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Former Furniture Assistance Recipient Facilitates Large-Scale Donation to Houston Furniture Bank

2020-06-26T16:39:29-05:00

Today, Houston Furniture Bank’s Furniture Distribution Center is freshly-stocked with dressers, tables, couches, sleeper-sofas and chairs, thanks to a generous donation from Hampton Inn at Hobby Airport, operated by Aimbridge Hospitality. Large-scale donations like this one only happen a few times a year for Houston Furniture Bank and they are vital to providing assistance to as many families as possible. This donation, however,  had extra significance -- it was coordinated by a former furniture assistance recipient! For twenty-six years, Houston Furniture Bank has been Making Empty Houses Homes. Each day at our Furniture Distribution Center, caseworkers from area organizations bring their [...]

Former Furniture Assistance Recipient Facilitates Large-Scale Donation to Houston Furniture Bank2020-06-26T16:39:29-05:00

HFB Celebrates Pride Month and Partnership with the Montrose Center

2020-06-26T16:40:12-05:00

It’s Pride Month and Houston Furniture Bank is proud to be celebrating sixteen years of partnership with the Montrose Center! The Montrose Center is a Houston institution that is committed to empowering primarily lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and their families. Since 1978, they have been striving to make permanent, positive changes in attitudes and behavior, working towards a world in which all LGBT individuals can realize their fullest potential. The Montrose Center offers “integrated care,” and also serves as the cultural hub of Houston’s LGBT community, “home” to dozens of LGBT-affirming social and civic organizations. We sat down with [...]

HFB Celebrates Pride Month and Partnership with the Montrose Center2020-06-26T16:40:12-05:00

IIDA Awards Houston Furniture Bank the Leadership Award of Excellence

2020-06-26T16:40:50-05:00

Houston Furniture Bank was honored to be recognized at this year’s IIDA Leaders Breakfast this May 21, 2019. Executive Director Oli Mohammed accepted the IIDA Leadership Award of Excellence in recognition of Houston Furniture Bank’s work providing furniture assistance to families in need. The IIDA Leaders Breakfast is an annual, international event series that celebrates the importance of design. This year, New York, Altanta and Houston were the cities chosen to host the spring breakfast. In Houston, the elegant event was held at the Briar Club and featured motivational speaker Terri Trespicio. Houston Furniture Bank Executive Director Oli Mohammed spoke movingly [...]

IIDA Awards Houston Furniture Bank the Leadership Award of Excellence2020-06-26T16:40:50-05:00

My Hurricane Harvey Story: Recovery Efforts Continue for Affected Families

2019-06-12T14:48:27-05:00

This story includes descriptions of flooding experienced during Hurricane Harvey. Like so many Houstonians, Esmeralda has a Hurricane Harvey story to tell. Two years ago, she was living right by Halls Bayou, at Parker by highway 59 in a four bedroom home with her daughter, a student at HCC, and her partner. Esmeralda and her daughter had always been very close. Every Tuesday, the pair took advantage of the nearby AMC $5 Movie Night. The night her home was flooded, everything happened very quickly. A native Houstonian, Esmeralda lived through Hurricane Rita, among other storms. She remembers the large tree that [...]

My Hurricane Harvey Story: Recovery Efforts Continue for Affected Families2019-06-12T14:48:27-05:00

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