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Hooker Furniture Warehouse Sale Raises More Than $40,000 To Benefit Local Community Organizations

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Grace Network (L to R): Lindsey Walker visual communications coordinator with Hooker Furniture, Tracy Hinchcliff, executive director of Grace Network and Marcia Collins director of marketing resources with Hooker Furniture.

Hooker Furniture recently held a warehouse sale with all proceeds benefitting Grace Network and the Salvation Army of Martinsville-Henry County. The sale, which was held at the company’s customer service center located at 8761 A.L. Philpott Hwy in Martinsville, Va., raised $41,386, which was split equally between the two charities. All furniture sold was donated by the company.

“Our warehouse sale has quickly become one of our most popular charitable initiatives in our community,” said Paul B. Toms, chairman and chief executive officer of Hooker Furniture Corp. “Our community looks forward to this bi-annual sale not only because it provides them with the opportunity to purchase quality furniture at a discounted rate, but also because it supports the many charitable foundations in our local area. Because finding a great deal also helps those in need, it’s a win-win for everyone.”

Hooker Furniture employees as well as volunteers from the community contributed to promoting and helping at the event where Martinsville residents were invited to shop deals on bedroom, dining room, home office, home entertainment, upholstery and other accent pieces.

Grace Network aids its clients who have fallen into a financial crisis connect with resources in the community to find financial well-being through education and job resources. Some of the funds will also help with purchasing items for the nonprofit’s food pantry. Proceeds for the Salvation Army support its mission of supporting the community through its many programs and ministries.

More about Hooker Furniture: Founded by the Hooker family in 1924, Hooker Furniture Corp. is a designer, marketer, manufacturer and importer of case goods, leather furniture and fabric-upholstered furniture for the residential, hospitality and contract markets. The company also domestically manufactures premium residential custom leather and custom fabric-upholstered furniture through its Bradington-Young and Sam Moore Furniture brands. It is ranked among the nation's largest publicly traded furniture sources, based on 2016 shipments to U.S. retailers, according to a 2017 survey by a leading trade publication. Hooker Furniture’s corporate offices and upholstery manufacturing facilities are located in Virginia and North Carolina, with showrooms in High Point, N.C., and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The company operates eight distribution centers in North Carolina, Virginia, California and Vietnam. For more information, visit hookerfurniture.com.

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