News & Events

Since April 2012, over 1,200 pieces of furniture and household items valued at over $28,500 have been donated.  These have been distributed to 96 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. 

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

 

http://www2.counton2.com/news/2013/jan/12/victims-arson-fire-speak-about-possible-motive-ar-5354415/

 

The story was also featured in the local section of the Charleston Post & Courier.

http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20130113/PC16/130119675/donation-of-furniture-to-firebombing-victims-elicits-both-gratitude-and-a-surprise&source=RSS

  

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

http://www.abcnews4.com/story/17521253/lowcountry-furniture-bank-to-bring-hope-for-families-in-crisis