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We’re very sad to report that our fleet of trucks were the target of an incident of vandalism and theft this past weekend, rendering the majority of them immobile.   Our trucks are on the road Monday to Friday, collecting gently used furniture donations across the GTA, and transferring...

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Volunteer Profile: Anne G

Volunteer Profile: Anne G

A retired educator, Anne Georgas has been volunteering in client services since November 2017. Below she shares why she joined the ‘family’, and what brings her back every week. In researching organizations to support through volunteering, Furniture Bank quickly rose to the top of my list....

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Meet Sharyn

Meet Sharyn

Millions of Canadians live with mental illness. For those with few supports, the effects can be devastating. After experiencing a brief psychotic episode five years ago, Sharyn lost custody of her four children. Her life was forever-changed. Sharyn’s story, which was captured as part of...

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Meet Sophia

Meet Sophia

An Indigenous, single mom to eight boys, Sophia faced many barriers to get to where she is today. Here's a glimpse of some of the obstacles she's overcome to establish a new home for her family. Sophia’s story, which was captured as part of our House to Home program, highlights the...

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Meet Martin

Meet Martin

Martin once had it all – a home in Toronto’s Beaches community, an acting career and two loving children. However, through a combination of personal struggles and circumstances beyond his control, the home that once housed his family was taken away from him. “I was physically removed from my...

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