Category Archives: News

Congratulations to our board president

The Pantagraph in Bloomington IL recently interviewed Brad Barker, our board president.  He’s selling his Honda dealership in Bloomington so he can enjoy retirement and pursue other interests.  He now can be more active in his church and the two charitable boards that he’s on.  One being Recycling Furniture for Families.  You can read the full article here  

Donation Challenge

This year has started as a very challenging one for our organization. Due to recent business downsizings and relocations we have found that many of our past financial supporters have either left the area or are financially unable to provide the same support as they have in the past. This is why we are reaching out to you to consider making a financial donation to Recycling Furniture for Families .
Read more in our newsletter.

3rd Annual Chairs 4 Change Event

Local artists have transformed ‘orphan chairs’ into works of art for your home or office. Proceeds benefit Recycling Furniture for Families.

SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 6:00–9:00 PM
YWCA McLean County | 1201 N. Hershey Road, Bloomington
Tickets $25 in advance/$30 at the door (incl. 2 drink tickets + hors-d’oeuvres)
Preview chairs at
Buy tickets at The Garlic Press, Inside Out: Accessible Art, Green Top Grocery, RF4F, YWCA.

Here are some of the chairs that will be available.