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How to operate a furniture bank?

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...

Mattresses are a highly sought-after item for community members accessing a furniture bank. It’s probably the most important and requested item. In too many cases, the supply of mattresses does not match the demand. Through...

We have been working with different charities about adopting our platform to support their own operations. Known as the FB Support Service model it has a range of features and benefits which we will expand...

Read the article below or access Toronto Guardian’s original post by clicking this link. Furniture Bank is celebrating 20 years helping the community By JOEL LEVY – Toronto Guardian Tue., Feb. 20, 2018 This year,...

The Star cover stories from former Furniture Bank clients. Read the article below or access The Star’s original post by clicking this link. Furniture Bank makes houses into homes for families in need By TAMAR...

CBC News posted an article about Furniture Bank, how it operates, what is needed and how you can help. Read the article below or access CBC’s original post by clicking this link. A Toronto furniture...

CP24 hosts Sister Anne Schenck, Founder, and Dan Kershaw, Executive Director, speak about the humble beginnings of Furniture Bank as it turns 20 years old.   You too can help fellow Canadian families by donating...

A future with Toronto’s Furniture Bank Read the original article on the Toronto Sun’s website here. Toronto’s famous Furniture Bank celebrates 20 years of giving people a sense of home. Founded in 1998, Furniture Bank...

FURNITURE BANK #ONTV Nov 19, 2017 Host Val Cole interviews Dan Kershaw, Executive Director of Furniture Bank. Find out how your used furniture can change a life and the model of social enterprise behind the...

Making a Difference on Global News MELANIE MCMULLEN, JUNIOR WORKSHOP TRAINER “I restore anywhere from five to 10 pieces a day … I think that sometimes if the people saw the way it looks when...

INSIDE FURNITURE BANK’S SECOND HOME 25 Connell Court has been Furniture Bank’s home since 2012. However, our journey starts years ago and passed through two other Toronto addresses before settling in south Etobicoke. In the...

  1 Year Anniversary of Keep on Truckin’ One year ago (almost to the day) the majority of out truck fleet was hit by vandalism and theft putting Furniture Bank at risk of not being...

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