Impact

Serving families of NW Ohio since 2008...

  • Over 100 people volunteer their time and talents, for a combined total of over 22,320 hours of service.
  • Together we have served over 1,124 families, which includes adults and children, improving the lives of 3,280 people, most of whom are starting life over with nothing.
  • We have been able to provide our families with 9,901 pieces of furniture.
  • Our most requested items are:  Beds, Dressers, Couches, Kitchen Table & Chairs, and TV's

Participants:

Families Served
Total Family Members
 
Agencies Served:
Leading Families Home
YWCA Shelter
Mercy/Healthy Connections 
Cocoon Shelter
TASC of Northwest Ohio
Bethany House
Harbor
Friendly Center
Family House
Zepf

Healthcare for Homeless Vets

St. Paul's Community Center

Other

 

Volunteers:
Total Volunteer Hours

Furniture:
Total pieces of furniture

2017
180
512
 
 
13
16
37
0
11
3
34
6
14
 30

9

1

1

 

 

3,900
 

1,971

2016
195
578
 
 
16
16
27
1
19
3
35
3
11
33

1

-

3

 

 

3,600

 

1,927

2008-2017
1,124
3,280
 
 
108
227
187
29
108
37
204
24
57
93

12

1

14

 

 

22,320

 

9,901

Furniture Ministry Annual Reports

EFM 2017 Annual Report *NEW*
EFM 2016 Annual Report 
EFM 2015 Annual Report
EFM 2014 Annual Report

Furniture Ministry in the News...

Among The Lucky Few: Syrian Family Rebuilds In America's Heartland
Ari Shapiro with NPR's "All Things Considered" visited Toledo during the week of October 5th to see how different organizations were working together to provide support for Syrian refugees.  Our agency, US Together suggested they spend some time at the EFM Warehouse to learn more about our ministry, and our support to their mission.

Teen Volunteers Pay it Forward
Using furniture to make a difference
Toledo Area Parent

Better Living - NBC24

 

The agencies that we serve include:

 

Leading Families Home (Formerly Beach House and FOCUS)
YWCA Northwest Ohio
Mercy/St. Vincent's Medical Center Healthy Connections
Cocoon Shelter
TASC of Northwest Ohio

Friendly Center
Bethany House

Harbor Behavioral Health
Family House
US Together
Health Care for Homeless Vets

St. Pauls' Community Center
Zepf Center