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Creating Circular Economy The relationship between IKEA and Furniture Bank started with a meeting between Melissa Barbosa (IKEA) and charity partner Annalee Sawiak (Furniture Link) back in 2019. By 2020 Furniture Bank in Toronto had...

Charities often lack the financial resources to invest in technology. So, when Matthew House Ottawa: Furniture Bank saw a chance to leverage a Salesforce customization dedicated to furniture bank operations, it jumped at the opportunity....

The unique aspect of Matthew House Ottawa: Furniture Bank is that many of the people they help are part of its refugee program – where individuals and families are offered a place to stay until...

The new COVID world shifted how we operate and help families get the furniture they need, but it also changed how we share our struggles and wins. In an ideal situation, a group of us...

A Gathering of Furniture Banks A little background, Bill Lemke and I have spoken at length about creating a sustainable community to support furniture banks around North America. So in January, he kick-started a regional...

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 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...

A Mid-West Gathering Returning home to Toronto last Friday from my trip to Bowling Green, Ohio, I was excited to have had the opportunity to share and learn with a group of sister furniture banks....

A Mid-West Furniture Bank Gathering! Returning home to Toronto last Friday from my trip to Bowling Green, Ohio, I was excited to have had the opportunity to share and learn with a group of sister...

Furniture Bank this week announced a partnership with LIFT Philanthropy Partners, whose resources, expertise and pro bono partner network will help our social enterprise continue to grow over the next 18 months. As we strive...

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