MOUNT VERNON — Families and individuals in need can breathe a little easier knowing that HopeNow Furniture Bank is there for them.
HopeNow, located at 1025 S. Main St. in Mount Vernon is one of only 5 registered furniture banks in the state of Ohio with the four others being in larger, urban areas including Cleveland, Akron, Columbus and Cincinnati. The furniture bank provides household items completely free to individuals and families in need with the added benefit of keeping household items out of landfills.
HopeNow collects mattresses and box springs, bed frames, dressers, tables and chairs, couches and easy chairs, end tables, coffee tables, night stands and shelves, bedding of all sizes, kitchen wares including dish sets, silverware, pots and pans and small kitchen appliances as well as bath and kitchen towels. The warehouse has a woodshop in the back that uses donated lumber to build additional furniture including twin through king sized bed frames and dressers and is also used to make repairs and to refurbish damaged donated furniture.
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