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COVID-19

Posted on March 13, 2020

Updated 3/30/20 The health, well-being, and safety of our families served, donors, volunteers, and staff is our top focus. We are diligently monitoring the spread and impact of COVID-19 virus and following the advice of Federal, State and Local government health officials. Please know that we will be making regular adjustments to our services, operations, …

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Communications Coordinator ShareCorps VISTA Member

Posted on March 1, 2020

Communications Coordinator ShareCorps VISTA Member The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio is hiring a full time Communications Coordinator AmeriCorps VISTA Member through the Ohio Association of Foodbanks ShareCorps program. What is AmeriCorps VISTA? From the AmeriCorps VISTA website: “AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members bring their passion and perseverance where the need is …

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President’s Message-Winter

Posted on February 7, 2020

Here at the Furniture Bank we are really looking forward to 2020 and hopeful for the opportunities that it will bring to help more central Ohio individuals and families challenged by the effects of poverty.For us this means having enough essential furniture (sofas, tables and chairs, beds, dressers) to give to families in need with …

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Items we accept

Posted on January 31, 2020

If it’s in your home, chances are we can take it if it meets our donation standards. To qualify for a free or priority pickup, you must have an essential item listed below.Standard Free Pickups are limited to roughly 10 furniture items, and we offer Bulk and Cleanout services for larger pickups.Dropoffs are always welcomed at our …

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President’s Message – Autumn

Posted on October 2, 2019

  Our series on strategic partnerships wraps up with this issue as we highlight our long standing relationships with the Woodworkers of Central Ohio (WOCO) and Sauder Woodworking. WOCO volunteers answered the Furniture Bank’s call for help to meet the need to increase dresser production for families impacted by poverty and living in empty or …

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Day to Dream 2019

Posted on August 20, 2019

The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio and Morris Home Furniture presented the second annual Day to Dream Columbus on Saturday, July 27th.  The purpose for this local event is to shed light on the all too common struggles of lower-income families- not all children have beds to be tucked in at night. This year’s partners …

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Partnerships

Posted on July 29, 2019

In the Spring issue of Red Chair Times we focused on the increasing importance of strategic partnerships to nonprofit organizations’ efforts to help strengthen their missions. These partnerships also can maximize the strengths of the partners to address issues, challenges or opportunities in a collaborative and mutually beneficial manner. Strategic partnerships are integral to the …

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Furniture Mover/Driver Position

Posted on June 5, 2019

Job Type: Full-time Salary: $13.00 to $16.50 /hour ($27,040 to $34,320 per year) Requirements: Valid Driver License (CDL not required) GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITIONThis position requires excellent customer service and is responsible for all aspects of delivering furniture including loading, unloading, and driving of 16′ box trucks. Apply now! ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Must complete …

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