Texas furniture store turns showroom into shelter and sends truckloads of materials to Ida victims

Gallery Home furniture in Houston quickly remodeled from a showroom into a shelter for individuals displaced by Hurricane Ida.

Jim McIngvale, also recognized as Mattress Mack, is the owner of three Gallery Furniture retailers, and it’s not the first time his north Houston site has welcomed folks in the wake of disaster — previously this year, the retail store opened its doorways to men and women needing foods and shelter after a brutal wintertime storm strike Texas. When Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana on Aug. 29, McIngvale started out gathering provides to deliver to New Orleans, loading up dozens of

Read more Read more