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Assistance League Center Gets La-Z-Boy Donations

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It was an exciting day on a gloomy, rainy Monday, when atractor trailer truck full of furniture from La-Z-Boy, arrived at Assistance LeagueCenter and Thrift Shop on South Tryon Street.

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Assistance League Center Gets La-Z-Boy Donations

  1. 1. Charlotte News | FOX CharlotteAssistance League Center Gets La-Z-BoyDonationshttp://www.foxcharlotte.com/news/top-stories/Assistance-League-Center-Gets-La-Z-Boy-Donations-137131358.htmlBy Caryn LittleJanuary 11, 2012CHARLOTTE, N.C.--It was an exciting day on a gloomy, rainy Monday, when atractor trailer truck full of furniture from La-Z-Boy, arrived at Assistance LeagueCenter and Thrift Shop on South Tryon Street.Volunteers were on hand to unload the truck into the warehouse. The furniturewill be sold through the Thrift Shop at discounted prices.Proceeds from the Thrift Shop support the community-based philanthropicprograms of Assistance League benefiting at risk children and their families.Also on hand was Angela Broome, CEO of American Red Cross, Carolina PiedmontRegion.Red Cross works in partnership with Assistance League of Charlotte to aid familiesdislocated by fire and military families.Red Cross gives these families coupons, redeemable at the Thrift Shop, allowingthem to purchase clothing and furniture at further-discounted rates whileproviding them with choices and the dignity of personal selection.Along with coupons, another Assistance League program, Operation Bookbag, hasprovided Red Cross with, school –supply filled backpacks for distribution at thetime of a residence fire since 1999.

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