Aaron's delivers personal protection equipment and mattresses to Navajo Nation to support COVID-19 relief
Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, announced the donation of 2,000 masks and 55 mattresses, frames and covers to aid the Navajo Nation impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Navajo Nation encompasses an area of 27,000 sq. miles in Northeast Arizona, Northwest New Mexico and Southeastern Utah and has a population of 350,000. The donation will be made at the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation facility in Tuba, Arizona.
"Given the tremendous need in the Navajo Nation for bedding and personal protective equipment, Aaron's is honored to help respond to these challenges as we all collectively support the rapidly changing shelter needs caused by COVID-19," said John Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of Aaron's, Inc. "Having access to personal protection equipment in medical facilities and a safe, comfortable place to sleep during this unprecedented crisis is critical to those desperately in need of assistance, and we are proud to help the communities we serve in any way possible."
"The Navajo Nation is suffering at the hands of the COVID-19 virus with a per capita case rate that rivals New York and New Jersey," said Dollie Smallcanyon, Chief Community Health Services Officer for the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation. "We appreciate the tremendous personal effort made by Spencer Smith, Aaron's franchisee in Cortez, Colorado, and Aaron's, Inc. for making this donation at such a critical time for the Navajo Nation."
About Aaron's, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), is a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions. Progressive Leasing provides lease-purchase solutions through approximately 22,000 retail partner locations in 46 states and the District of Columbia, including e-commerce merchants. The Aaron's Business engages in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, home appliances, consumer electronics and accessories through its approximately 1,500 Company-operated and franchised stores in 47 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, as well as its e-commerce platform, Aarons.com. Vive Financial ("Vive", formerly Dent- A-Med, Inc.), provides a variety of second-look credit products that are originated through federally-insured banks.