Tennessee-Based MLILY USA Donates 200 Mattresses to Regional Tornado Relief
Ian Ennis with the J.A. Henry Community YMCA in Chattanooga accepts a load of mattresses from MLILY USA’s Gregg Layne that were donated following a line of tornadoes that ripped through Chattanooga Easter Sunday.
Mattress manufacturer MLILY USA announced that it has donated 200 mattresses in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Northern Georgia to help residents affected by recent Eastern Sunday tornadoes that ravaged the area. The company, which has a strong legacy of giving back to the community, partnered with the J.A. Henry Community YMCA in Chattanooga for the donation. The YMCA, which provides bedding and other products to those in need, will distribute the MLILY mattresses to people in the area impacted by the storm.
Seven powerful tornadoes ripped through Chattanooga and Northern Georgia and left three people dead and a swath of property damage in its wake. More than 340 homes in Hamilton County where Chattanooga is located were destroyed, and 150 commercial and residential structures were damaged from the storms. MLILY operates a warehouse in Chattanooga.
“The deadly system came through the area and left devastating damage in its path,” said Stephen Chen, president of MLILY USA. “We are in the business of helping people live their best lives through better sleep, and during these trying times, a comforting night’s sleep helps restore us all to face the next day’s challenge. We stand with our neighbors as they look to rebuild and recover from this tragedy.”
Giving back and supporting community is an integral part of MLILY’s corporate culture. The company is an ongoing supporter of Special Spaces, a non-profit organization that transforms the bedrooms of terminally ill children, and in March, donated 200 mattresses and 200 pillows to help with tornado relief efforts in Nashville. To help during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company recently donated 75 gallons of hand sanitizer to three hospital systems.
About MLILY USA: MLILY USA is the North American mattress and pillow company of Healthcare Co., Ltd. Knoxville, Tennessee-based MLILY USA’s mattresses, pillows and sleep accessories are manufactured in state-of-the-art factories around the world, including China, Thailand, Serbia and Winnsboro, South Carolina, that span more than 6 million square feet. With products sold worldwide, MLILY also holds a unique global strategic partnership with Manchester United, the leading sports brand and popular soccer team located in the United Kingdom. As part of the partnership, MLILY provides the team’s training complex with mattresses and other sleep products. For more information, visit www.MLILYUSA.com.
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