Building more than just furniture together

Supporting Furniture Bank since 2019, IKEA’s substantial contributions, including furnishings, financial donations, and dedicated volunteers, have played a pivotal role in expanding our reach and impact. Below, we highlight the incredible achievements of IKEA volunteers who have gone above and beyond to make a meaningful difference. We sincerely appreciate IKEA’s multifaceted support and eagerly anticipate the continuation of our impactful partnership.

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Lifetime volunteer impact

Since 2019

Corporate Volunteering is a great way to make a difference in your community. IKEA has had a tremendous impact on the Toronto community through their support of Furniture Bank and our mission to end furniture poverty!

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Furniture Items
Families Supported

Restoring dignity and assembling dreams

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And make an impact with your team

Inspired by the positive change you’ve witnessed? Channel that enthusiasm into action! Plan a rewarding volunteer day for your team and make a lasting impact on your community. Let us guide you through the process—reach out to Tammy directly at [email protected], or click the button below to kickstart your journey toward a fulfilling volunteer experience!

IKEA May 30th, 2024

May 30th, 2024

9 Volunteers

38 Furniture items assembled

17 Families supported

IKEA’s People and Culture team came together to assemble essential furniture items at our downtown Toronto location. Thank you for helping us support those experiencing furniture poverty in our community!

IKEA May 3rd, 2024

May 3rd, 2024

19 Volunteers

58 Furniture items assembled

42 Families supported

IKEA’s Customer Fulfillment team did an amazing job assembling the items they donated, and even put together a few extra! They made a direct impact on individuals and families in need.

IKEA January 15th, 2024

January 15th, 2024

15 Volunteers

14 Furniture items assembled

3 Sleep Well kits

3 Families supported

9 Individuals supported

We had a great time with IKEA during their buildathon. They shopped for and assembled three bedrooms for children of different age groups. We are so grateful for our amazing partnership with IKEA and cannot wait to plan more events. 

IKEA December 5th, 2023

December 5th, 2023

18 Volunteers

30 Furniture items assembled

14 Families supported

We were thrilled to host IKEA Canada at our new location in Toronto’s east end for a buildathon! They did an amazing job building dressers and nightstands for families in need.

IKEA April 27th, 2023

April 27th, 2023

12 Volunteers

23 Furniture items refurbished

11 Families supported

Thank you IKEA! You did an amazing job refurbishing furniture in The Workshop and your contributions to Furniture Bank are greatly appreciated. 

Thank you IKEA homing heroes!

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Case Studies
Furniture Bank

IKEA’s Together for Earth Month

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

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Family picking up gifted Grusblad
Donating Goods
Furniture Bank

The Gift of Ikea Grusblad

122 Families receive the comfort of a new IKEA duvet! Melissa Mirowski (Head of Sustainability) and Annalee Sawiak, founder of Furniture Link Inc. organized a tour of the Furniture Bank

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Furniture Bank Superhero