with Alabama Live Well in Surprise Bed Reveal to Give 75 Beds to Children in Need

Mobile, AL – April 30, 2022

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University’s Live Well Alabama initiative will host 1915 South-Mobile Ashley’s Hope To Dream program Saturday, April 30, from 10:00am-12:00pm to give away 75 Sealy twin bed sets to children in need. The event will promote a healthy lifestyle, including good nutrition, active hobbies and good sleep habits for attending children and will take place in the gymnasium at Craighead Elementary School in Mobile. South Alabama University and Williamson High football players and cheerleaders will attend to help host and lead activities for the children. A healthy lunch will be provided, followed by the surprise unveiling of the beds. Children were nominated by area schools and organizations.

ABOUT HOPE TO DREAM

Hope to Dream is Ashley’s charity program that gives beds to children in need. For every mattress sold, $5.00 is donated to the program. Since the program’s introduction in 2010, Hope To Dream has gifted over 125,000 twin bed sets to children in North America. CEO and owner Russell Turner is an advocate for the Hope To Dream program and supports it in all of his stores. For more information, visit www.ahopetodream.com

ABOUT 1915 SOUTH

What began as a hardware business in Pelham, Georgia in 1915 has expanded into a network of exceptional furniture stores serving Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia through Ashley. Russell Turner opened his first Ashley in 2002 and now owns and operates 21 locations across the Southeast. 1915 South is headquartered in Thomasville, Georgia.

ABOUT ASHLEY

Ashley is committed to being your trusted partner and style leader for the home. This commitment has made Ashley the largest retail furniture store brand in North America and one of the world’s best-selling furniture store brands with more that 1,100 locations in 60 countries. Start designing your dream home today. Visit Ashley online www.ashleyhomestore.com at . “Like” Ashley on Facebook and follow us on Instagram or see our design-focused boards on Pinterest.

ABOUT LIVE WELL ALABAMA

Live Well Alabama is a SNAP-Ed initiative developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. Live Well Alabama combines innovative adult and childhood obesity prevention and nutrition education approaches. Live Well Alabama efforts include social marketing campaigns, and policy, system and environmental change strategies. The ultimate goal is to improve quality of life for SNAP-Ed participants by reducing and preventing obesity. This requires a culture shift and long-term commitment.

Media can begin to arrive at 10am. The event is informal. Children will be interacting and playing with football players during registration from 9:30-10:30am. Lunch will be served to the children on-site at 11am, with the bed reveal following at 11:45am. The event is expected to end at 12:15pm

MEDIA CONTACT

Angela Hendrixson, 229-584-1989, ahendrixson@1915south.com