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Staying Home with Essential Furniture During the Coronavirus Outbreak

2020-06-26T16:19:44-05:00

Had we not had this furniture during the pandemic, I don’t know what we would have done. Things would have been a lot worse. For 27 years, through historic floods and economic downturns, Houston Furniture Bank has helped Houstonians get the furniture they need to turn empty houses into homes. On March 24th, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, along with Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo issued a mandatory “Stay Home, Work Safe” order to preserve public health and safety during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Houston Furniture Bank has proudly continued to serve our neighbors in need during this time. With [...]

Staying Home with Essential Furniture During the Coronavirus Outbreak2020-06-26T16:19:44-05:00

Elderly Couple Staying Home Comfortably, Thanks to a Makeover From the HFB “DIVAS”

2020-06-26T16:27:00-05:00

Janet and Willie are two seniors who received a complete home makeover, courtesy of the DIVAS of Houston Furniture Bank earlier this spring. Overcoming a foreclosure and a bedbug infestation, the couple was forced to walk away from furniture they had accumulated over a lifetime. Today, the pair is comfortably sheltering in place in their fully furnished home, thanks to the thoughtful efforts of DIVAS volunteers. Janet and Willie were connected with Houston Furniture Bank through Star of Hope, a social service agency that supports homeless families in Houston and one of over 45 agencies that partner with Houston Furniture Bank. [...]

Elderly Couple Staying Home Comfortably, Thanks to a Makeover From the HFB “DIVAS”2020-06-26T16:27:00-05:00

Volunteer Needs in Houston During COVID-19

2020-04-13T10:25:28-05:00

While Houston Furniture Bank has suspended all volunteer activities on sight, there are many ways you can help your fellow Houstonians through volunteerism. Listed below are some ways you can get involved during the coronavirus outbreak, some of which can be done from home! Please keep in mind that if you have any symptoms, are 65 years old or older, have immunodeficiency or live with someone who does, you should stay home.  The most important thing you can do during this time is to protect yourself and others by self-isolating. Volunteer From Home #VirtualVolunteerism Harbor Hospice Needs volunteers to make companionship [...]

Volunteer Needs in Houston During COVID-192020-04-13T10:25:28-05:00

Safely Providing Essential Furniture: COVID 19 Updates

2020-03-27T11:05:18-05:00

As a charitable organization with the mission of “Making Empty Houses Homes,” Houston Furniture Bank is very proud of the way our team has quickly adapted to the current situation created by the coronavirus. We continue to offer Furniture Assistance to the community and have worked as a team to implement sweeping changes that are keeping both us and the community safe. FAMILIES IN NEED With families confined to their homes during the current situation, essential furniture has never been more important. Houston Furniture Bank continues to provide services to families and individuals affected by hardships such as domestic violence, poverty, [...]

Safely Providing Essential Furniture: COVID 19 Updates2020-03-27T11:05:18-05:00

Additional Measures to Address the COVID 19 Outbreak

2020-03-20T13:59:29-05:00

Like so many organizations, Houston Furniture Bank is facing unprecedented challenges in the face of the global pandemic. We are taking extraordinary measures to ensure the safety and health of our employees and clients as well as to be responsible world citizens. Houston Furniture Bank provides a much-needed service to the community in the form of furniture assistance. Of this, we are very proud. We are also proud to provide gainful, meaningful employment for over 30 individuals. The COVID 19 infection is a very serious threat facing our community and our nation. We are taking every precaution, short of closing our [...]

Additional Measures to Address the COVID 19 Outbreak2020-03-20T13:59:29-05:00

COVID 19 Updates from Houston Furniture Bank

2020-03-17T13:10:40-05:00

In the face of the ongoing Covid 19 situation, Houston Furniture Bank continues our service to the community. There continues to be a great need for the services we provide. Houston Furniture Bank is taking the following precautions to keep the families we serve and our staff safe: Sanitizing all surfaces regularly and wearing gloves when handling furniture. Encouraging staff, clients and caseworkers to stay home when symptomatic. For our Furniture Selection appointments, we are working with our Distribution Partners to limit non-essential visitors to HFB. Educating our staff about CDC and WHO preventative guidelines. Allowing remote work for staff for [...]

COVID 19 Updates from Houston Furniture Bank2020-03-17T13:10:40-05:00

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

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