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Let's uncover the truth about how social enterprises, such as Furniture Bank, operate. Contrary to misconceptions, we're not conventional businesses. Our services aren't free, and we're not solely run by volunteers. Explore our unique model...

Our living spaces grow with us over time—filled with memories, moments…and lots of stuff. Furniture Bank offers a convenient pick-up service for donors who need assistance with furniture removal. In 2022, we successfully redistributed a...

Are you downsizing or clearing out a few pieces, maybe needing to get rid of furniture that doesn’t work for your space or no longer brings joy to your home? Why not donate them? While...

As life goes on, we sometimes find ourselves with surplus furniture that no longer serves our needs or matches our style. Whether it’s due to downsizing, redecorating, or simply decluttering, we often find ourselves at...

Furnishing an apartment on a budget can be hard—with a one bedroom apartment costing upwards of $8,000 to furnish—but there are ways to do it. All it takes is a little guidance, creativity and research....

Do you have furniture taking up space in your home that could be put to better use? Are you looking for an easy way to donate it rather than simply throwing it away? You’re in...

In recent years, Canada has witnessed a surge in the number of refugees seeking asylum due to war, political threats, and unfavourable living conditions in their home countries. In 2022, more than 100,000 Ukrainian refugees...

Are you looking to downsize your living space or declutter your home? Maybe you’re moving and don’t want to move bulky furniture. If so, consider donating them! Donating furniture can be a great way to...

Are you ready to get rid of that old couch that’s been collecting dust? While it may seem easier just to toss it in the garbage, or leave it on the curb, donating furniture can...

Every day, our dedicated Furniture Bank impact teams are hard at work completing pickups and deliveries. In 2022 alone, Furniture Bank successfully delivered an impressive 51,156 furniture items across the GTA. Each donated item holds...

The furniture industry has a huge impact on the environment in North America. In 2018, nearly 10 million tons of furniture was disposed of in landfills in the U.S. alone. Furniture shouldn’t end up in...

Categories: Impact – Environmental Furniture Bank July 12, 2023 Reuse in Canada Landscape Scan: When we think of reducing waste, we often think about recycling, composting, and reducing single-use items. However, another effective method that...

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