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  • 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 […]

  • HFB Board Member Spotlight: Larry Cress

    Today’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Vice Chairman Larry Cress. From being a major donor & coordinating fundraising events to spearheading the start of the first ever Mattress Recycling Center in Houston and directing the management of CDGB grant to start the newest ‘social business’ for HFB, Larry’s contributions to the Houston Furniture […]

  • Give To HFB By Buying Through Amazon

    Do you make purchases through Amazon? With a few quick clicks, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of all eligible purchases to the Houston Furniture Bank. After that, just start all your future Amazon shopping sessions by visiting our designated AmazonSmile page and shop with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. Tip: […]

  • Honoring a dedicated volunteer leader: Ann Shaw

    The success of Houston Furniture Bank (HFB)’s programs and services are made possible in large part through the efforts of countless volunteers, supporters, donors, and partners. From donating essential furniture to repurposing home goods to turn empty rooms into something cozy & comfortable, they make it possible for HFB to help thousands of individuals and […]

  • Houston Furniture Bank’s Charitable Furniture Purchase Program

    A Houston Furniture Bank status update of Phase Three of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund grant PHASE THREE of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund* program continues at Houston Furniture Bank and the flow of families needing assistance has not slowed. The goal of this project was to serve 700 families in the first 120 days […]

  • Meet the Houston Furniture Bank D.I.V.A.S. (Designing Interiors-Volunteers at your Service)

    Established in 2003, the D.I.V.A.S. are a special and unique volunteer arm of Houston Furniture Bank. They are a group of dedicated volunteers (mostly from the interior design community) that are committed to helping make empty houses homes. Through their efforts they help transform the homes of Houston Furniture Bank clients from bare bones into […]