April 2018

Monthly Archives

  • Recycled Mattress Metal Coils Turned Into Art

    Houston Furniture Bank’s Mattress Recycling Center has been operating since 2013. It is one of two social businesses that help to sustain the nonprofit’s operating costs. At the Center, used mattresses and their components are sorted, baled, and resold. Nearly 1,000 mattresses are recycled every month, many of which would have ended up in landfills […]

  • D.I.V.A.S. Project at The Bridge Over Troubled Waters 

    D.I.V.A.S. (Designing Interiors-Volunteers at your Service) is the volunteer arm of Houston Furniture Bank. Through their efforts they help transform the homes of Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) clients from bare bones into something homey & comfortable using mostly donated and gently-used items that are recreated, repurposed and redesigned. Periodically, D.I.V.A.S. work with area non-profit agencies […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Program Update

    A Houston Furniture Bank Status Update Phase 3 of Houston Furniture Bank’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Program has officially ended.  However, we continue to serve those who have missed their past appointments.  Each person with a missed appointment is being contacted and given the opportunity to come in to our facility and receive their furniture.  Houston […]