June 2018

Monthly Archives

  • HFB Partner Spotlight: Star Furniture

    Established in 1912 as a family run business, Star Furniture is now owned by Berkshire Hathaway.  Star Furniture is the oldest operating furniture store in the state of Texas.  It is one of the earliest retail furniture business supporters of the Houston Furniture Bank (HFB). Introduced by Jodie Hoffer, HFB began receiving furniture donations from […]

  • HFB Board Member Spotlight: Miles Marks

    Today’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Board Member Miles Marks. From helping to commemorate the grand opening of the new HFB headquarters & its 25th anniversary, to volunteering to aid families affected by Hurricane Harvey, Miles has given generously of his time and support to help HFB in Making Empty Houses Homes. Miles […]

  • Are You Recycling Your Mattresses or “Dumping” Them?

    Did you know that Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) recycles mattresses? During the month of May, the HFB Mattress Recycling Center received 2,060 mattresses.  1,414 of those mattresses were recycled, which resulted in 32,522 cubic feet of trash NOT ending up in the landfill. But that’s just a drop in a very large bucket – it […]