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Board Spotlight: Tom Harwell

2018-11-30T21:59:08-06:00

This month’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Board Member Tom Harwell. He has been on the Board of Directors for less than a year. Tom was recruited to Houston Furniture Bank by long-time supporter Stephanie Haynes, a Houston Furniture Bank Advisory Board member. Tom has spent 45 years in the hospitality industry. He supports nonprofits that provide services to people with special needs and children, as well as cancer research. Tom has been married for nearly 40 years and has four children and five grandchildren. He enjoys reading and landscaping as well as cooking and wines. He also likes [...]

Board Spotlight: Tom Harwell2018-11-30T21:59:08-06:00

Partner Spotlight: Mattress Firm

2018-12-04T16:30:55-06:00

Today’s Houston Furniture Bank partner spotlight is Mattress Firm. The national bedding retailer has been a longtime supporter of Houston Furniture Bank’s services and programs – providing donations and partnering in initiatives to support area families. In fact, the continued success of our Mattress Recycling Center is largely dependent on the 3-5 trailer loads of used mattresses that Mattress Firm is delivering every week to Houston Furniture Bank. Most recently, Hurricane Harvey created a bond of giving between the Mattress Firm and the Houston Furniture Bank. Mattress Firm donated more than 40 trailer loads of bedding products in the days and [...]

Partner Spotlight: Mattress Firm2018-12-04T16:30:55-06:00

Give to Houston Furniture Bank this Holiday Season

2018-12-04T16:30:16-06:00

Imagine your child going to sleep at night on the floor. Imagine waking them up for school every morning, knowing that tonight your family won’t have any beds to sleep on again. It would be heartbreaking! But for thousands of families in the Houston are this is their reality every single day, and night. This holiday season you can give the gift of hope to a family in need. You can provide a bed for a child to sleep on. You can choose to make a difference right now. Here are a few ways you can get involved today: Make a [...]

Give to Houston Furniture Bank this Holiday Season2018-12-04T16:30:16-06:00

Houston Strong Furniture Drive 2018 Recap

2018-12-04T16:29:43-06:00

Thank you, Houston, for your generosity! Thousands of Houston area families are living without the most basic furniture items, from a comfortable place to sit to even a place to sleep. Houston Furniture Bank held the second annual Houston Strong Furniture Drive on Saturday, November 17 to invite the community to donate gently-used furniture and household items. The event included four drop-off sites throughout the city and enjoyed the support of the following partners: Hoffer Furniture James Craig Furnishings Landmark Furniture Mantua Manufacturing Mattress Firm Mattress for Less Serta/Simmons While totals are still being compiled on the donations received as a [...]

Houston Strong Furniture Drive 2018 Recap2018-12-04T16:29:43-06:00

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