August 2018

Monthly Archives

  • HFB Partner Spotlight: Communities in Schools Houston

    Communities in Schools Houston (CIS) is a campus-based Dropout Prevention program and one of Houston Furniture Bank’s (HFB) oldest furniture distribution partners. They work to provide direct social services to at-risk students in more than 100 Houston area campuses. CIS also connects students & their families with available community resources – one of those resources […]

  • HFB Board Member Spotlight: Minerva Perez

    Today’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Board Member Minerva Perez. A well-known TV journalist, Minerva has been an active HFB Board Member for 10 years. Throughout her years of dedicated service to the organization, she has done everything from help coordinate the Grand Opening Celebration for the new headquarters to volunteering her time […]

  • D.I.V.A.S. Project of the Month

    Have you met the D.I.V.A.S.? D.I.V.A.S. (Designing Interiors-Volunteers at your Service) is the volunteer arm of Houston Furniture Bank (HFB). Through their efforts they help transform the homes of 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 […]

  • Hurricane Harvey – One Year Later

    It’s been one year since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a category 4 hurricane, making its way to the Houston-area where it dropped a record-breaking amount of rain. For those of us caught in the storm, the rain was a relentless onslaught over the period of several days, producing a level of flooding […]