Impact Stories


Francisca’s Story

Rebuilding confidence, security and stability for her family Francisca arrived in Canada from her native Guatemala as a refugee, fleeing domestic violence from a previous marriage and gripped in a

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Ali’s Story

Ali (full name withheld for privacy) came to us from St. Christopher’s House beginning in a role as a mover’s helper. Having experienced some trouble with the law, his life

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Kristina’s Story

Published by Veronica Zaretski Providing stability for her school-aged children Back-to-school is a stressful time for any family but imagine not being able to provide even a desk, kitchen table

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Ngaripue’s Story

Better living through experience Ngaripue has always wanted to study economics at the university level and she used Furniture Bank as a springboard towards reaching that goal. As both a

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Janet’s Story

When a little can provide so much It is easy for Canadians to lose sight of how much comfort we draw from the true basics in life. Janet was one

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