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Virtual Program Celebrating 100,000 Mattresses Recycled with Esteemed Guests

2020-08-17T15:24:52-05:00

On July 31st, 2020, Houston Furniture Bank celebrated an important milestone: 100,000 mattresses recycled at Houston Furniture Bank! To mark this happy occasion safely during the coronavirus pandemic, we presented a live, virtual program on Facebook and YouTube.  The event was hosted by Houston Furniture Bank’s Board Chairman, Hal Lynde, and featured a number of esteemed guests including Terrence McDonald, Executive Director of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and founder of the Cascade Alliance; Larry Cress, Vice-Chairman of the Houston Furniture Bank Board; Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale of Gallery Furniture; and Oli Mohammed, Executive Director of [...]

Virtual Program Celebrating 100,000 Mattresses Recycled with Esteemed Guests2020-08-17T15:24:52-05:00

100,000 Mattresses Recycled at Houston Furniture Bank!

2020-07-31T13:59:56-05:00

This month, we celebrate an important milestone: 100,000 mattresses recycled at Houston Furniture Bank! This number represents the work of countless individuals. Houstonians donated their mattresses. Mattress companies and the City of Houston partnered with us. Houston Furniture Bank employees and volunteers put in countless hours of hard work. Beginning in 2012, the program recycled 6,000 mattresses in its first year. In 2019, that number grew to over 27,000 mattresses recycled. 100,000 mattresses, laid end to end would reach beyond Port Arthur from Houston. Houston Furniture Bank is planning a virtual event to celebrate this milestone. Please join us on July [...]

100,000 Mattresses Recycled at Houston Furniture Bank!2020-07-31T13:59:56-05:00

Houstonians Vow “No Kids On The Floor!”

2020-06-26T16:35:35-05:00

Houston Furniture Bank’s Inaugural No Kids On The Floor Breakfast Raises $40,000 In Houston, no child will sleep on the floor! This was the commitment made by over 200 guests of Houston Furniture Bank’s “No Kids On The Floor” Breakfast on Wednesday, October 30th at the Junior League of Houston, the first fundraising event in support of the No Kids On The Floor Initiative since its launch in May. Expectations were surpassed as guests donated over $40,000.00 in support of the No Kids on the Floor initiative! Thanks to the generosity of the Houston community, Houston Furniture Bank will be providing [...]

Houstonians Vow “No Kids On The Floor!”2020-06-26T16:35:35-05:00

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

Memorial Exchange Club Enables Inaugural “No Kids on the Floor” Give-Away at Houston Furniture Bank

2020-06-26T16:41:39-05:00

Houston Furniture Bank has been providing essential furniture to families in need for 26 years. This year, we have launched the “No Kids on the Floor” initiative, designed to extend our existing services to more children in our city. The initiative provides complete mattress sets, including a mattress, a box spring and a bed frame, to children in the region who do not currently have a bed to sleep on, the goal being to ensure that all children have a bed to lay their heads upon each night in Houston. While the exact number of children sleeping on the floor in [...]

Memorial Exchange Club Enables Inaugural “No Kids on the Floor” Give-Away at Houston Furniture Bank2020-06-26T16:41:39-05:00

HFB 26th Anniversary Celebration – Recap

2020-06-26T16:42:30-05:00

Celebrating 26 Years of Making Empty Houses Homes On March 30, 2019, Houston Furniture Bank celebrated 26 years of Making Empty Houses Homes. Mayor Sylvester Turner presented our organization with a proclamation designating March 30, 2019 as Houston Furniture Bank Day in the city of Houston and also introduced the No Kids on the Floor initiative. This event was generously underwritten by Dickson Furniture Manufacturers and Landmark Furniture. The program was led by Natasha Geigel of Fox 26 and included remarks from Daniel Vasquez on behalf of Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia. Rene Solis of BakerRipley and Jennifer Herrera of Northwest Assistance Ministries [...]

HFB 26th Anniversary Celebration – Recap2020-06-26T16:42:30-05:00

HFB 26th Anniversary Celebration

2020-06-26T16:44:37-05:00

Get Your Tickets Celebrate with us! Houston Furniture Bank 26th Anniversay Celebration Saturday, March 30, 2019, 12-4PM Special Guests: Mayor Sylvester Turner and Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia Houston Furnture Bank Board of Directors and staff cordiall invite you to join friends, supporters, volunteers and community members at Houston Furniture Bank. We are excited to announce the official kickoff of our "No Kids on the Floor" initiative. Learn more about this important work, enjoy tours of the facility and discover what's on the horizon for the next year at Houston Furniture Bank. WIN A $2,600 SHOPPING SPREE IN OUR FURNITURE OUTLET (see what [...]

HFB 26th Anniversary Celebration2020-06-26T16:44:37-05:00

IIDA Houston Product Runway 2018 on April 27

2018-03-28T19:30:43-05:00

Join Houston Furniture Bank at this year’s IIDA Houston Product Runway 2018: Meet Me at the Met, A Tenth Anniversary Couture Celebration on Friday, April 27, 2018. IIDA Houston City Center’s Product Runway promises to showcase eye-popping creations during a runway performance by each team on nearly 150 feet of runway at Revention Music Center! Houston Furniture Bank honored IIDA Houston during our recent 25th Anniversary Celebration for their longtime support of our programs and services. Since 1995, IIDA Houston has donated more $130,000 to Houston Furniture Bank. Friday April 27, 2018 VIP Pre-Party 6:00pm Doors Open 7:00pm Fashion Show 8:00pm [...]

IIDA Houston Product Runway 2018 on April 272018-03-28T19:30:43-05:00

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