Events

Thanksgiving Hours

The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th so that our employees and volunteers can celebrate the holiday with their families. Thank you for your understanding and patience.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Big Hearts 2013 – What a Night!

Presenting sponsor Big Lots promised that our annual “Big Hearts for Empty Houses” event would be “BIG” again this year, and it did not disappoint. More than 700 people joined Big Lots, the Furniture Bank board and staff on Friday, May 3rd at the LC Pavilion in the Arena District to enjoy a truly greatContinue Reading

Chase Away Those Post Super Bowl Blues With the German Village Pub Quiz!

German Village Pub Quiz! Sunday, February 10, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Club 185 (@ Corner of Mohawk and Livingston) $10 Entry Fee Benefits the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio! *** Study hard–this quiz is no cinch! Hope you can make it to Club 185 for some good clean fun while supporting our mission to turn emptyContinue Reading

Furniture Auctions are Now ALL Online

For the past several years, we have staged a fun and exciting live furniture auction every February. For the many dedicated fans of that event and other “live” furniture sales, please note that we will no longer host live auctions. All of our furniture sales will now take place online. While the February auction was certainly a big deal, it onlyContinue Reading

Tables for Thanksgiving Wrap-Up!

The title says “wrap-up” but it could just as easily say “stuffing” instead. Why? We enjoyed a historically terrific response to our Tables for Thanksgiving program this year, stuffing our warehouse with good stuff for families! We could go on and on, but let’s just get to the good part: Tables for Thanksgiving 2012-By theContinue Reading

Tag Sale a Success!

We’ve been so busy with “Tables for Thanksgiving” around here we forgot to follow up on our November 10 Tag Sale. Special thanks goes to all of the volunteers who helped set up the sale, including those from BMW Financial Services. We couldn’t have done it without your help! After the receipts were all tallied up, the salesContinue Reading

Tables for Thanksgiving Crushes Goal!

When we kicked off this year’s “Tables for Thanksgiving” event, we set out to make 500 tables between October 1 and Thanksgiving Day. To be honest, it sounded a little crazy. Five hundred tables? Really? Well, we did it. Actually, YOU did it. Yes, you–the talented and generous volunteers and donors of Columbus. You madeContinue Reading

These Donations are a Big Deal–Check it Out!

We are very keen on partnerships. We love a win-win situation. Even better is a win-win-win: we win, our partner organization wins, and our client families win! We have been enjoying a couple of these partnerships recently. First, our friends at Environmental Reclaim, LLC held an e-waste collection near our warehouse by Rickenbacker Airport. TheContinue Reading

Tables for Thanksgiving Goal in Sight

Tables for Thanksgiving is rolling along as we head into November. Our audacious goal of assembling 500 tables between October 1 and Thanksgiving Day is within our reach. The folks from BMW Financial Services pictured at left got the event kicked off by making the first table. Since then, we’ve made over 300 more! BMW volunteers haveContinue Reading

Tables for Thanksgiving: Three Easy Ways to Participate!

Once again we invite the community to participate in our annual “Tables for Thanksgiving” event. From October 1 through November 21, the Furniture Bank is seeking volunteers to build tables and collect housewares and other donations for area families in need. Find out how you can help below!     Volunteer in our Workshop Our firstContinue Reading