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 […]
Basic furniture donations are needed
RECYCLING FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES IS IN NEED OF FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD ITEMS Basic furniture donations are needed including: MATTRESSES/BOX SPRINGS/FRAMES DRESSERS/ LINENS/TOWELS/BLANKETS COUCHES/CHAIRS/BOOKSHELVES END TABLES AND COFFEE TABLES KITCHEN TABLES/CHAIRS LAMPS/FANS MICROWAVES/SMALL KITCHEN APPLIANCES POTS/PANS/COOKING UTENSILS/ETC. DISHES/SILVERWARE Drop your donated furniture off at RECYCLING FURNITURE FOR FAMILIES, 515 N. Center, Bloomington, IL. Hours are 9 […]
Wivine Mbuilu and her six children immigrated from The Congo last October. Wivine is a widow—her husband passed away unexpectedly in September while planning the move; the family moved anyway. Wivine holds a master’s degree so the family had some means to travel, coming to Bloomington and bunking with friends. Her children range in age […]