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  • Make a Donation Using the Matching Gifts Initiative

    Houston Furniture Banks is pleased to announce the launch of our Matching Gifts Initiative. Through this initiative you can ensure that your donation has an added impact, providing critical support to area families. Matching Gifts: How does it work? Did you know that many corporations match donations made by employees to a wide range of […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank Receives Humanitarian Award

    Houston Furniture Bank’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts were recently honored with a Humanitarian Award at the 29th Annual ARTS Awards. The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement. In its 25th year of serving the needs […]


    A Houston Furniture Bank status update Houston Furniture Bank’s Hurricane Harvey relief efforts began immediately after the hurricane impacted the area in August 2017. Our efforts to date have consisted of three different phases: Phase One: immediately after the hurricane dissipated Phase Two: when process improvements were taken Phase Three: upon receipt of a grant […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank Celebrates 25 Years of Making Empty Houses Homes

    The Houston Furniture Bank held a celebration event to commemorate a special milestone: 25 years of providing area families and individuals with essential furniture basics and Making Empty Houses Homes. Congressman Gene Green, Council Member Robert Gallegos, and radio personality Rod Ryan joined Houston Furniture Bank staff, volunteers, sponsors, supporters, and friends to mark this […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank Receives $750,000 Grant From Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

    Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) is pleased to announce that the 25-year-old nonprofit organization is one of the recipients of the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. The fund was set up by Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Ed Emmet to support the long-term relief and reconstruction efforts in the Greater […]

  • Your Donations Can Have Double the Impact With the Meadows Foundation Matching Grant

    An Opportunity Right now, Houston Furniture Bank supporters and donors have the opportunity to have their donations make a double impact! Meadows Foundation has challenged Houston Furniture Bank to raise $50,000 by January 30, 2018. From now until then, the foundation will match every dollar raised up to that amount. That means that for every […]

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    A Night With The Vintners

    When: Saturday, September 17th, 2016 Where: Wild Stallion Vineyards in Spring, Texas Hosts: Karen and Larry Cress with Carol and Phil Garner Please join us for a VIP Reception followed by a multi-course dinner complete with wine pairings. The celebration will also include a live band and auction all benifitting the Houston Furniture Bank. If […]

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    Landmark Furniture Drive

    Furniture Drive Benefiting the Houston Furniture Bank On March 11th-13th Landmark Furniture is holding a furniture drive to benefit The Houston Furniture Bank by collecting gently used furniture donations. The Furniture Bank is a non-profit organization whose mission is to furnish hope by making empty houses homes. Furniture donations can be dropped off at address: […]

  • IIDA Product Runway 2016

    It’s that time of year again for one of the Houston Furniture Bank’s favorite events, IIDA’s Product Runway 2016!! Come join us for a night of drinks, fashion, and fun as we check out this year’s contenders. The theme this year is “Avant Art” and we cannot wait to see the creativity and brilliance each […]

  • Steve Gombar 1952-2015

    Steve Gombar, a volunteer and founding board member of the Houston Furniture Bank, passed away peacefully during the early hours of December 13th, 2015. Steve has been involved with the Furniture Bank since it’s inception in 1992. Steve Gombar always cared greatly about people and his dedication will forever be an example to follow. Steve […]