Events

The Big Give is back October 10 through 11, 2017!

 

Make a financial donation to support the Furniture Bank beginning on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET, through Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. ET through this year’s Big Give. To participate, donate at the Columbus Foundation via our Giving Store page.
The general public may participate by using a major credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express), starting with a minimum gift of $20.The Columbus Foundation is covering the fee of 2.35% per credit card transaction, so 100 percent of donations will be directed to the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio.

The Columbus Foundation, its family of donors, and corporate partners are providing a $1.3 MILLION+ BONUS POOL for The Big Give. Donations received during the 26-hour rally will be eligible for bonus pool funds based on a pro rata basis. Everyone who gives will have their donation(s) amplified!

Columbus Foundation donors can make a donation using their Donor Advised Fund or Supporting Foundation starting at a minimum of $100, or $20 by using a major credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).

For more information on the Big Give, visit ColumbusFoundation.org

Big Hearts 2017

Big Hearts 2017 will be held on Friday September 8th at Strongwater Food and Spirits. We will eat, drink and be entertained while we learn about the Furniture Bank’s mission to provide furniture to stablize living situations for central Ohio families and individuals struggling with poverty and other severe life challenges. For more information contact MaryContinue Reading

2017 Bed Race Schedules

The race schedule is below. Make sure to view both pages by hovering over the page and clicking next. A downloadable version is available here.

2017 Bed Race Schedules

The race schedule is below. Make sure to view both pages by hovering over the page and clicking next. A downloadable version is available here.

Bed Race 2017: May 6th at Hollywood Casino

Early Bird Bed Race Prices through 3/31

The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio is excited to roll out this fun, family friendly event! All it takes is 5 people, 4 wheels, 1 twin bed and a little imagination. Get a bed (or rent one from us), decorate it and dress in family friendly costumes- then race at Hollywood Casino. Early Bird registrationContinue Reading

Columbus Green Purge- June 25th

Bring your donations to the Columbus Green Purge on June 25th at the Ohio History Center at 800 E 17th Ave from 8am to 2pm! Visit www.columbus.gov/greenpurge for more information

Big Hearts 2016- Friday September 9

Our annual fundraising event Big Hearts for Empty Houses will be on  September 9, 2016 at Strongwater Food and Spirits. Click here for more information.

Bed Race- May 21, 2016

          Thank you to all of our 18 teams, 90 racers, our sponsors Hollywood Casino Columbus, BMI Federal Credit Union and Schneider Downs and our nearly 150 donors that helped us to raise more than $14,000 for families this past weekend at our Bed Race! You can still donate through theContinue Reading

Store Grand Opening

Our grand opening weekend April 15th and 16th was a huge success. In the first two days the store did $50,000 in sales.