Houston Flooding News & Updates
Ashley Furniture Inds., a leading manufacturer of home furnishings, is assisting with relief efforts for the catastrophic Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Irma in Florida. More
Sleep accessories provider PureCare is donating 500 sleep essential packages to families affected by the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area, the company announced. More
Famsa Furniture has partnered with most of its vendors to send more than 100 pallets of water to Texas customers, employees and other victims of Hurricane Harvey. More
Furniture First Buying Group has announced that, in cooperation with Serta, it will be donating two trailers full of its private-label Mattress 1st product to flood victims in Texas. One trailer will go to Houston and the other to Beaumont, Texas. More
Eclipse International and Eastman House have teamed up with their Texas licensee, Sleep Designs, to manufacture and donate tractor-trailer loads of twin mattresses for use in temporary and long-term shelters housing people displaced by the storm, the companies said. More
News From The Web
- From manufacturing to delivery to retail, the editors have stayed in touch with those in Texas to keep you informed on damages, relief and preparation for recovery.
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September 6, 2017I caught up with Jim “Mack” McIngvale again Wednesday. By now, you (and most everyone in this country) have heard about how he opened his two largest Gallery Furniture stores in Houston to shelter some 800 or so flood victims of Hurricane Harvey. All the families he took in during the storm left Friday, but McIngvale’s work continued. On Wednesday afternoon, he was out in front of his North Freeway location, directing about 1,000 people, who were waiting in line for free cleaning supplies, toilet paper, bottled water, soap and shampoo. “We’re getting about 2,000 people ...
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