November 30, 2023

Furniture Bank

Swing Your Furniture Bank

FreeStore volunteers prepare furniture to donate to derecho victims

Volunteers at FreeStore load linens, lamps and household appliances into trucks on August 25, 2020, to donate to those affected by the August 10 derecho. The Des Moines nonprofit and furniture bank, founded in 2001, primarily provides furniture to women and families who are survivors of domestic abuse.

Volunteers at FreeStore load linens, lamps and household appliances into trucks on August 25, 2020, to donate to those affected by the August 10 derecho. The Des Moines nonprofit and furniture bank, founded in 2001, primarily provides furniture to women and families who are survivors of domestic abuse.

Olivia Sun/The Register

Volunteers Steve Scharnberg (left) and Dave Busiek load an armchair into a truck to donate to those affected by the derecho on August 25, 2020 at FreeStore in Des Moines. The nonprofit and furniture bank, founded in 2001, primarily provides furniture to women and families who are survivors of domestic abuse.

Volunteers Steve Scharnberg (left) and Dave Busiek load an armchair into a truck to donate to those affected by the derecho on August 25, 2020 at FreeStore in Des Moines. The nonprofit and furniture bank, founded in 2001, primarily provides furniture to women and families who are survivors of domestic abuse.

Olivia Sun/The Register

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