Each year thousands of Chicagoans move into unfurnished, supportive housing. We believe a home is not complete without furniture. Our mission is to provide dignity and comfort to our clients by allowing them to hand-pick an entire home’s worth of furnishings. Without our services, clients would live in empty spaces for extended periods of time or even indefinitely.
WHAt we do
The Chicago Furniture Bank is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that serves as an intermediary between Chicagoans who have extra furniture and those who need it. We provide furnishing packages to our clients that include beds, couches, armchairs, dressers, end tables, coffee tables, kitchen tables and chairs, dish ware, rugs, lamps, artwork, and mirrors, among other things. By recycling gently used household items, we create value in the following ways:
The Chicago Furniture Bank would not be possible without funding from the University of Pennsylvania's President's Engagement Prize.