Mission: Furniture Share, serving Linn, Benton, and surrounding counties, is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization in operation since 1998 that diverts furniture from the landfill and redistributes quality used furniture, at no cost to individuals and families in need to improve family interactions, increase comfort and safety in homes to increase wellness, independence, physical and mental health.
Target demographics: Low-income individuals of all ages in need of furniture and household items who live in Oregon.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 3,600
Geographic areas served: Oregon
Programs: Distributed items of furniture to low income households
My cousin moved to Oregon from another state due to domestic violence. Within a week furniture share was able to make the new house she had a home. Her children now have bed to sleep on every night and a table to have their meals. Her entire family feels safe in their new home.