Furniture Bank of Central Ohio provides furniture to people in need due to poverty or other severe life challenges. The goal of the Furniture Bank is for all central Ohio families to live in furnished homes, strengthening family units, improving quality of life and building a better community. They provide FREE pickup of gently used furniture from individuals and organizations, and then offer the donated furniture to families and individuals struggling financially to furnish their own homes. All of the furniture is either donated by central Ohio residents or organizations or built from donated materials by volunteers who adhere to quality methods and standards. Families and individuals in need of furniture can schedule an appointment through their case managers. A wide variety of Central Ohio social service agencies refer families to the Furniture Bank to get furniture. Referrals can also come from a church, employer, school or civic organization, etc.