Businessman Jim McIngvale rarely uses Twitter, but when he does, it's to announce that his two furniture stores are open for Hurricane Harvey victims.
McIngvale, owner of the Texas-based Gallery Furniture chain, is making headlines for his selfless act amid the Category 4 Hurricane that left behind disastrous floods and thousands of people displaced in Texas.
Just two days after the catastrophe, McIngvale announced on social media that his stores and warehouses in Northside and Uptown will be open as shelters for those in need.
Known as Mattress Mack, the 66-year-old man explained to ABC News that his main priority was to take care of the people in his community.
"We said to hell with profits. We're just gonna take care of the people," he said. "That's the right thing to do. That's the way I was brought up."
In addition to his heroic deed, Mattress Mack is using his largest moving trucks to rescue people displaced by the flooding, providing shelter for animals, and offering food for the victims.
He's clearly a hero without a cape, but according to an interview with CBS News, he's not. "The heroes are these people who have been flooded out," he said.
"The heroes are the Gallery Furniture employees who are unsinkable. The heroes are the entire community. Forget Democrat, Republican, Left, Right, they're all coming together in the spirit of solidarity. We're Texans and we're about helping each other," he added.
This is not the first time he opens his business' stores to the community. He did the same after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Although opening his doors to victims is costing him about $32,000 a day, Mattress Mack has one rule in life: "Service above self."
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