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The Impact of Donating Home Goods On June 15th, the Home Depot team, led by Denise Ferreira, rolled up their sleeves for a day of compassion and collaboration. Unable to attend the Furniture Bank in...

TORONTO, ON – Furniture Bank received a $104,300 Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to recover from the impacts of COVID-19 by scaling up their Indigenous-led Workshop by doubling equipment and employing...

Building Futures with The Workshop Did you know that Furniture Bank’s Workshop is a game-changer in breaking the cycle of furniture poverty? It’s all about providing meaningful work, training, and opportunities to IBPOC individuals in...

As I embark upon my 10th year with Furniture Bank and commemorate our 25 years of commitment to the community, I’m thrilled to look back on our successes and inspired about what we will be...

Digital Transformation in Charities Furniture Bank’s Story (so far) TITLE A how-to guide for generating AI photos Impact drove the process “As a university student, I really needed a desk to study at, a place...

Creating Circular Economy The relationship between IKEA and Furniture Bank started with a meeting between Melissa Barbosa (IKEA) and charity partner Annalee Sawiak (Furniture Link) back in 2019. By 2020 Furniture Bank in Toronto had...

Mattresses are a highly sought-after item for community members accessing a furniture bank. It’s probably the most important and requested item. In too many cases, the supply of mattresses does not match the demand. Through...

One snowy Tuesday in December of 2021, we received 10 boxes of housewares, among other great and sturdy furniture from our wonderful donors. These 10 boxes of pots and pans, utensils and silverware were collected...

Charities often lack the financial resources to invest in technology. So, when Matthew House Ottawa: Furniture Bank saw a chance to leverage a Salesforce customization dedicated to furniture bank operations, it jumped at the opportunity....

It goes without saying that 2020/2021 took a huge toll on everyone’s mental health. And though some things have changed, it’s still pretty overwhelming. Considering that mental health is still not something that may be...

We recently had the pleasure of working once again with Lina Risi from Postcardhomes, J&D A Division of Royal Lepage R.E. Svss. Lina has been supporting Furniture Bank for almost a decade now, whether attending...

We’d like to start off by saying how very grateful we are for our outstanding customers! At the end of the day, our customers are the ones who make it happen. They see a need...

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