Art Van Furniture pitches in to help Oklahoma victims
May 22, 2013,
WARREN, Mich. — Art Van Furniture is teaming up with WDIV-TV's Ruth to the Rescue and Forgotten Harvest to aid victims of the May 20 tornado in Oklahoma.
The retailer is collecting donations of non-perishable food items or personal hygiene items at its 18 metro Detroit stores through Sunday. Recommended donations are canned and packaged foods, toothbrushes, soap and other basic toiletries.
Forgotten Harvest, a food rescue organization, is also accepting cash donations. All items and cash collected will go to provide food and relief items for victims, officials said.
"Art Van Furniture knows how giving the city of Detroit is; let's show the Oklahoma victims how giving we can be," said Van Elslander. "Whether it's one can of food or a cash donation, every little bit will be appreciated by those who have lost their homes and possessions."