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  • Recycled Mattress Metal Coils Turned Into Art

    Houston Furniture Bank’s Mattress Recycling Center has been operating since 2013. It is one of two social businesses that help to sustain the nonprofit’s operating costs. At the Center, used mattresses and their components are sorted, baled, and resold. Nearly 1,000 mattresses are recycled every month, many of which would have ended up in landfills […]

  • 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 […]

  • IIDA Houston Product Runway 2018 on April 27

    Join Houston Furniture Bank at this year’s IIDA Houston Product Runway 2018: Meet Me at the Met, A Tenth Anniversary Couture Celebration on Friday, April 27, 2018. IIDA Houston City Center’s Product Runway promises to showcase eye-popping creations during a runway performance by each team on nearly 150 feet of runway at Revention Music Center! […]

  • 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 […]

  • HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF FUND

    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 […]

  • Oh The Good The DIVAS Do

    The magic the Houston Furniture Bank D.I.V.A.S. bring to the homes of fellow Houstonians wows and amazes all involved. Today they decorated the home of Sheryl Mathis. Below are before, during, and after pictures as well as the reveal video. If you are interested in joining the D.I.V.A.S. please visit their page here, if you […]

  • Highlighting John Kerr

    Today we spotlight our Assistant Manager of Distributions, John Kerr. John Kerr is the face that our clients see first and through the process of them selecting their furniture items. We sat down with him and asked him a few questions, ranging from questions about his journey to Houston to his most rewarding moment working […]