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Recycled Mattress Metal Coils Turned Into Art

2020-06-26T17:14:19-05:00

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 instead. This keeps 23 cubic feet of materials from the landfill for every mattress recycled. It is estimated that approximately 600,000 mattresses are discarded into Houston-area landfills annually, many of which could be recycled instead. Recently, artist Claire Drennan found an innovative and creative [...]

Recycled Mattress Metal Coils Turned Into Art2020-06-26T17:14:19-05:00

Houston’s best-kept furniture shopping secret: Houston Furniture Bank’s Outlet Center

2020-06-26T17:15:23-05:00

Are you shopping for a bed, table & chairs or a sofa? Visit Houston Furniture Bank’s Outlet Center for a great deal! The Outlet Center is a furniture thrift store operated by the Houston Furniture Bank – and it is one of the best, if not THE BEST furniture store in town.  We offer high-quality new and gently used furniture to the public at deep discounts (see below for photos). And the proceeds from every purchase help to provide funding for the operation of Houston Furniture Bank. The Outlet Center was developed as the Houston Furniture Bank’s first social [...]

Houston’s best-kept furniture shopping secret: Houston Furniture Bank’s Outlet Center2020-06-26T17:15:23-05:00

D.I.V.A.S. Project at The Bridge Over Troubled Waters 

2020-06-26T17:22:21-05:00

D.I.V.A.S. (Designing Interiors-Volunteers at your Service) is the volunteer arm of Houston Furniture Bank. Through their efforts they help transform the homes of Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) clients from bare bones into something homey & comfortable using mostly donated and gently-used items that are recreated, repurposed and redesigned. Periodically, D.I.V.A.S. work with area non-profit agencies to improve public and private areas. Recently, D.I.V.A.S. completed a project at The Bridge Over Troubled Waters (TBOTW). The mission of TBOTW is to offer support, provide safety and prevent domestic and sexual violence. They provide services such as: case management, crisis intervention, a [...]

D.I.V.A.S. Project at The Bridge Over Troubled Waters 2020-06-26T17:22:21-05:00

Houston Furniture Bank’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Program Update

2018-04-24T10:48:37-05:00

A Houston Furniture Bank Status Update Phase 3 of Houston Furniture Bank’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Program has officially ended.  However, we continue to serve those who have missed their past appointments.  Each person with a missed appointment is being contacted and given the opportunity to come in to our facility and receive their furniture.  Houston Furniture Bank will continue to serve everyone we can until our supply of furniture items are exhausted. The recently-launched Charitable Furniture Purchase Program has begun to take off – 5 agencies already have begun using the program.  This program was created so that agencies with Hurricane [...]

Houston Furniture Bank’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Program Update2018-04-24T10:48:37-05:00

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Houston Furniture Bank
8220 Mosley Rd.
Houston, TX 77075

Houston Furniture Bank NORTH
295 Sawdust Rd.
Spring, TX 77380

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Mosley Rd: Monday-Friday, 8AM – 3:30 PM, Saturday 9-6.

Sawdust Rd: Tuesday-Saturday, 9 AM-6 PM, Monday 9 AM – 5 PM

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