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Give your furniture
a second chance

Furniture Removal Service

IKEA has partnered with Furniture Bank for convenient, easy and socially responsible furniture removal offering for your pre-loved unwanted furnishings. 

Need something else? See Furniture Bank’s other services.

Furniture Bank helps you give your pre-loved furniture a second chance.

Have furniture you no longer need? – we make sure that it will be transferred to a family in need.

About Furniture Bank

We change lives by providing furniture and housewares to people experiencing poverty or displacement.

Our clients include women and children leaving shelters, the formerly homeless, and newcomers and refugees to Canada.

Revenues generated through our furniture removal service, which is run as a social enterprise, funds our charitable activities as we work to end furniture poverty – one sofa and one family at a time.

Why do we charge for the pickup service?

Items removed

Our most common furniture removal requests.

MATTRESSES

IKEA Sofa Take Back

SOFAS

Click the link below to access Furniture Banks mattress and sofa removal service for 

IKEA customers

Do you have any other items you want us to take?

Here's a list of furnishing items that are considered essential:

Living room essentials

  • Area Rugs
  • Artwork
  • Bookshelves
  • Arm Chair
  • Coffee Table
  • Desk & Chair
  • Floor Lamps
  • Mirror
  • Rug
  • Side Tables
  • Sofa
  • TV Stand

Kitchen essentials

  • Dining Set w Chairs
  • Kitchen storage
  • Small Appliances
  • Cookware & Utensils
  • Pots and Pans
  • Serving dishes
  • Kitchen tools 

Bedroom essentials

  • Mattress
  • Bed frame / Platform
  • Dresser
  • Nightstand 
  • Table light
  • Area Rug

How it WORKS

Generous clients hire our team to come and pick up their gently used furniture. (distanced pickup available)

Families in need are referred to us and work with our volunteers to choose their next home furnishings.

You feel great for making a difference in a family’s life, helping the environment and giving your furniture a second chance. You will also receive a tax receipt for your donation.

See why others love using Furniture Bank

Help those in your community

A house is not a home without furniture

When you give your gently-used furniture to Furniture Bank, you are the start of a chain reaction of kindness and compassion. Revenues generated from our furniture removal service are reinvested in the charity, allowing us to help even more families escape furniture poverty.

Watch this video to see what it means to a family to receive ‘new’ furnishings for their home and a fresh start in life.

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Furniture Bank is a not for profit charity as well as a social enterprise. READ MORE.

The simple answer is: We charge for our service to sustain the organization. READ MORE.

Safety is our number one priority, not only for our employees but for our donors as well. READ MORE.

Furniture Bank supports marginalized and displaced families and individuals experiencing furniture poverty. READ MORE.

The answer is quite simple: gently used items that we consider essential when furnishing a home. READ MORE.

We offer an in-home furniture removal service as well as distanced pickup. READ MORE.

You can claim the charitable receipt as a donation and can expect to see a return on your taxes. READ MORE.

From 2015-2019 we have distributed 82% of the furniture donations received to families in need. READ MORE. 

Our hours of operation for our pickup and removal service are between 8 am and 2 pm.  Read more HERE. 

Give your furniture a second chance with Furniture Bank