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  • Volunteer Opportunities for Students at Houston Furniture Bank

    Are you a high school or college student looking for a volunteer opportunity? While some school groups require that student members meet an annual community service goal, there are many other reasons why students should consider volunteering. As future leaders, it is best to nurture the value of volunteerism and giving back to the community. […]

  • Happy Retirement, Oscar!

    Yes, it’s true. After 10 years of service at Houston Furniture Bank (HFB), Outlet Center Manager Oscar Garza has retired! And our loss is his grandchildren’s gain, as he moves away from Houston to spend more time with his family. Oscar’s hard work and dedication have been a great asset to HFB and the community […]

  • HFB Partner Spotlight: Hoffer Furniture

    Established in 1977, Hoffer Furniture is a Houston-based furniture company that is family-owned and operated. Hoffer Furniture has been a supporter of Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) since the creation of the organization in 1992. In fact, Hoffer Furniture Founder Jodie Hoffer was a member of the founding advisory board, served as advisory board chair, board […]

  • HFB Board Member Spotlight: Jessica Newhouse

    Today’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Board Member Jessica Newhouse. Though she’s a new addition to the Houston Furniture Bank Board – officially joining in 2018 – Jessica was involved with HFB prior to joining. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, she created a non-profit project – HAULforHOUSTON – to collect furniture and […]

  • HFB Partner Spotlight: Star Furniture

    Established in 1912 as a family run business, Star Furniture is now owned by Berkshire Hathaway.  Star Furniture is the oldest operating furniture store in the state of Texas.  It is one of the earliest retail furniture business supporters of the Houston Furniture Bank (HFB). Introduced by Jodie Hoffer, HFB began receiving furniture donations from […]

  • HFB Board Member Spotlight: Miles Marks

    Today’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Board Member Miles Marks. From helping to commemorate the grand opening of the new HFB headquarters & its 25th anniversary, to volunteering to aid families affected by Hurricane Harvey, Miles has given generously of his time and support to help HFB in Making Empty Houses Homes. Miles […]