AARON’S AND WARRICK DUNN CHARITIES’ HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS SURPRISE HOUSTON FAMILY WITH FURNISHED HOME
Davis Home Marks the 149th Home Presentation from Warrick Dunn Charities
ATLANTA (October 13, 2016) – Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, provided the home furnishings for a surprise home presentation this week to Houston resident Terorah Davis and her daughter as part of Warrick Dunn Charities’ (WDC) Homes for the Holidays (HFTH) program.
“Thanks to the tireless work from Warrick Dunn Charities’ Homes for the Holidays, we are celebrating 149 families who now have a home where they can feel safe and build the lives they deserve,” said John Robinson, CEO of Aaron’s, Inc. “Aaron’s is proud to continue this partnership that benefits single parents across the country like Terorah. We’re happy to provide her with furnishings helping make her house a home for her and her children to enjoy for years to come.”
Warrick Dunn Charities’ Homes for the Holidays assists single parents in becoming first-time homeowners by providing the materials necessary for long-term stability and the provisions required to ensure that both parent and children can thrive educationally, socially and economically. To date, in partnership with Aaron's and Habitat for Humanity affiliates, WDC and its sponsors have rewarded over 149 single parents and over 400 children and dependents with the American Dream of first-time homeownership in 15 cities across the nation.
Aaron's has been a longtime supporter of Warrick Dunn Charities initiatives and began contributing the furnishings for the Homes for the Holidays program in 2003. Warrick Dunn Charities was founded in 2002 by former NFL star Warrick Dunn.
“We’re so thankful to have this partnership with Aaron’s which fills these homes with the furniture, electronics and appliances and supports our goal of helping single parents achieve financial freedom and stability,” said Warrick Dunn. “It always brings me so much joy to know we have positively impacted these families’ lives and see the new homeowners full of gratitude and amazement as they walk through their fully furnished home.”
The Davis family was joined by Warrick Dunn Charities Founder Warrick Dunn, Aaron's Vice President of Southwestern Operations Ryan Malone and Habitat for Humanity of Houston Executive Director Allison Hay.