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Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

Sarah’s story is one shared by many Furniture Bank clients. It is one of displacement and trauma – but also of resilience and hope. Sarah's story, which was captured as part of a special project, highlights the power of furniture. Imagine being unexpectedly uprooted from the life you’ve planned...

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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 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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Client StoriesVideosWhat's New
sarah
Meet Sarah

Meet Sarah

Sarah’s story is one shared by many Furniture Bank clients. It is one of displacement and trauma – but also of resilience and hope. Sarah's story, which was captured as part of a special project, highlights the power of furniture. Imagine being unexpectedly uprooted from the life you’ve planned...

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Furniture Bank makes houses into homes for families in need – The Star

Furniture Bank makes houses into homes for families in need – The Star

The Star cover stories from former Furniture Bank clients. Read the article below or access The Star's original post by clicking this link. Furniture Bank makes houses into homes for families in need By TAMAR HARRIS - The Star Staff Reporter Mon., Feb. 19, 2018 Martin's Story A townhouse with...

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Client Spotlight: JESSICA

Client Spotlight: JESSICA

“Did I ever think I’d have two small children with another one on the way - and have no place to live? Not in a million years.” Relieved to be given priority housing, this young mother is clear about what made her apartment more than four walls. “When your place is empty, you feel empty. I’m...

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