JOPLIN, MO -- Hammered by fierce tornadoes that killed at least 139 people, and destroyed thousands of homes – the community of Joplin, MO received a 52-foot Ashley Furniture truck sent from Alabama and  loaded with critical supplies for residents in the storm-ravaged community.

"The people of Missouri stood beside us after tornadoes ravaged Alabama last month, and we wanted so much to return the favor," says Terri Moore, marketing director for the Ashley Furniture HomeStores in North and Central Alabama. headquartered in Arcadia, WI, Ashley Furniture Industries manufactures and retails wood furnishings.

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