The Furniture Salesman that Saved Houston: Mattress Mack

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    If you live in Houston, you probably know Jim McIngvale as his alter-ego "Mattress Mack." For almost four decades, Mack has been selling furniture in the greater Houston area through his business Gallery Furniture. Known for his energetic local TV commercials where the natural born huckster unleashed his famous tagline that Gallery Furniture would "Save you money," Mack grew his business from being a series of tents along a highway into multiple, massive locations employing hundreds of people.
    In addition to being known for his salesmanship, Mack is also known around town for his philanthropy. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Jim opened his Gallery Furniture locations to people seeking shelter. Every year he gives away furniture to families in need and provides hot meals during the holidays. Most recently, Mack converted parts of his main Gallery Furniture location into a trade and high school, helping students who dropped out of public school gain an education. Mack is fixture of Houston and a true local legend.
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Angel Castillo
Angel Castillo

Notice how the video is 7 min 13 sec - 7:13 👀👀👀

Vor 3 Monate
Wesley Smith
Wesley Smith

@truhhhhhhhokIII3 then move to California or New York and see how your party likes to run things. Those 2 states are toast just like every other Democratic city. You’re all the Devil ruining are fun.

Vor 14 Stunden
Clive Muka
Clive Muka

@The Progressive Goldbug nam tambout

Vor Monat
meep.
meep.

Nosey northerner here, what does that mean? 👀

Vor Monat
Agesta
Agesta

Oh Damn, You're So Good At Catching Things. Also, Congrats For The Pin.

Vor Monat
Space Ghost Coast to Coast
Space Ghost Coast to Coast

🤘🏼

Vor Monat
DMS
DMS

He opened his doors, what did self-righteous Joel Osteen did?

Vor 24 Sekunden
natecarlo45
natecarlo45

So when private individuals or companies help the needy and poor but when the government wants to do it the idiots cry "socialism". Good job Texas way to be ass backwards

Vor 8 Stunden
The comment section
The comment section

Legend!

Vor 15 Stunden
Sovietpizza
Sovietpizza

My family got 2 free mattresses for predicting the 2016 election, and I got to shake Mattress Macks hand and they had cookies and ice cream being served at the store, and honest to god it felt like Disneyworld

Vor 22 Stunden
Nancy McCrary
Nancy McCrary

What’s the music at the end credit?

Vor Tag
Nancy McCrary
Nancy McCrary

Because it sounds like portishead (?)

Vor Tag
Jimanory
Jimanory

This man is a true hero.

Vor 2 Tage
Educated Gamer
Educated Gamer

Imagine if walmart or Amazon did this instead of making billions of dollars of profit

Vor 3 Tage
louis pellettiro
louis pellettiro

Wow the schools and gym and free food this man is the best! We need more like him in this world$

Vor 3 Tage
pguitar94
pguitar94

He needs more recognition thank you mattress mack for being kind and generous 🤘💕

Vor 4 Tage
Desiree Wyatt
Desiree Wyatt

LOOK PEOPLE THIS IS WHAT MAKING IT BIG LOOKS LIKE ...... HE DOESN'T NEED TO DONATE THE MONEY FOR OTHERS TO DO THE WORK HE GETS IN THERE SEES THE NEEDS AND MAKES IT HAPPEN SO WHY IS IT SO HARD FOR OUR GOVERNMENT TO DO THIS ???? OHHH THEURE GREEDY AF JUST LIKE THESE SO CALLED RAP STARS WHO CARE ABOUT WHERE THEY CAME FROM BUT MOVE UP OUT OF THE SLUMS AND NEVER LOOK BACK IM JUST IN AWW OF MATTRESS MACK HE HAS WHAT WE ALL NEED A HEART

Vor 4 Tage
Kris Gosley
Kris Gosley

never heard of him but this is amazing

Vor 4 Tage
Shane Reimroc
Shane Reimroc

What an absolutely amazing and inspiring story. This is what America needs.

Vor 5 Tage
D Rice
D Rice

Workout on the clock and get 3 meals a day... Could you imagine

Vor 5 Tage
lomi Kassa
lomi Kassa

If you start watching tv in the middle of the night, this guy is always giving a speech constantly on one of Houston’s channels.

Vor 5 Tage
Connor Wilson
Connor Wilson

Hope Mattress Mack wins all the bets he places

Vor 6 Tage
Earth Human
Earth Human

May God guide him to the straight path and give him the best of this life and the here after. He truly is a good human being.

Vor 6 Tage
AQOON MAAL
AQOON MAAL

I watch this twice this guy is amazing

Vor 6 Tage
Dirty Harry
Dirty Harry

“I’m going to die right there at the front desk” mattress mack is who I aspire to be

Vor 7 Tage
RhawketS
RhawketS

Amazing

Vor 8 Tage
Joel Figov
Joel Figov

What a bloke!

Vor 9 Tage
James Duret
James Duret

Rooms to go,IKEA,ect...... All china assembled here in the u.s worst quality ever but people still pay im suprised yet again only low income and low IQ go to stores like that lol payments yesssss i can afford cheap made furniture polished to look pretty but will rot in a year or so.

Vor 9 Tage
william purcell
william purcell

oh they're trump supporters. we need more liberal companies like Amazon. they're the best.

Vor 11 Tage
Carter’s CarCast
Carter’s CarCast

Y’all hiring?🥸

Vor 12 Tage
Sorrowspell
Sorrowspell

I needed to see this positivity. Thank you guys for these videos. Its easy to think the whole world is cruel but that's not always true.

Vor 12 Tage
Jon Zapata
Jon Zapata

This is a great man

Vor 13 Tage
Rancho Ramirez
Rancho Ramirez

I thought Mattress Mack was an adult film star.

Vor 13 Tage
jaun masa
jaun masa

Great Guy..

Vor 13 Tage
Real Sharo
Real Sharo

Now that dedication. Respect.

Vor 14 Tage
EGO BABY
EGO BABY

Furniture mac got wood dust on the brain. Whoever he or she may be?? Old IGNORANT HEATHEN devoid of truth yet divine judgement shall teach you HEATHEN

Vor 14 Tage
Michelle S.
Michelle S.

This man is AMAZING!!!!

Vor 15 Tage
Dustin connell
Dustin connell

He’s come a long way, my family’s known him for a long time and he use to be just not the best guy to be around cause his drug abuse but man he’s really turned it around, it ain’t never too late

Vor 16 Tage
Karla V. Gomez
Karla V. Gomez

~.~

Vor 17 Tage
Dylan
Dylan

When you really stop and think about it, that was just one businessman who invested his profits into his community and created a seemingly endless amount of good and genuine growth in the welfare of the entire town/city. Just think about what some of these companies could do in terms of helping schools, homeless, communities and even other states but instead the majority of the profit is sunk into market share manipulation, advertising, smear tactics, politics, and the security of future profits exceeding last year books.

Vor 17 Tage
AppleFUNk
AppleFUNk

Refreshing and positive.!

Vor 18 Tage
SkywaveX38
SkywaveX38

5:30 what type of music is it? Am always searching for this type of old music.

Vor 18 Tage
Vania Rangel
Vania Rangel

The best!

Vor 18 Tage
Dave Harris
Dave Harris

Too bad there aren't more people like that in the world.

Vor 19 Tage
Guitars and Coffee
Guitars and Coffee

It's nice to see a business owner who still stands by the door and greets customers to this day isn't it? I'm sure Mack and I will chat again.

Vor 19 Tage
Zack Betz
Zack Betz

This man is great 😌

Vor 19 Tage
Aaron Swink
Aaron Swink

Forget fame.. people like this change and shape the world for real. Period.

Vor 19 Tage
Luies Maes
Luies Maes

Now this is a great human being !!

Vor 20 Tage
K S
K S

"when I meet the creator whoever he or she may be". I thought he was a Christian? Either way he is a great man and a great example to follow. I just hope he is saved.

Vor 20 Tage
Lemon Head1
Lemon Head1

6006 I-45 North between Tidwell & Parker! I have been hearing that since the early 80s!

Vor 20 Tage
Asa Gelly
Asa Gelly

Mans a legend and he knows it.

Vor 21 Tag
bluerosegurl
bluerosegurl

#Represent They had a kids area when I was a kid and one time he was signing basketballs love it!

Vor 23 Tage
Motorhead Gaming
Motorhead Gaming

He gave a speech at my middle school graduation years ago

Vor 23 Tage
lightinggame09
lightinggame09

Jim Adler the same way everyone knows the Texas hammer

Vor 24 Tage
jhnnytsunami1
jhnnytsunami1

I wish more business leaders were like this great man

Vor 24 Tage
Amir Sa’id
Amir Sa’id

Best story I’ve seen in a while from Vice

Vor 24 Tage
Mario Merino
Mario Merino

A real houston legend

Vor 24 Tage
tailTale Tsare
tailTale Tsare

Amazing person and community he had built.

Vor 24 Tage
Freddie Jones
Freddie Jones

He's like Oliver's Jewelry

Vor 25 Tage
SimplyK
SimplyK

As a native houstonian!! And a long time Texas resident!! Lol I’ve never left the Great state!! No need. I can say he is the light, he’s the beacon, he is Houston!!!

Vor 26 Tage
Humberto Macias
Humberto Macias

Wow! They just don't make them like this no more, my respects.

Vor 26 Tage
Mesut Özil
Mesut Özil

Work is life’s greatest therapy indeed old man.

Vor 27 Tage
Anthony Garza
Anthony Garza

Mattress Mack is a Texas legend!

Vor 27 Tage
Hollow0
Hollow0

Wow what a legend and what a great human being. God bless this man.

Vor 28 Tage
enochian seven
enochian seven

Finally some great news.

Vor 28 Tage
Felipe Pareja
Felipe Pareja

What a legend. Deserves everything he has earned

Vor 28 Tage
Nick Hernandez
Nick Hernandez

He's a great man. I love him.

Vor 29 Tage
Reggieincontrol
Reggieincontrol

When I was in middle school I remember he came to our school to give a speech. It’s cool many years later I’m adult shopping at his store. he’s a really good guy helping out in the community.

Vor 29 Tage
Burgo
Burgo

Legend

Vor 29 Tage
Richard Hernandez
Richard Hernandez

you sir 👏 I have no words 😢 I can only hope to one day have the work, dedication and care for people as you do. Thanks for being a role model to those kids.

Vor Monat
S. Harrison
S. Harrison

If this guy lived in a Commonwealth country, he would've been knighted a long time ago. You're a legend Sir Mattress Mack!

Vor Monat
André Belefleur
André Belefleur

But Joel Olstien couldn’t open his MEGACHURCH, but this man can open up his furniture store and help the community and above all actually care for the people around him.

Vor Monat
Troy Hare
Troy Hare

You know who didn't open their doors during Harvey? Pastor Joel Osteen.

Vor Monat
Jordan Marturano
Jordan Marturano

Legendary soul

Vor Monat
Winston Teoh
Winston Teoh

carefully, he's a hero.

Vor Monat
Masks and more!
Masks and more!

Mack doing more than the Bidumb admin...

Vor Monat
Fiko 5000
Fiko 5000

Well done sir ! What an amazing person

Vor Monat
Sam Palmer-Shields
Sam Palmer-Shields

Wow so enjoyed this!

Vor Monat
Katrina Tanner
Katrina Tanner

How are people chosen fo the Presidential Medal of Freedom? Can people be nominated.....

Vor Monat
michael fox
michael fox

Wow he is a true hero

Vor Monat
Luis R
Luis R

Greatest man I’ve ever watched 🙏🏻 God bless him

Vor Monat
Justin Russell
Justin Russell

inspiring

Vor Monat
george v
george v

Wow. This dude is walking the walk. Hell yeah!

Vor Monat
MonkeySpecs301
MonkeySpecs301

meanwhile joel osteen was kicking ppl off his church's porch during harvey.

Vor Monat
Calvin M
Calvin M

Excellent

Vor Monat
The Original Dominick McCurdy
The Original Dominick McCurdy

This man has a heart as big as Texas. Go on with your bad self Mr Mack.

Vor Monat
Anthony Collier
Anthony Collier

This man - by himself and with his own resources - is doing more than the government and education department of this country. This is the man I want to meet - not the president, not a congress member or senators. I want to meet Mattress Mack.

Vor Monat
angryadrien
angryadrien

Damn, that's an impressive legacy

Vor Monat
Vito Bertoldo
Vito Bertoldo

THIS is how change is made, the individual is far more effective than any bureaucrat or government program..

Vor Monat
Garnet Nard
Garnet Nard

I worked for gallery in college. All of this is true.

Vor Monat
Ben Adams
Ben Adams

Imagine if mattress Mack started Amazon 🤔

Vor Monat
King Jerry Coleman IV
King Jerry Coleman IV

I don't know but I think this Guy have done more good then any rapper I see on TV

Vor Monat
joshua ware
joshua ware

I am sincerely amazed at this moment. We need to break the cycle.

Vor Monat
Frankie
Frankie

I literally cried when it hit 3:30 for real

Vor Monat
CANO CANO
CANO CANO

Mattress Mack is the definition of a real American. Thanks you sir!

Vor Monat
leoz maxwell jilliumz
leoz maxwell jilliumz

That is the most genuine , caring, good person I've ever seen. That guy deserves a medal from the president, key to the city, and we should all be more like him in kindness and generosity. What a role model

Vor Monat
crea·ture
crea·ture

They got a gym and a school and free food... Kinda wanna go live there. Been thinking about moving to Texas anyway.

Vor Monat
Jonathan Zamarron
Jonathan Zamarron

Long live mattress Mack!

Vor Monat
AA PP
AA PP

Did I hear that correctly? The Bushes are very good people? Wow.

Vor Monat
Nich Refosco
Nich Refosco

Now this is who I wanna be when I grow up!!

Vor Monat
Space Ghost Coast to Coast
Space Ghost Coast to Coast

Mattress Mack must be protected at all costs 😢🥺

Vor Monat
JAYMEZ THE RAPPER
JAYMEZ THE RAPPER

I love youtube man. Love it.

Vor Monat
Tat Sat
Tat Sat

human motivation powerhouse

Vor Monat
John Silverman
John Silverman

Wow! Amazing dude

Vor Monat
Zombo Jones
Zombo Jones

It’s kinda like a nice furniture cult

Vor Monat
ToonArmy2412
ToonArmy2412

What a hero

Vor Monat

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