• Turning Sweat to Sweet Dreams: The Furniture Bank Bed Race and 5K Benefits Recently Homeless

    Turning Sweat to Sweet Dreams: The Furniture Bank Bed Race and 5K Benefits Recently Homeless Fifth Annual Event Features Chipped 5K   ATLANTA – September 30, 2015 – The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta is asking Metro Atlantans to get out of bed early on Saturday, October 10, so that others might have a bed to […]

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  • Takin’ it to the streets

    VIDEO: On Wednesday September 9, we took to the streets of Buckhead to promote the 2015 Bed Race and 5k…thank you, Fox5 Atlanta and Andi Larner for the coverage!!  

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  • Homeless to Hopeful

    WATCH VIDEO: HOMELESS TO HOPEFUL (People 2 People on WSB-TV) “You have a lot of people that if they had a chance, just somebody to give them a chance, they’d be OK. That’s what happened to me. Somebody gave me a chance,” – Mack Wallace, Army Veteran. Find out how Mack is steering his life […]

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  • 100 Citi Volunteers Build 100 Tables

    Check out the great coverage we got from 11Alive (www.11alive.com) during a 100-table build with Citi Retail Services in June! 100+ volunteers showed up and spent the day at our warehouse, building and painting badly-needed kitchen and coffee tables for families in need!

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  • Mark Your Calender for the 5th Annual Bed Race and 5k

    10/10/2015 Start Time 5K, 8am, (registration 6:30-7:30am) *chipped, soon-to-be certified course Bed Race Parade, 9am (start at 9:30am) Start/Finish Central Park, Atlantic Station 5K Fees –  $25 through 10/4/2015, $30 10/5-10/9, $35 Race Day – 10/10 *free t-shirt when you pre-register by midnight 10/4/2015 Bed Race Fees – $125 for Team of 5 (deadline 10/4)     

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  • Come and see us at the Dogwood Festival Eco Village, April 10-12

    We’ll have items for sale (made by Furniture Bank interns from recycled pallets and orphaned headboards and footboards) (Photos are examples only!)

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  • Preparing Military Veterans for Careers

    At the Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta, our primary mission is to recycle gently used furniture from the community, providing it to people coming out of homelessness, fleeing domestic violence, and living with HIV/AIDS. However, many people are not aware of the environmental and employment benefits we provide to the community. Repurposing unwanted household items […]

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  • Abandoned Furnishings Find New Life at Gala Auction Benefitting the Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta

    The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta will showcase local artists and designers during the annual Chairish the Future gala and auction on Friday, February 27th, from 7 to 11pm at the Foundry at Puritan Mill. All proceeds will benefit The Furniture Bank of Metro Atlanta, whose mission is to recycle gently used household furniture by […]

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  • A Story of Gratitude

    “I’ve been there. I’ve slept in my car with my young son,” she says. “Ten years ago, I was a Furniture Bank client.” Recently, the same woman walked in to the Furniture Bank for a second time. But not for the reasons you might expect… Ten years on, she had come back to the Furniture Bank […]

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