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Junior League of Houston Gives $16,200 to the ‘No Kids on the Floor’ Campaign

2021-01-27T14:26:37-06:00

Houston Furniture Bank is the proud recipient of a Community Assistance Grant of $16,200 from the Junior League of Houston! The grant will go to support Houston Furniture Bank’s “No Kids on the Floor” initiative, which provides beds for children in need. Over 100 children will receive a new bed set thanks to this generous support! On January 21st, Houston Furniture Bank was honored by a visit from Junior League leaders, including President, Rachel Regan, Community Vice President, Marie Newton, and Community Assistance Chairman, Katie Bailey Grahmann. Oli Mohammed, Executive Director and Founder of Houston Furniture Bank, led the team on [...]

Junior League of Houston Gives $16,200 to the ‘No Kids on the Floor’ Campaign2021-01-27T14:26:37-06:00

“Houston Furniture Bank Would Not Be Possible Without Jodie Hoffer.”

2021-01-22T14:27:38-06:00

Houston Furniture Bank is celebrating the life of one of our greatest supporters. Jodie Hoffer passed away on Tuesday, December 8th, surrounded by his children at the age of 91. Hoffer was a devoted family man, a business titan, and a lifelong philanthropist. He was a pillar of the furniture industry in our city, using his considerable knowledge and connections to build a lasting legacy. Jodie Hoffer was the champion of many worthy causes including the March of Dimes, Baylor College of Medicine and the Huffington Center on Aging, the “I Have A Dream” program of Lamar University, Houston Livestock Show [...]

“Houston Furniture Bank Would Not Be Possible Without Jodie Hoffer.”2021-01-22T14:27:38-06:00

Houstonians Donate Bedding for 400 Children!

2021-01-08T14:50:35-06:00

The second-annual “No Kids on the Floor” Bedding Drive was a great success! Heartfelt thanks to everyone who participated! Individual Houstonians, furniture retailers, interior designers came together to help children in need during the holiday season. Altogether, new bedding for 400 children was donated! During December, many individuals and businesses purchased bedding online which arrived daily at Houston Furniture Bank! Others visited participating retailers and partners to drop off their donations of cozy bedding. We had amazing participation from Laura U Design Collective, Elizabeth Cole Design, ASID, M and M Lighting and John Brooks. It was such a pleasure to receive [...]

Houstonians Donate Bedding for 400 Children!2021-01-08T14:50:35-06:00

Hurricane Relief for Honduras with St. Thomas High School

2021-01-04T14:20:28-06:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7yd_rq0D_8 Over the holiday break, St. Thomas High School partnered with Houston Furniture Bank, Spanish nonprofit Ayuda en Accion and DOLE to help families affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras. Having already filled one 40 ft container with non-perishable food and clothes collected right here in Houston, the group arrived at Houston Furniture Bank on Saturday, December 19th to fill a second container. 20 students, parents, and teachers from St. Thomas Highschool loaded 75 bundles of donated items, 50 donated filters, and plastic buckets for water purification at shelters, along with items donated by Houston Furniture Bank for the [...]

Hurricane Relief for Honduras with St. Thomas High School2021-01-04T14:20:28-06:00

HFB Team Highlight: Meet Cindy! 

2020-11-19T07:42:14-06:00

Meet Cindy! Houston Furniture Bank’s Greatest Chef, Source of Knowledge, and Hardest Person to Find!  One of the most repeated questions at Houston Furniture Bank is “where is Cindy?” She is highly coveted and needed by at least two people at any given time. Cindy works in almost every department. Her title is Mattress Sales Lead, but she can also be found working in the Furniture Outlet, front of the warehouse, back of the warehouse, and Furniture Distribution Center. Cindy goes wherever she’s needed and is always willing to lend a helping hand. In her own words, Cindy says, “I like [...]

HFB Team Highlight: Meet Cindy! 2020-11-19T07:42:14-06:00

“No Kids on the Floor” Holiday Bedding Drive!

2020-11-16T11:47:40-06:00

November 16- December 17; Donate new bedding for kids! It’s time to help make the holidays cozier for children in need. 2019 marked the first annual “No Kids on the Floor” Bedding Drive and this year, the drive is growing exponentially!  It goes without saying that 2020 has been a hard year for many, as we have faced the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has also been a year marked by the generosity and resiliency of our community. Alongside our many partners, Houston Furniture Bank has continued to provide essential furniture to families in need. The 2020 No [...]

“No Kids on the Floor” Holiday Bedding Drive!2020-11-16T11:47:40-06:00

50 New Beds for Children in Need, Thanks to a Partnership With Spindletop Charities!

2020-11-14T11:21:39-06:00

This week, 50 Houston-area children received a special delivery of a new bed! For the second year in a row, Houston Furniture Bank and Spindletop Charities have come together to provide beds to kids around the holiday season as a part of Houston Furniture Bank’s “No Kids On The Floor” initiative, a program that provides new beds to kids, thanks to the financial support of the community. Each child received a brand new mattress, box spring, and bed frame, along with new bedding. The mattress themselves were manufactured by Houston Furniture Bank’s Mattress Builders. The children in need of a bed [...]

50 New Beds for Children in Need, Thanks to a Partnership With Spindletop Charities!2020-11-14T11:21:39-06:00

Larry Cress Is Helping Us Grow! Board Member Highlight

2020-10-02T13:52:20-05:00

This month, Houston Furniture Bank is opening a second location, located in The Woodlands. Credit for this milestone goes to the sustained work of countless individuals over twenty-eight years. Notable among these are the efforts of Houston Furniture Bank’s Vice-Chairman of the Board, Larry Cress, who has been one of our greatest supporters for over 20 years. Larry first began his work with Houston Furniture Bank in the early 1990s, helping his daughter deliver furniture to families in need.  “When you’ve walked into a home, where a mom and a baby are sleeping on the floor, and you bring them a [...]

Larry Cress Is Helping Us Grow! Board Member Highlight2020-10-02T13:52:20-05:00

How to Be a Superstar at Houston Furniture Bank: Love Furniture!

2020-10-02T12:37:13-05:00

Cris started working with Houston Furniture Bank nearly a year ago. In that short amount of time, he has become one of our most-loved employees. He is known for his hard work, positive attitude, and loving demeanor. Our team starts the day bright and early at 7 am with an employee meeting. During these meetings, employees are encouraged to share a story from the day before. Cris always begins his stories with “Good morning guys, I love you.” It’s clear to all that he doesn't just say it to be nice, he really does love his coworkers, he loves working at [...]

How to Be a Superstar at Houston Furniture Bank: Love Furniture!2020-10-02T12:37:13-05:00

Houston Furniture Bank is Opening a Second Location in North Houston!

2020-10-12T12:57:25-05:00

Houston Furniture Bank is bringing the Greater Houston Area together to build a world of good!On October 16th, Houston Furniture Bank is fulfilling a long-held goal, opening a second location, located in Montgomery County! Dedicated to Making Empty Houses Homes, Houston Furniture Bank is a unique organization that brings together nonprofit organizations, furniture companies, environmentalists, and charitable-minded Houstonians to do a world of good. Every month, Houston Furniture Bank works with dozens of nonprofit organizations to serve over 100 families, recycles over 2,000 mattresses, and provides jobs to more than 40 individuals.“Once we started seeing the impact, said Board Vice-Chairman Larry [...]

Houston Furniture Bank is Opening a Second Location in North Houston!2020-10-12T12:57:25-05:00

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Houston Furniture Bank
8220 Mosley Rd.
Houston, TX 77075

Houston Furniture Bank NORTH
295 Sawdust Rd.
Spring, TX 77380

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Mosley Rd: Monday-Friday, 8AM – 3:30 PM, Saturday 9-6.

Sawdust Rd: Tuesday-Saturday, 9 AM-6 PM, Monday 9 AM – 5 PM

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