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Client Impact: Francisca’s Story A Furniture Bank Impact Story Francisca* arrived in Canada from her native country Guatemala as a refugee, fleeing domestic violence from a previous marriage. Francisca was ready to begin rebuilding confidence,...

Tucked away in the southwest corner of Toronto proper, south Etobicoke is the home to Furniture Bank and a wide range of other organizations, green spaces and vibrant area residents. Also referred to as New...

Leg Up Employee Impact: Ali’s Story A Furniture Bank Impact Story Ali* began his employment at Furniture Bank through The Toronto Youth Corp and St. Christopher’s House. Like many Leg Up employees, he was facing...

Leg Up Employment Program Our warehouse on Connell Court doesn’t just house hundreds of pieces of quality home furnishings. It also houses the Leg Up Employment Program, a job training and education program that provides...

Recycling – a fantastic process whereby used materials are whisked away to be cleaned, processed and turned back into new items. Every one of us does our part – diligently separating the glass bottles, plastic...

Published by Veronica Zaretski Here at Furniture Bank, our services and operations revolve around clients. Nothing beats meeting a client for the first time and helping them pick out items that will later be used...

Client Impact Story: Kristina Back-to-school is a stressful time for any family but imagine not being able to provide even a desk, kitchen table or bed for your children? Unfortunately, this was a situation that...

Leaders at Furniture Bank have described their vision for the future as one where, “Furniture Bank is no longer needed”. In this vision, the ideal future for the community that Furniture Bank supports is one...

Furniture Bank is gradually becoming a household name. It’s becoming synonymous with the idea that if you have furniture that you no longer need and want to get rid of it, that you can donate...

Ngaripue’s Story Furniture Bank Impact Story At Furniture Bank, we believe in enriching lives through experiences. This was the case for Ngaripue, who had a dream of pursuing economics at a university level. She found...

Client Impact: Janet’s Story A Furniture Bank Impact Story Janet*, originally from Rwanda, had witnessed the loss of her husband, siblings, and three children due to conflict in her native country. Despite these heart-wrenching circumstances,...

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