A.D. Players, one of Houston’s oldest and largest resident theater companies, will perform “Harvey,” a mainstage show running September 15 to October 1, 2017 with a portion of ticket sales to benefit Houston Furniture Bank: A.D. Players is offering free tickets for first responders and those impacted by the floods. Please call the Box Office at 713-526-5721 to reserve your tickets. A.D. Players will donate 20% of all ticket sales to local recovery efforts, half of which will benefit Houston Furniture Bank. That means that 10% of proceeds from every ticket sold will be donated to our nonprofit. Donations for recovery efforts [...]
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Your DIVA Crew The magic the Houston Furniture Bank D.I.V.A.S. bring to the homes of fellow Houstonians wows and amazes all involved. Today they decorated the home of Sheryl Mathis. Below are before, during, and after pictures as well as the reveal video. If you are interested in joining the D.I.V.A.S. please visit their page here, if you like what they do and want to support them in other ways donating to Houston Furniture Bank supports their entire effort of creating hope through design. Before Before: Living Room Before: Bathroom Before: Kids Bedroom [...]
Today we spotlight our Assistant Manager of Distributions, John Kerr. John Kerr is the face that our clients see first and through the process of them selecting their furniture items. We sat down with him and asked him a few questions, ranging from questions about his journey to Houston to his most rewarding moment working at HFB. Question 1: You're originally from Austin, what brought you to Houston and then from there to join Houston Furniture Bank's family? John: When my parents passed away while I was in Austin, I didn’t have anymore family over there so I moved down here cause [...]
Maryann Gibson Hoffer 1938-2017 It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of the passing of a great champion of the Houston Furniture Bank. She was not only a member of the advisory but a guiding light for all our charitable efforts. From Left to Right: Jodie and Maryann Hoffer and Suzanne and Jack McCrary at Crystal Ball Fundraiser. Maryann Gibson Hoffer of Houston, passed away on Friday, the 19th of May 2017. She was 79. Born on the 18th of April 1938 in Quanah, Texas, Maryann met no strangers. She was the daughter [...]
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We know that student worked hard all year and we want to reward them. From May 2-31, 2017, the Houston Furniture Bank Outlet Center is having a sale for students entering, currently enrolled, or exiting college – all furniture items at 25% off! To qualify for this sale students must show a university ID or a high school ID. If you wish to shop online and still take advantage of the discount take a picture of your student ID and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the message include your name and which school you are attending. We will send you a [...]
That's right everyone Houston's Design After Dark is bringing back their Lip Sync Battle for the second year in a row. Last years event was filled with amazing acts and this year promises to be as good if not better. The rules for the competition are: A maximum of 20 teams will participate Each team will preform a 2 minute song That's it So come join us Thursday May 11th at the Blue Box Theater downtown. We'll see you there.
If you are not familiar with Amazon Smile it is Amazon's way of letting your purchases benefit a charitable organization of your choice. The steps in this posting are going to teach you how to access this feature and if you already have how to change the settings. To access this feature: Step 1: In your internet browser type smile.amazon.com Step 2: type the name of the organization you want to benefit. (type Houston Furniture Bank) Step 3: Click the option that says Furniture Bank To change to the Houston Furniture Bank Step 1: Type into your browser smile.amazon.com Step 2: [...]
From our point of view we would be nothing without our partner agencies. Without them we could not service the furniture needs for Houstonians under the poverty line. Recently we sat down with Debra Richmond, the representative for The Women's home to find out more about this wonderful organization. Q1. What is the mission of the Women's Home? A: The mission of The Women’s Home is to help women in crisis regain their self-esteem and dignity, empowering them to return to society as productive, self-sufficient individuals. Q2. Who are you primarily benefiting? What type of women? A: We service vulnerable women and families. [...]
Scott and Larry Truck Team 1 Today we honor the best truck crew in all of Houston, TX, Scott Noland and Larry Hill. We sat down with them to ask them a few question about their tenure here. Interviewer: Welcome gentlemen, so real quick how did y'all hear about The Houston Furniture Bank in the first place? Were y'all just job searching? Scott Noland Larry: I was job searching and I was assigned here by pay cells personnel. Scott: Like Larry said pay cells personnel. Interviewer: And how long have you been here now? Scott lets start [...]