Impact Stories

Housing to Home – Meet Sophia

An Indigenous, single mom to eight boys, Sophia faced many barriers to get to where she is today. Here’s a glimpse of some of the obstacles she’s overcome to establish

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Meet Martin

Martin once had it all – a home in Toronto’s Beaches community, an acting career and two loving children. However, through a combination of personal struggles and circumstances beyond his

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Housing to Home – Meet Sarah

Sarah’s story is one shared by many Furniture Bank clients. It is one of displacement and trauma – but also of resilience and hope. Sarah’s story, which was captured as

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Funrniture Bank on CBC News

CBC News posted a nice 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

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Funrniture Bank on CP24

February 2nd, 2017 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

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Client Spotlight: Jessica

“Did I ever think I’d have two small children with another one on the way – and have no place to live? Not in a million years.” Relieved to be

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Funrniture Bank #ONTV

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

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Client Story: Renee

20 year old Renee arrived at Furniture Bank with a big smile on her face and a ukulele case strapped to her back. She was smiling because she knew that

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