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Furniture Removal

Why our pickup service is not free of charge A lot of times people wonder: “You’re a charity, why are you charging me?” Good question. The simple answer is: We charge for our service to...

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!...

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...

A question we are asked almost daily is around the furnishing items – what we accept for donation and what we don’t – and why not. Our mission is to help marginalized and displaced individuals...

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...

After discussing with your siblings, you have finally decided that it is time to look for a new home for your aging parents. It has been a few years since you and your siblings have...

What do you do with 10, 20, 30 or even 40+ years of furniture, housewares, art, memorabilia, and even clothing? This problem can come up when you’re moving, downsizing or managing the estate of a...

HOW TO ORGANIZE THE PAPER CLUTTER BEFORE MOVING Credit: Downsizing Diva As you sit on your porch, you reminisce on the memories you have made in this house with your family. Now that your adult...

WHAT CAN I DO WHEN ITEMS WON’T FIT IN MY NEW PLACE? Credit: Downsizing Diva It has been over 20 since you have lived in your current home. With your children slowly moving out one...

Perhaps the last time you moved was 10 years ago or maybe longer. Moving is definitely not something we do on a regular basis. Many people have lived in the same home for 30, 40,...

Credit: Downsizing Diva Preparing for your move is hectic and there is just so much to remember to do. One minute you would be worrying about which moving company to hire, the next you might...

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