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Categories: Impact – Environmental Furniture Bank July 12, 2023 Reuse in Canada Landscape Scan: When we think of reducing waste, we often think about recycling, composting, and reducing single-use items. However, another effective method that...

Exploring AI in the charitable sector With the huge range of new generative AI tools available to charities like Furniture Bank, we wanted to explore and test their capabilities before training to identify if they...

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...

Clearing out a family home can be challenging. It’s a time to reflect on all the memories made in the house, and it can be difficult, emotional and overwhelming to decide what to do with...

By Heather Simpson & Dan Kershaw There was some news in the world of social impact yesterday as the Social Finance Fund came one step closer to reality with the announcement of the wholesalers –...

A commitment to ethical innovation At Furniture Bank, our mission is to break the cycle of furniture poverty in Canada by providing essential furniture and household goods to individuals and families emerging from the crisis....

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...

The reality behind closed doors Visualizing the stories of furniture poverty At Furniture Bank, we see what furniture poverty looks like every day—children sleeping on nests of clothes on the floor, families eating dinner off...

The Picture Isn’t Real, The Reality Is This is furniture poverty Avoiding “Poverty Porn” Many charities lean on “hard-hitting” photos used to shock donors into giving. For more than 40 years, charities have relied on...