Howell Furniture and Ashley Home Stores of Southeast Texas Partner Up to Help Feed Frontline and Essential Workers
Howell Furniture and Ashley Home Stores of Southeast Texas recently announced that they are partnering up to help feed frontline or essential workers of Beaumont, Texas. The two companies have donated a total of $50,000 to twelve locally owned restaurants in Southeast Texas. Each restaurant are receiving up to $5000 each to feed a frontline or essential worker group of their choosing.
Owners Statement: “We just want to help the community in some way. We are locally owned and know first-hand how this unforeseen pandemic is continuing to cause challenges we could not have imagined. It seems that the restaurants are one of the hardest hit industries, so we are focusing on locally owned restaurants, who can in turn feed some of the people who have helped our community through this time, and celebrate their courage and commitment to Southeast Texas. We love the communities we serve and want to see everybody up and running as soon as possible.”
Restaurants who will be feeding organizations in the upcoming weeks and some recipients are:
Rockin’ A Café: 3520 W. Cardinal Drive, Beaumont. Wednesday, May 13th at 11:30am providing lunch for the Beaumont Police Department
Lucy’s Café: 2488 MLK Drive, Orange. Thursday, May 14th, providing family meals to City of Pinehurst, Pinehurst Water and Street Department and Pinehurst Police Department.
Other restaurants receiving donations to serve the communities are: Courville’s, Neches Wheelhouse, J. Wilson’s, Riekenjack’s/Madison’s, Elena’s, Fat Boys BBQ, Lucy’s Café, Slice Pizza, Smitty’s Smokehouse, and The Schooner and Tia Juanitas.
For complete listings and updated information, visit https://www.howellfurniture.com/p/feedingthefrontline.
About Howell Furniture: Howell Furniture has been serving our community since 1959. Howell features a great selection of quality furniture and mattresses and can help you with your home design and decorating, serving Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana with locations in Beaumont, Nederland, and Lake Charles.
About Ashley Home Store: The Ashley HomeStores of Southeast Texas have been locally owned by the HFCS Group since 2016. They have locations in Beaumont, Nederland, Jasper and Hemphill. After purchase they moved the Beaumont location out of the mall and built a new showroom on Folsom Rd as well as opening a new location in Nederland on Hwy 365 in the Ritter shopping center. Ashley delivers the world’s best home furnishing values, selection and service, and earning the loyalty and trust of its customers every day.
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