Garage Sale for RF4F
Garage Sale for RF4F at College Park Christian Church(a referring partner) Address: 116 N Cottage Ave Normal, IL 61761 Phone number at church: 309.452.1598 Dates and Times: Friday March 28th 9am-6pm and Saturday March 29th 9am-1pm Featured Items: King-size bedding, patio umbrella, dishes, small kitchen appliances, curtain and window treatments, electronics and much more!
Our website has a fresh face at rf4f.org thanks to an IT volunteer, Ben Taylor, who has also been instrumental in reviving our Facebook page with new photos. He recently shot photos both outside and inside our warehouse and posted them online. Testimonials of people we’ve helped will be continually added online. Long-time volunteer Diane […]
Pantagraph editorial: Twin City charity needs some help to help others
Among the myriad social service agencies and charities in Bloomington-Normal are an equal number of lesser known groups that do the same work, but under the radar. Recycling Furniture For Families is one of them. Started in 2002, the group works out of a building at 515 N. Center St. in Bloomington. Families in need–vetted […]
Woman Thanks RF4F for our help…
The letter began: “To all of the wonderful & caring volunteers at Recycling For Families”. One of the nicest thank-you notes we ever received was from a middle-aged disabled woman with chronic diseases. After she met with another social service agency and got a referral, she talked with an RF4F volunteer “for a brief interview […]
The Poverty Level…What Does It Mean In Dollars?
Everyone we help at Recycling Furniture For Families lives at or below poverty guidelines set by the federal government. A huge number of media stories refer to the poverty level–but often do not mention specifics. The 2013 poverty guidelines for the 48 states & Washington D.C. are: $11,490 annual income for one person; $15,510 for […]