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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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Thursday April 28th Volunteer Day

Posted on March 3, 2016

Come down to our woodshop to volunteer on Thursday April 28, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm! Volunteers will be assembling furniture and painting. Closed toed shoes are required. Volunteers under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Space is limited to 25 volunteers- so sign up today!

Saturday April 23rd Volunteer Day

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Come down to our woodshop and volunteer on Saturday April 23, 2016 from 9am to 12pm! Volunteers will be assembling furniture and painting. Closed toed shoes are required. Volunteers under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Space is limited to 25 volunteers- so sign up today!

Thrift Store Jobs

Posted on March 2, 2016

We are hiring Customer Service Associates and Merchandise Processors for our Furniture with a Heart thrift store! Customer Service Associate Furniture with a Heart, a new thrift store opening on Morse Road is looking for customer service oriented associates to: provide excellent customer service maintain a clean, safe environment restock sales floor as needed professionally …

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Register a Team for the Annual Furniture Bank of Central Ohio Bed Race

Posted on January 15, 2016

Join the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio in helping turn empty houses into homes for local families and individuals by raising funds in our 2018 Bed Race! This year the Bed Race is extra special as we celebrate the Furniture Bank’s 20th birthday! Teams decorate and race beds at at Hollywood Casino while in fun costumes …

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Council Variance Approved!

Posted on January 12, 2016

On  Monday January 11th Columbus City Council approved the variances needed for us to open the Thrift Store on Morse Road! We expect to get the keys to the building on Wednesday and start renovating! We are planning for an April opening date- but you know how construction goes. Stay tuned for updates and more …

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Christmas Hours

Posted on December 21, 2015

The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio will be closed on Thursday December 24th and Friday, December 25th so that our employees and volunteers can celebrate the holiday with their families. We will re-open for normal business hours on Monday December 28th. Thank you for your understanding and patience.  Merry Christmas!