News & Events
Since April 2012, over 200 pieces of furniture valued at over $7500 have been donated. 180 of these pieces have been distributed to 38 individuals or families.
- A family of 4 whose home was burned down by suspected arson.
- Several ladies from shelters have been able to move into their own homes with the help of community donations via the Lowcounry Furniture Bank.
- A 90 year old needed furniture in order to move into senior housing.
- One family needed a bed in order to take in a foster child
- A school teacher helped us deliver a bed to one of her students who was sleeping on the floor. That home also needed a couch.
- A mother & daughter fleeing an abusive relationship received dresser, couch and student desk.
As of April 2013, we have suspended the pickup and delivery of furniture and are focusing on raising awareness for the need of a furniture bank in our community. Additionally, we are working to raise funds for a permanent warehouse and build a network of community partners and volunteers. With your help we can be get back to collecting and distributing furniture soon.
Saturday, January 12, 2013 The Lowcountry Furnitrue Bank was featured in the news as we helped a Mt Pleasant family who lost their home to suspected arson. http://www.live5news.com/story/20572694/family-rebuilds-after-arson
The story was also featured in the local section of the Charleston Post & Courier.
On Wednesday, April 18, 2012 The Lowcountry Furniture Bank was featured in a story on ABC News 4, WCIV-TV Charleston. http://youtu.be/uKM8kgDeIAg