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Furnish Futures

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We’re excited to announce that an amazing group of Community Youth Changemakers have organized a series of pop-up furniture drop-off events and an upcycling workshop in partnership with the Furniture Bank and Youth United.Lots of people have usable furniture they don’t want anymore.Lots of other people need furniture but can’t afford it. Furniture Bank helps both!Barrie “Furnish Futures” Drop-offDay: Sunday, March 17th 3-6pmTimes: 3-6pmLocation: Moving Art // 125 Anne StSupport Local: The first 20 drop-offs will receive a $20 gift card to Moving Art!Midland “Furnish Futures” Drop-offDay: Friday, March 15thTime: 5-8pmLocation: Test Batches Brewery // 476 Hugel Ave, MidlandSupport local: The first 20 drop-offs will receive a $20 gift card to Test Batches!“Furnish Futures” Upcycling WorkshopThis upcycling workshop is open to all youth in Simcoe County. Each volunteer will have the opportunity to choose a piece of donated furniture, create a design, and upcycle it at the Redwood Warehouse. The newly refinished furniture will then be donated to the Furniture Bank. All of the pieces will be available for Furniture Bank clients to help transform their house to a home. This is a great way for youth to get involved with meaningful initiatives, give furniture a second chance, and learn new skills that they can apply for the rest of their lives.Day: Wednesday, March 20thTime: 4-7pmLocation: Redwood Park Communities // 92 Davidson St. Suite 1, BarrieUpcycling Workshop Sign Up**Furnish Futures aims to help provide members of our community who are facing housing precarity a chance to furnish their homes at a low cost while diverting furniture from landfills, providing youth with meaningful volunteer opportunities and supporting local businesses.


March 17
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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