The Shade Tree Receives Generous Furniture Donation From Ashley Following the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS– Clients at The Shade Tree, a 24-hour accessible shelter designed to specifically meet the needs of women and children in crisis by providing safe shelter and life-changing services, are able to enjoy an upgraded common room this week thanks to the generosity of Ashley, the largest retail furniture store brand in North America. Ashley selected the local shelter to receive the furniture, the equivalent of three rooms, that was used for just two days by media and artists for the Academy of Country Music Awards, which took place in Las Vegas on March 7.

Ashley Furniture donation 3.8.22, photo courtesy The Shade Tree - resize-9b7b3172

“The common room is the largest and most-used space at The Shade Tree – a place where we strive to provide a home-like environment in which our clients are able to relax,” said Linda Perez, CEO of The Shade Tree. “We cannot express in words how grateful we are to Ashley for donating this barely used, gorgeous furniture that will fill our common room. The quality is superb, matches perfectly and is as comfortable as it is functional – a significant upgrade that is appreciated by everyone at the shelter. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”

According to Perez, the timing of the donation is ideal as the common room furniture, typically items that are donated after years of use, was due for replacement.

“Ashley is privileged to partner with The Shade Tree in support of women and children seeking stability and self-reliance in the Las Vegas community, ” said Kelly Davis, Senior Director of Marketing Strategy at Ashley. “Because we know how influential the power of home can be, we feel certain that this furniture donation will propel The Shade Tree on their mission to provide safe shelter and life changing services for every woman and child in need.”

About The Shade Tree

The Shade Tree is Southern Nevada’s only 24-hour accessible emergency shelter for women and children in crisis, servicing many who are victims of domestic violence and/or human trafficking. The Shade Tree Shelter offers 364 permanent beds and provides over 100,000 nights of shelter over 165,000 meals every year. On average The Shade Tree provides assistance to 15 new families each day and helps over 6,000 women and children annually. The Shade Tree facility offers residential areas with sleeping rooms, libraries, training rooms, children’s playrooms, meals, and laundry services. Additionally, it offers programs and services for women and children including life skills, workforce readiness, health services, and housing assistance. The Shade Tree has been providing these services since 1989. The Shade Tree crisis hotline phone/text number is 1-855-385-0072. To learn more, follow The Shade Tree on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram or visit

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