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The reality behind closed doors Visualizing the stories of furniture poverty At Furniture Bank, we see what furniture poverty looks like every day—children sleeping on nests of clothes on the
The picture itself isn’t real, but the reality is!
You changed a life! Your furniture helped create a home. Thank you for coming to learn more about the postcard you received! You made a tremendous difference to your neighbours
Where to Donate Clothes During COVID [in Toronto]
Full disclosure: As we write this, we are hopeful the lockdown will come to an end some time soon, so that the options for donating gently used clothing increase! Nevertheless,
Comparing Furniture Bank and Habitat ReStore
What’s the difference? Habitat ReStore Furniture Bank What’s the DIFFERENCE? We regularly are asked by supporters: “What are the differences and similarities between Furniture Bank and ReStore?” We were fortunate
Where to donate Baby Items [July 2021 Updated]
Do you have gently used baby items you don’t want to see end up in a landfill? Want to help support a new mom in need? Well, we couldn’t be
Alternative Options for Donations [July 2021 Updated]
via GIPHY via GIPHY Our main objective when receiving furniture donations is to look for essential items that can be distributed to the families we serve. This includes living room,
Self-care for Mental Health
We need to talk about mental welness. Mental health has a lot to do with our mission. How so? Having access to furniture provides comfort and security and turns an
34 sustainable alternatives for everyday living
via GIPHY via GIPHY Sustainability is the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level (source: Google). This means, in order for us to have nice things (a.k.a
Canadian Charity Sector – What the future holds?
Quick facts about the charity sector in Canada There are over 86,000 registered charities in Canada.* Did you know that the charitable and not-for-profit sector contributes an average of 8.1%
The UNIGNORABLE Tower – Furnished Edition
The #UNIGNORABLE Tower – Furnished Edition Table of Contents The tower is taller than ever in 2020 Toronto, with its beautiful skyline, is a prosperous and thriving city. However, the
How much does it cost to furnish an apartment?
How much does furniture cost for a new apartment? How much does it cost to furnish a house? Congrats on your new place! So you’ve found housing? A new apartment?
Long-term effects of rent supplements & mental health support service
SUMMARY OF RESEARCH Housing First is increasingly implemented for homeless adults with mental illness in large urban centres, but little is known about its long-term effectiveness. The At Home/Chez Soi