What a year 2016 has been for the Houston Furniture Bank! This has been the first full year since the fire that burned down our warehouse at 2100 Hussion and with it the old ways in which our operation worked. With that said today we are here to highlight some key milestones and accomplishments the Houston Furniture Bank has made this year. Online Distribution Services The fire had large impacts on us. We were without warehouse, trucks, inventory, and had to let go of staff to keep afloat in trying times. During this period we had to develop a new system [...]
A Personal P.O.V. by Kyle Cummins This goes out to all of our supporters, those of you who wish to become supporters, and to other non-profit organization team members.It’s my hope that you will feel a sense of appreciation for what we do, touched by what we do, and at the same time be entertained by our personal accounts. It has been eight months since I started working at the Houston Furniture Bank and boy howdy! What was supposed to be a simple social media and web development job has turned into an experience that has me wearing many hats to [...]
Additional reductions! Discounts are now 75% off! Sale ends 12/28/16! The Houston Furniture Bank Outlet Center is moving! The Outlet Center soon will be housed in our new facility at 8220 Mosley Rd., 77075, with the current location expected to close by the end of 2016. To help prepare for the move we are liquidating the entire inventory, adding deep discounts onto the already reduced prices on sofas, tables, beds, lamps and other furniture and household goods: 75% off!!!! This additional discount is available on all the items in our warehouse right now. However, prices in our online store are in [...]
Give Comfort. Give Dignity. Give Peace of Mind. Adopt a Family Program When you give to Houston Furniture Bank this holiday season, you’re not just giving money… you’re also giving a struggling family the break they need to get back on their feet. You’re helping men and women regain the pride of calling their houses a home. You’re providing a bed for one of the more than 300,000 children in the Greater Houston region who sleep on the floor or share a bed every single night. You’re giving the gift of hope. Thousands of families in the Greater Houston area are [...]
$102,000 raised for Houston Furniture Bank programs & services This month, friends and supporters of Houston Furniture Bank came together for a night of wine, food, music and fun. A Night with the Vintners was held at Wild Stallion Vineyards in Spring, Texas, and included a VIP reception, a multi-course dinner complete with wine pairings, a live band, and silent and live auctions. The event raised $80,000 for Houston Furniture Bank, helping to support its mission of “Making Empty Houses Homes” by providing furniture to those in need within the Houston Metro area, through partner agencies. Special thanks are given to [...]
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 you have any questions please contact Larry Cress at 281.615.4789 or LCress@ntglobal.com.
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: 5900 North Frwy. Houston, TX 77076, from March 11 – 13, 2016. LM will also pick-up your donation of gently used furniture, March 11 – 31, 2016 when you call and submit a photo. “We care about our community, and felt like this would be a [...]
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 team brings as the competition seemingly continues to grow more fierce every year. We are again so thankful to IIDA for their constant support which includes a large portion of the proceeds from this event that go to benefit the Houston Furniture Bank. So mark your [...]
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 will be greatly missed and may he rest in peace. In lieu of flowers, the Gombar Family has asked that donations be made to the Houston Furniture Bank. To make a donation click here, and please write in the comments section “In honor of Steve Gombar”.