Items we accept

Your used furniture will change a life.

Changing lives – one sofa at a time

Our mission is to help marginalized and displaced families and individuals escape furniture poverty. Our goal is to give them a helping hand as they get back on their feet and regain stability. By sharing your gently-used furniture, you will tangibly change the life of a neighbour in need.

Here are three things we consider when evaluating a possible donation:

Is the item in good condition? All donated items MUST be in good, useable condition – free from stains, tears, odors or major damage.

Is the piece free-standing and shorter than 6′? In the large majority of cases, our clients are moving into smaller apartments. Many also do not own tools. We want to make it as easy as possible for them to move in, set up and get back on their feet with furniture that will fit their units and does not need assembly.

Is it something our families need? While we’d love to accept all donations, our mission is to provide our clients with the essential items needed to create a home, such as chairs, tables, sofas, dressers, and housewares

Items We Accept

Dining & Living Room furniture
  • Chairs
  • Tables
  • End tables
  • Credenzas
  • Book shelves (no taller than 6 feet)
  • Sofas & couches
Bedroom furniture
  • Dressers
  • Night tables
  • Desks (no larger than 4 feet)
  • Linens
  • Beds. We accept gently-used mattresses (free of stains or tears), box spring, and metal castor rails which allow beds to be elevated from the ground. 
Electronics
  • Flat screen TVs of any size
  • Tube style TVs (screen must be no larger than 32 inches)
  • DVD/VCR Players
  • Stereos & radios
  • Electric fans and space heaters
  • Small kitchen appliances
Housewares, kitchen items and home decor
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Kitchen tables
  • Cookware
  • Bakeware
  • Cutlery
  • Tableware
  • Artwork
  • Rugs (no larger than 8 x 11 feet)
Clothing / Textiles*
  • Clothing
  • Purses
  • Hats
  • Footwear
  • Accessories
  • Curtains
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • Towels
  • Sheets
  • Linens
  • Draperies

Please pack clothing and linens in regular-sized garbage bags. *These items are forwarded to our partners at Diabetes Canada.

WE DO NOT ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
  • Major appliances (e.g. stoves, fridges, dishwashers, washers & dryers)
  • Console TVs
  • Floor model TVs
  • Tube style TVs with screens larger than 32 inches
  • Power tools
  • Sports & exercise equipment
  • BBQs
  • Patio furniture
  • Broadloom carpets
  • Rugs and carpets larger than 8 x 11 ft
  • Wooden bedframes
  • Headboards / foot boards
  • Trundle beds
  • Day beds
  • Desks longer than 4 feet
  • ‘L shaped’ desks
  • Any standing units taller than 6 feet
  • Sofas longer than 7 feet
  • Sofa beds or futons longer than 6 feet
  • Baby items and toys
  • Books
  • Musical instruments
  • Sewing machines
  • Window blinds
  • Mobility items (walkers, wheelchairs, bathroom assistance equipment)
  • Marble items
  • Vanities

For a list of organizations which might accept items we cannot, click here.

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