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  • Board Spotlight: Tom Harwell

    This month’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Board Member Tom Harwell. He has been on the Board of Directors for less than a year. Tom was recruited to Houston Furniture Bank by long-time supporter Stephanie Haynes, a Houston Furniture Bank Advisory Board member. Tom has spent 45 years in the hospitality industry. He […]

  • Partner Spotlight: Mattress Firm

    Today’s Houston Furniture Bank partner spotlight is Mattress Firm. The national bedding retailer has been a longtime supporter of Houston Furniture Bank’s services and programs – providing donations and partnering in initiatives to support area families. In fact, the continued success of our Mattress Recycling Center is largely dependent on the 3-5 trailer loads of […]

  • Give to Houston Furniture Bank this Holiday Season

    Imagine your child going to sleep at night on the floor. Imagine waking them up for school every morning, knowing that tonight your family won’t have any beds to sleep on again. It would be heartbreaking! But for thousands of families in the Houston are this is their reality every single day, and night. This […]

  • Houston Strong Furniture Drive 2018 Recap

    Thank you, Houston, for your generosity! Thousands of Houston area families are living without the most basic furniture items, from a comfortable place to sit to even a place to sleep. Houston Furniture Bank held the second annual Houston Strong Furniture Drive on Saturday, November 17 to invite the community to donate gently-used furniture and […]

  • Shop at the Houston Furniture Bank Outlet Center this Holiday Season!

    Are you shopping for furniture this holiday season? The Houston Furniture Bank Outlet Center offers gently-used furniture to the public. These high-quality items are sold for deep discounts, with everything from beds and sofas to dressers and home furnishings. And all purchases benefit Houston Furniture Bank programs and services. Houston Furniture Bank 8220 Mosley Rd. […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts Paused

    ** Update on 10/25/17: For updated information on Houston Furniture Bank Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts, visit http://houstonfurniturebank.org/hfbharveyrecovery/. ** Houston Furniture Bank’s storm recovery activities will continue through Friday, September 29, 2017. After end of day on Friday, activities will pause temporarily so HFB can implement a more effective process to provide furniture essentials to affected […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank Post-Storm Furniture Distribution — UPDATE (9/22/17)

    ** Update on 10/25/17: For updated information on Houston Furniture Bank Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts, visit http://houstonfurniturebank.org/hfbharveyrecovery/. ** Houston Furniture Bank is closing down distributions for Saturday 9/23/2017, Sunday 9/24/2017, and Monday 9/25/2017. We will resume serving the first 70 families on Tuesday 9/26/2017. Please bring appropriate vehicles and tie downs. Thank you, Houston. Houston […]

  • Join us at our Open House and learn more about us!

    Houston Furniture Bank Open House: Get Involved

      Thank you for your interest in Houston Furniture Bank. Due to the storm recovery activities, all the Houston Furniture Bank Open House events scheduled for 2017 have been cancelled. You will be receiving an order cancellation on your reservation within the next day. Open House dates: CANCELLED! Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10:30 am […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank Grand Opening (houstonfurniturebank.org)

    Houston Furniture Bank Grand Opening PHOTOS

    The new Houston Furniture Bank facility officially opened for business earlier this month, with more than 200 guests, friends, volunteers, sponsors, supporters and staff joining in the celebration. The new facility more than triples the space available for Houston Furniture Bank programs and services, from 20,000 square feet to 75,000. This will help increase the […]