Volunteer Profile – Diane Anger

Client services volunteer Diane Anger shares how she came to Furniture Bank – and why she continues to share her time and talent. “Many years ago, I attended the grand opening of the Furniture Bank ‘s new showroom in Etobicoke. I was impressed and decided that I...

Volunteer Profile: Anne G

A retired educator, Anne Georgas has been volunteering in client services since November 2017. Below she shares why she joined the ‘family’, and what brings her back every week. In researching organizations to support through volunteering, Furniture Bank quickly rose...

Volunteer Profile: Rashmika Wichlinski

A recent immigrant from South Africa, Rashmika Wichlinski heard about Furniture Bank at a job fair. After learning that our Finance Team needed support, she saw an opportunity to share her background in finance and gain additional work experience, while giving back to...

Volunteer Profile Mamta Bahl

Volunteer Profile • Mamta Bahl   A RE/MAX franchise owner, Mamta Bahl began volunteering at Furniture Bank six months ago. In the summer of 2018, Mamta and her team were scheduled to volunteer for a morning on the floor helping clients select their furniture. Due...

Volunteer Profile: Jean Guy T

From the time he was very young, woodworking has been a passion of Jean-Guy (John) Therrien. Upon retiring from 35 years in the telecommunication installation field, which allowed him to travel the world and across Canada, Jean-Guy started a small business doing minor...

Volunteer Profile • Lena

  Volunteer Profile • Lena Bowman After leaving the corporate sector, Lena Bowman wanted to fill some of her time with volunteer work and to give back to the community. Around the same time, she was looking to donate some furniture she was no longer using and a...