‘Mattress Mack’ donates clothes to Family Centers for the holidays

Mattress Mack surprised nonprofit Buckner International with £2,000 worth of clothes

HOUSTON (KIAH) — Famous Houston business owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale has decided to help the city’s needy by donating clothes in the spirit of the holiday season.

Gallery Furniture and Mattress Mack donated over 2,000 books of clothing for adults and children to the non-profit organization Buckner International. Buckner will donate the clothing to area children and families served by its two Houston-area Buckner Family Hope Centers, one in Aldine and the other in South Houston at Reed Road.

“This is a wonderful holiday surprise from Gallery Furniture and Mattress Mack that will bring hope to so many Houston-area families,” said Dior Burns, executive director of Buckner Houston.

Buckner also donates a portion of the clothing to the nonprofit Star of Hope Mission, as the two nonprofits collaborate on the South Houston campus.

This comes with Gallery Furniture and Mattress Mack continues to help victims of weekend tornadoes in Kentucky by donating much-needed essential supplies (non-perishable food, toiletries, diapers, children’s items, etc.) to come helping people and families who have lost everything. .

Mayor Sylvester Turner, among others, pledged his full support and assistance from the City of Houston.

Elizabeth J. Harless