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Furniture Bank is a registered charity and social enterprise which redistributes gently used furniture and housewares from the community to families and individuals experiencing furniture poverty. Read more about us.
To cover the cost of the pickup, our competitive furniture removal pricing starts at $150.00 and is based on the size of your items and number of pieces. As a charitable service, we don’t charge HST on our pickups and you will receive a charitable tax receipt for the value of your items. Request a pickup today for your free estimate.
The funds collected from the fees we charge for our removal services go back into the organization to support our mission of ending furniture poverty.
These fees allow us to put our trucks on the road, maintain our warehouse space, and provide gently used furniture to families in need. When you pay our competitive rates for our professional removal services, you are diverting furniture from the landfill and helping make a house a home.
As a bonus, we provide you with a charitable tax receipt for your contribution.
Safety is our number one priority – not only for our employees, but for you as well. How are we following COVID-19 protocols?
Furniture Bank supports marginalized and displaced families and individuals experiencing furniture poverty. The furniture we receive goes directly to the families we serve and helps provide them with the dignity and security that comes with having a furnished home. See how it works.
Our mission is to provide individuals and families experiencing furniture poverty with the essential items needed to create a home, such as chairs, tables, sofas, dressers, and housewares. Read a full list of what we accept.
We offer an in-home furniture removal service as well as distanced pickup.
Read about our COVID-19 procedure for distanced pickup.
We will give you a charitable tax receipt for the value of the furniture items you provide. You can claim the charitable receipt as a donation and can expect to see a return on your taxes. Contact our team for information.
From 2015-2019 we distributed 82% of the furniture donations received to families in need. Read about how we assess furniture to ensure families are receiving items in safe and functionable condition.