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It’s inspiring to see the impact a day of volunteering can have on an individual’s life. Especially when that volunteer’s experience truly hits close to home. In this blog post, Softchoice volunteers Shane, Andrew and...

What Will Your Group Volunteer Moment Be? Since 2012, we’ve hosted close to 200 corporate volunteer groups. That’s the equivalent of over 1,000 corporate volunteers who’ve come through our doors to lend our clients a...

I have always been drawn to organizations whose mission is rooted in social action; the attraction comes from the fact that people are at the heart of such organizations rather than the bottom line. That’s...

Carlo and his supervisor Rick have been moving furniture together for years… Furniture Bank has evolved in many ways over the past decade. While these changes and improvements have greatly increased our ability to help...

Iris and Peter … Dedicated Volunteers at Furniture Bank In their Words … It all began early last year in 2013 when we read about Furniture Bank in the Etobicoke Guardian. We were very moved...

Go Project July 31 and August 1st Rana Eissa (16): “I appreciate the gift that this organisation is giving the community and I’m thankful that they allowed us to experience it with them.”Rachel Mack (17):...

It started with a few tears and ended with many smiles… Our friends from RBC came in for another day of volunteering this week. This group of “regulars” volunteer with us every 6 weeks, helping...

We are often asked by people who haven’t heard about Furniture Bank: what is a Furniture Bank? why do Furniture Banks matter? how does a Furniture Bank really impact people? what real difference does furniture...

Necessity is indeed the mother of invention… As it was a necessity that has brought me to where I am today. This is my journey… I have over 20 years working and volunteer in the...

Many hands make light work… Friday before the Canada Day long weekend our friends from Mackenzie Investments were back to spend the morning volunteering at Furniture Bank. It was awesome to see both old and...

What started as a day of volunteering quickly turned into a newly painted workshop! Once a month a group of members from the Greater Toronto Apartment Association (GTAA) volunteer at Furniture Bank as showroom guides...

Andrew Chung may be a digital marketing whiz by profession but he’s also no stranger to the non-profit sector. Andrew has generously donated thousands of hours to helping various non-profit causes in and around the...

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