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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...

What is The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Pclwpj1m8M A day for all Canadians to recognize and commemerate the legacy of residential schools  A day to grieve the lost children & honour survivors  Why...

Three mains pillars of Furniture Bank are: Ending furniture poverty (since 1998!). Read more on who we support HERE Supporting circular economy by diverting furniture from landfills Providing work experience, training & skills to youth,...

Afghanistan refugees are starting to arrive in Canada, and we are ready to help them rebuild their lives. We are Furniture Bank, located in Toronto and a member of the Furniture Bank Network across Canada....