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Virtual Program Celebrating 100,000 Mattresses Recycled with Esteemed Guests


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

HFB Board Member Spotlight: Larry Cress


Today’s Houston Furniture Bank (HFB) Board Spotlight features Vice Chairman Larry Cress. From being a major donor & coordinating fundraising events to spearheading the start of the first ever Mattress Recycling Center in Houston and directing the management of CDGB grant to start the newest ‘social business’ for HFB, Larry’s contributions to the Houston Furniture Bank have been essential to its success. Larry became part of HFB through a family member. His daughter, Julie, was part of a charitable organization that partnered with HFB for furniture distribution. He accompanied her several times to pick up and deliver furniture to families and [...]

HFB Board Member Spotlight: Larry Cress2018-11-30T21:57:40-06:00


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