Deseret Industries thrift store now open on FM 1960 in Cy-Fair

Desert Industries opened April 15. (Courtesy Desert Industries)
Desert Industries opened April 15. (Courtesy Desert Industries)

Desert Industries opened April 15. (Courtesy Desert Industries)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened a new location of Deseret Industries thrift store and donation center April 15 at 8625 FM 1960, Houston, near Hwy. 249 where Sports Authority was formerly located. Officials said the store carries a variety of products for the home and family.

Deseret Industries provides job training and career help for local community members through career and technical education and business partnerships. Employment resources services and development counseling services are available on-site.


The organization also partners with community agencies to assist others. Items not sold in-store are sent off for humanitarian relief.

The store has more than 40 locations in the western part of the U.S., and this is the first Texas location. 346-214-7453. www.deseretindustries.org/locations/2172488
By Danica Lloyd

Editor, Cy-Fair

Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in 2016. As editor, she continues to cover local government, education, health care, real estate, development, business and transportation in Cy-Fair. Her experience prior to CI includes studying at the Washington Journalism Center and interning at a startup incubator in D.C., serving as editor-in-chief of Union University's student magazine and online newspaper, reporting for The Jackson Sun and freelancing for other publications in Arkansas and Tennessee.