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Polysleep Donation Furniture Bank was thrilled to receive 100 new mattresses from Polysleep to support City of Toronto and Furniture Bank rapid housing projects during the 2020 health crisis. The in-kind donation helps provide the...

179 Social Enterprise Heroes in April On April 6th we launched our NEW distanced furniture removal service to collect donated household goods. A big thank you to the 179 homes in Toronto and neighbouring cities!...

We’ve all been advised to stand 2 metres apart from others to lower our risk of getting infected with the coronavirus. As CNN explains: The “2 metre” rule comes from studies of respiratory physiology, said...

You can help families set up homes so that they can quarantine successfully from your own home today.   Dear Partners and Friends, As a long-time supporter of Furniture Bank and someone who cares deeply...

DONATE FURNITURE IN TORONTO SAFELY: CANADA’S FIRST DISTANCED FURNITURE REMOVAL SERVICE Since March 17th, 2020, our facility has been closed and our team has been working hard remotely in order to do our part to...

Seeking safe solutions for donors and families. Canada’s First Distanced Furniture Removal Service! Seeking safe solutions for the community in homes to help those without them. Today, not 24 hours after pausing operations, we have...

Furniture Bank has found a great way to visualize how to express the impact of in-kind donations to corporate and community partners. As long as you are capturing the items you are collecting and the...

The last 45 days the amazing volunteers of VIZ FOR SOCIAL GOOD worked with our impact datasets to tell stories about Furniture Bank. Designers from Japan, India, USA, UK, Singapore, Ireland, and of course Canada...

Introducing Redwood Furniture Bank Furniture Bank is excited to share the news that it is supporting the creation of a new furniture bank in Barrie – The Redwood Furniture Bank. Operated by Redwood Park Communities,...

A question we are often asked is whether Furniture Bank refinishes or reupholsters furniture. The short answer is, “Yes, but not for the public.” (Yet) Furniture Bank redistributes gently-used furniture and housewares generously given to...

A Warm Welcome On a recent vacation, our Executive Director took the opportunity to visit our sister Furniture Bank in Ottawa (FBO). Dan met with FBO Executive Director Allan Ressor-McDowell and Program Director David...

When you give your gently-used furniture to Furniture Bank, you are the start of a chain reaction of kindness and compassion. Watch this video to see what it means to a family to receive ‘new’...

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