ATLANTA, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc.
(NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase
solutions, announced the donation of nearly 500 mattresses to
multiple shelters in Nevada
impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic.
The shelters are serving multiple groups in need during the
COVID-19 crisis, as the pandemic has caused some locations that
traditionally serve the homeless community and victims of domestic
violence to be temporarily shuttered due to health and safety
Aaron's is working hand-in-hand with State Attorney General
Aaron Ford to provide much needed
mattresses and mattress sets to the most-needy in the community.
Thus far, Aaron's has committed nearly 500 mattresses and mattress
sets of varying sizes to:
- Our Place Families and Youth, a new homeless campus in
Reno for women, children, families
- Las Vegas Department of Family Services, Las Vegas, NV, a temporary shelter for
displaced families seeking refuge.
- Winnemucca Domestic Violence Services in Winnemucca, NV.
- SafeNest Domestic Violence Shelter in Las Vegas, the largest shelter for victims of
domestic violence in Nevada.
- Samaritan House Emergency Shelter, Elko, NV
"Given the tremendous need in Nevada for bedding, Aaron's is honored to help
General Ford respond to these challenges in his state as we all
collectively support the rapidly changing shelter situation caused
by COVID-19," said John Robinson,
Chief Executive Officer of Aaron's, Inc. "Having a safe,
comfortable place to sleep during this unprecedented crisis is
critical to those desperately in need of assistance, and we are
proud to help the communities we serve in any way possible."
"During times like these, it is important that our community of
corporate citizens band together to support the communities they
serve, and this gesture from Aaron's demonstrates its commitment to
giving back," said Nevada Attorney
General Aaron Ford. "No matter the
circumstances, we have a responsibility to take care of the most
vulnerable people in our community, and we can't thank Aaron's
enough for helping us provide these critical public services."
About Aaron's, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN),
is a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions.
Progressive Leasing provides lease-purchase solutions through
approximately 22,000 retail partner locations in 46 states and
the District of Columbia,
including e-commerce merchants. The Aaron's Business engages in the
sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture,
home appliances, consumer electronics and accessories through its
approximately 1,500 Company-operated and franchised stores in 47
states, Puerto Rico and Canada, as well as its
e-commerce platform, Aarons.com. Vive Financial ("Vive", formerly
Dent- A-Med, Inc.), provides a variety of second-look credit
products that are originated through federally-insured banks. For
more information, visit investor.aarons.com, Aarons.com,
ProgLeasing.com, and ViveCard.com.
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