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News and Updates
July 17th, 2012 - It is summertime again, and that means we would like to invite you to our annual Estate Sale! This popular event is back again, and all the information you need can be found here.
April 19th, 2012 - Our spring newsletter for 2012 is available. Click here to see what we have been up to, and our plans for the future.
January 24th, 2012 – The Furniture Bank thanks Office Furniture Solutions of Commerce Township for its generous donation of an “office makeover.” The cubes and furniture that they’ve installed us have really spruced things up here! (We’d also like to thank an anonymous donor that provided carpet and some doors, which has also been a significant upgrade.) You can learn more about Office Furniture Solutions at http://www.ofsonline.com/.
December 19th, 2011 - The Furniture Bank thanks the Metropolitan Detroit Building Superintendents Association (MDBSA) for its generous support of our mission! The MDBSA fosters closer relationships among building managers, operators and superintendents to improve the methods and efficiency of commercial building operations throughout the region. For more information about the MDBSA, visit http://mdbsa.org.
December 12th, 2011 - Furniture Bank announces changes to pickup policy for 2012. For years, the Furniture Bank has provided free pickup service for our donors. And while we will continue to do so, we will be modifying our policies in 2012 to continue offering free pickup while asking a small charge for the convenience of taking the items out of donors’ homes. You can read the new policies here.
December 1st, 2011 - Our fall newsletter is now available. It contains information about some of our outstanding volunteers, the people we help everyday, and the success of our second annual comedy night. Take a look here.
October 27th, 2011 - We would like to thank everyone that came out and made this years Comedy Night a success. Your kind contributions will help provide local families with hope for the upcoming holiday season. Thanks again!
October 13th, 2011 - The ReSale Connection and Furniture Bank Warehouse Sale was October 21 & 22, 2011. Proceeds from the sale benefited Assistance League of SE MI and Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Thanks to everyone that attended.
August 3rd, 2011 - The Furniture Bank seeks gently-used beds for children and families in need, and our friends at WJBK have produced a public service announcement to help us get the word out. Click here to see it.
May 25th, 2011 - From all of us at Furniture Bank we would like to thank Kay Scheidt, Linda Chayka, and everyone from the Assistance League that helped make the Second Chance, Last Chance, and Last, Last Chance Sale a success. We appreciate all the hard work that made this event possible. Thanks again!
April 26, 2011 - Our spring newsletter is now available. It contains information about our accomplishments last year and a recap of our first annual Accessory Exchange. It can be viewed here.
April 6, 2011 - The Furniture Bank thanks the Rotary Club of Pontiac for its generous $500 gift in support of our Pack’n’Play program, which provides at-risk mothers with a safe, yet portable, sleeping solution for their newborn children. To learn more about the great work that Rotary is doing in Pontiac, and its commitment to community service and leadership, click here.
March 30, 2011 - Birmingham-based Advanced Body Works is donating 10% of all revenue from its April Bowenwork sessions to the Furniture Bank. Bowenwork is a unique approach that stimulates the body's natural healing ability, helping people with acute pain, sports injuries, migraines and muscle strains. Click here to learn more.
March 8, 2011 - From all of us at Furniture Bank, we would thank everyone that came out and made the Women's Accessory Exchange such a success. We had 85 women attend, and raised $7,000. A good time was had by all, as these pictures show. Special thanks goes out to all of our sponsors. Without their help, this event would not have been possible. Thanks again!
November 4, 2010 - Our fall newsletter is now available. It contains information regarding the first annual Furniture Bank Comedy Night, some of our clients and sponsors, and programs we are developing. It can be viewed here.
November 3, 2010 - Our first annual Furniture Bank Comedy Night was a success! All of us here at Furniture Bank would like to thank our sponsors, as well as everyone who helped make the event happen.
September 20, 2010 - We recently had the Furniture Bank Comedy Night mentioned on Fox 2 News. Take a look at the video.
June 14, 2010 - In April, our Executive Director Robert Boyle, did an interview with Senator Jacobs of the 14th District. Here are the highlights from that interview.
May 12, 2010 - The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan has a new brochure. It contains information regarding our mission, and about our operations.It can be seen and downloaded here.