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Bassett Furniture donates 200 cribs to Houston families in need

Four area organizations will help distribute goods within hurricane-torn region

BASSETT, Va. – Case goods manufacturer Bassett Furniture is donating 200 cribs to four organizations in the Houston area that has been impacted by severe damage from Hurricane Harvey.

Bassett cribBassett is donating 200 of its Hayden cribs to several groups in the Houston area that will donate them to area family in need.
The organizations it is supporting with the donations include the Montgomery Women’s Center (Spring,Woodlands and Conroe), KISD Foundation (Katy), the Gabriel Project (Midtown) and Bay Area Turning Point (Friendswood).

“This hurricane season has been particularly harsh in the United States and devastating to our friends and neighbors in Houston,” said David Baker, Bassett’s senior vice president of corporate retail. “Families are struggling, and this donation will help support individual families in need as they take their first steps on the road to recovery.”

 

Thomas RussellThomas Russell | Associate Editor, Furniture Today
trussell@furnituretoday.com

I'm Tom Russell and have worked at Furniture/Today since August 2003. Since then, I have covered the international side of the business from a logistics and sourcing standpoint. Since then, I also have visited several furniture trade shows and manufacturing plants in Asia, which has helped me gain perspective about the industry in that part of the world. As I continue covering the import side of the business, I look forward to building on that knowledge base through conversations with industry officials and future overseas plant tours. From time to time, I will file news and other industry perspectives online and, as always, welcome your response to these Web postings.

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