Adopt A Family Program

  • Since 1992, Houston Furniture Bank has provided furniture to more than 80,000 families and individuals in the Greater Houston region, Making Empty Houses Homes. The 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization receives client referrals from more than 75 social service agencies in the Houston and surrounding areas.

    Through the Adopt a Family program, supporters of Houston Furniture Bank can make personal contributions towards the independence and stability of their less advantaged community members and neighbors.


  •  These families and individuals are transitioning to independent living while struggling with extreme poverty. Some have become impoverished due to natural disasters, such as floods or fires; for others, their access to independence has been affected by mental challenges, physical disabilities, chemical dependencies, or catastrophic health issues such as AIDS.

    While some are victims of natural disasters or domestic violence, still others such as veterans, senior citizens, or single parents, have become unable to gain employment or earn adequate wages to support themselves.

    On any given night, it is estimated that approximately 300,000 children in the Houston area either sleep on the floor or share a bed.


Become an Adopt A Family Partner

By becoming an Adopt A Family partner you can help us give a family or individual the leg up they need to get back on their feet. To support eh Adopt A Family Program, simply fill out the donation form below.

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We also invite you to give your gently used household goods and furniture a new purpose by donating them to the Houston Furniture Bank. These items may have a second (or third) life by furnishing a new home. If would like to make a donation, please send a picture of the items you wish to donate to and call (713) 842-9771 to schedule a pick up.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does someone become an Adopt a Family Partner?

It’s easy. You can become a partner by supporting the work we do either by making a material or monetary donation today. Every single gift can make a positive impact in the life of someone in need.

How does it work?

We work with more than 75 partner agencies in the Greater Houston region to provide furniture to families and individuals in need. These agencies rely on the home furnishings and other items made available by the Houston Furniture Bank to help their clients get back on their feet.

Through your generous donations we are able to keep our furniture outlet centers fully stocked 365 days of the year, ensuring all clients have access to what they need, when they need it.

Together we are Making Empty Houses Homes!

Who am I helping?

Families and individuals who live in the Greater Houston region, who meet the federal minimum poverty guidelines to qualify.

How much does it cost?

That’s up to you. There is no set amount. We have found that the average cost to fully furnish an entire home is between $300 to $500.

Can I meet the family?

No. All of our families are grateful for your generosity, but Houston Furniture Bank maintains the confidentiality of all Adopt a Family Program recipients.

Have more questions?

For more information about the Adopt a Family program please contact