Houston was hit hard this year by Hurricane Harvey. The only silver lining is that it showed how some people will pull together when the chips are down.
Texas is known for its salt-of-the-earth characters who will do the right thing without making much of a fuss about it. Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale is no exception.
The furniture store owner saw the devastation from Harvey and knew that he had a way to help. So that is what he did. He sent big rig trucks out to rescue stranded motorists and home owners all over the area, and brought them back to his gigantic furniture warehouse, where they were able to dry off and get a good nights sleep on some of the world’s best mattresses.
Mattress Mack caught the attention of none other than President Trump for his good deeds. The president praised him during a live address and Mack beamed with pride. Yet after all that, he remains humble and insists that he only did what anyone else in his shoes would have done. Watch his story: