At the end of March, we wrapped up the Gene Megli Truck Fund. We are happy to report that we were able to meet our goal of $50,000 and are in the process of buying a new or slightly used truck to honor Gene’s memory. For further updates, be sure to check our website and […]
Our November Newsletter is Here!
NEWSLETTER We’re excited to spotlight a project that we’ve been supporting. Founded in 2005, Labyrinth Outreach Services to Women provides assistance to women recently released from prison, helping them to secure housing, food, and clothing; medical and prescription assistance; education and job training; counseling and case management; family reunification and parenting resources; and a spiritual […]
Teaming up in the Community
Recycling Furniture for Families works with a variety of other organizations in Bloomington / Normal to help assist and empower people with the necessary life skills to become independent and self sufficient. Here are pictures or one of our events teaming up with Labyrinth Outreach Services to Women Services and Illinois Wesleyan Students who volunteered […]
WHO ARE THE PEOPLE WE HELP?
She had a job and two children–the three were escaping domestic violence. They slept on borrowed pillows on the floor. Besides being given beds, a couch, a coffeemaker–and other basics most of us take for granted–there was a large working big box TV someone had just donated. “She was just like ecstatic,” said Jan, the […]
Make sure you get our Newsletter!
Please check your emails and/or mailboxes for Recycling Furniture for Families newsletter. The newsletter outlines the great work this organization performs in our community but I would like you to read one article in particular related to a client named Wivine Mbuilu. Ms. Mbuilu moved to Bloomington from The Congo with her six children after […]