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Columbus Green Purge- June 25th

Posted on June 13, 2016

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

Posted on May 25, 2016

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

Bed Race- May 21, 2016

Posted on 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 the …

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Store Grand Opening

Posted on April 15, 2016

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

FIRST LOOK: Furniture Bank’s social enterprise thrift store opens Friday

Posted on April 13, 2016

The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio is ready to take the wraps off its first social enterprise thrift store. Furniture with a Heart opens Friday at 2165 Morse Road in Columbus. The nonprofit has converted an old Rite Rug Co. store into a shop that will sell all kinds of items for the home, including …

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Nonprofit adds retail component

Posted on March 29, 2016

Officials with the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio want to start selling sofas and coffee tables and recliners in order to keep giving away sofas and coffee tables and recliners. It’s called “social enterprise,” and it’s what nonprofit organizations have to do these days to survive, according to Steve Votaw, president of the Furniture Bank …

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