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Day to Dream

Posted on May 20, 2019

Furniture Bank and Morris Furniture Company proudly debuted Day to Dream Columbus on October 19th 2018 where 50 local children received new beds and mattresses. The goal was to help ease the struggles of living without one of the most basic needs—a bed—and to raise awareness about the need for beds for children. This year …

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Easton Change for Charity

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Furniture Bank Named a 2019 Easton Change for Charity Partner! Did you know that every coin dropped into a parking meter and every paid parking ticket at Easton helps fund local charities? Each year over the past 20 years, Easton Town Center and the Easton Community Foundation have selected six youth and family-focused organizations to partner with as …

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2019 Bed Race Winners

Posted on May 15, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 Bed Race Winners: Just For Fun Division 1st place: Schneider Downs          2nd Place: Groves Gold Congratulations to our 2019 Bed Race Winners: Competitive Division                                               …

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2019 Bed Race Schedules

Posted on April 30, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 Bed Race schedules! The Bed Race will be held rain or shine, so bring your umbrellas and rain boots if necessary! Tents are welcome in the spectator area (click for map. Check-In– 8:45am to 9:30am Practice Races– 8:45am to 9:30am Bed Decorating (for private beds)- 8:45 am to 9:30 am Team …

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Just for Fun Division

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In the Just for Fun Division, we have eight teams racing in two groups- Pool F and G. The winner of Pool F and G will face head to head in the Just for Fun Division Championship in race #60. The winner will be determined by pool play record and in the event of a …

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Pool A- Competitive

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Pool A winner advances to Race #56 to face wildcard team #1 from Pool D and E. Race # Lane # 1 Lane # 2 1 A.D.I.D.A.S vs. Drowsy Drainers 2 KPMG – Dream Team vs. The KPMG Motors 11 A.D.I.D.A.S vs. KPMG – Dream Team 12 Drowsy Drainers vs. Pipe Dreamers 21 Drowsy Drainers …

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Competitive Division

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In the Competitive Division, teams are split between five groups A through E. Groups A and B have 5 teams who will race four times. Groups C, D, and E have four teams who will race three times. Team Group A.D.I.D.A.S- All Day I Dream About Storms A Adept Marketing C Bye C Death Star …

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Thank You Kiwanis Club of Columbus

Posted on March 29, 2019

The Furniture Bank recently received a generous grant from the Kiwanis Club of Columbus toward the Safe Sleep Program. The grant funds will enable the Furniture Bank to distribute safe sleep kits to infants and their families that gives them tools necessary to implement best practices for reducing sleep related deaths. Central Ohio’s infant mortality …

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Knock Out Poverty

Posted on March 6, 2019

We need YOU to help us Knock Out Poverty! The time to Knock Out Poverty in centra Ohio is NOW! Your online donation to the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio at knockoutpoverty.org can help us win a portion of the $200,000 prize pool at stake in United Way of Central Ohio’s friendly bracket challenge, Knock …

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Diamond’s Story

Posted on February 28, 2019

Diamond’s Story Diamond, seven months pregnant, has been sleeping on the hard floor during her entire pregnancy. She already has two small children and lives on a very modest income. Needing furniture, especially beds for the children and herself to make the rest of her pregnancy easier, Diamond and her family came to the Furniture …

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