Mattress Mack hosts Christmas Eve giveaway for those in need

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Mattress Mack hosts Christmas Eve giveaway for those in need, Deborah Wrigley reports. (KTRK)

Gallery Furniture and Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale hosted a Christmas Eve toy and shoe drive Sunday for local families in need.

The giveaway was held at two Gallery Furniture store locations: 6006 North Freeway and 7227 West Grand Parkway.

The company collected toy and shoe donations that were distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.



Mattress Mack said Vans donated 7,000 pairs of shoes. Samsung and Sprint sponsored the event.

This is just the latest in a string of donations and giving from Mattress Mack. Since opening his stores' doors to help displaced Hurricane Harvey victims, Mattress Mack has surprised fans with World Series tickets and hosted a Thanksgiving feast for the community.

RELATED: Houston man with genetic disorder receives gift from Mattress Mack

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