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...

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...

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...

Client Story: Renee

20 year old Renee arrived at Furniture Bank with a big smile on her face and a ukulele case strapped to her back. She was smiling because she knew that today was going to be a special day. It was the day she would finally receive the furniture she needed to properly...