Petition to name street after Mattress Mack, or present key to city emerges
HOUSTON – A petition has begun to name a street in Houston after Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, honoring his generosity to the Houston community in its hard times.
In addition to bringing delivery trucks out to help rescue evacuees escape their flooding homes, he opened up his Gallery Furniture showroom as a shelter.
The Change.org petition, Present Mattress Mack Key to The City of Houston or rename a street in his honor reads:
"Jim McIngvale, aka Mattress Mack, is an honest, caring, and hard-working man of God. He served Houston humbly and earnestly throughout Harvey. In the aftermath, he donated and gave away thousands of dollars worth of furniture to those in need."
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