BASSETT, Va., Oct. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSET), a leading manufacturer and marketer of high quality home furnishings, today announced it would donate 200 cribs to four organizations in the Houston area which were recently devastated by floods and hurricane damage.

The organizations include:  Montgomery Women's Center (Spring/Woodlands/Conroe), KISD Foundation (Katy), Gabriel Project (Midtown) and Bay Area Turning Point (Friendswood).

"This hurricane season has been particularly harsh in the United States and devastating to our friends and neighbors in Houston," said David Baker, Bassett's senior vice president of corporate retail.  "Families are struggling and this donation will help support individual families in need as they take their first steps on the road to recovery."

About Bassett Furniture

Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSET), is a leading manufacturer and marketer of high quality home furnishings. With 91 company- and licensee-owned stores, including four in the Houston area, Bassett has leveraged its strong brand name in furniture into a network of corporate and licensed stores that focus on providing consumers with a friendly environment for buying furniture and accessories. The most significant growth opportunity for Bassett continues to be the Company's dedicated retail store program. Bassett's retail strategy includes custom-built furniture that can be delivered quickly. The stores also feature the latest on-trend furniture styles, free in-home design visits, and coordinated decorating accessories. Bassett also has a traditional wholesale business with more than 700 accounts on the open market, across the United States and internationally.  For more information, visit the Company's website at (BSET-G)
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