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2020
  • July 16

Ray Piontek receives Commendation from Santa Clara Supervisor Dave Cortese for Bay Area Furniture Bank generous donation of 120 beds (Mattresses and Frames), 120 desks with 120 leather office chairs, and 70 mini refrigerators to the Homeless Veterans Emergency Housing Facility in San Jose.

  • July 1

BAFB launches its newly designed website in partnership with Nimbus Design making it more user friendly for users of all platforms. 

  • June 6

8 members of the Almaden Super Lions including District Governor Rick Silveria and PDG Bob Froom, 2 from the Sunnyvale Host Lions Club and 1 from the Willow Glen Lions, spent five hours at the Bay Area Furniture Bank  and  built tables and chairs kits for veterans and families. 
During these times of social distancing, masked Lion members entered BAFB’s 40,000 foot warehouse and found building stations set 8 feet apart to allow for proper social distancing. In a cumulative 55 service hours, Lions built 36 square tables, 72 chairs, and 8 rectangular tables that will be distributed within the next 10 days.

  •  June 4

Bay Area Furniture Bank receives mattresses and frames from Tempur Sealy:
Convoy Joins Forces With Tempur Sealy International To Help Make Their Charitable Commitments A Reality During COVID-19

  • May 31

During the third month of Shelter in Place BAFB served 76 families.

  • April 30

During the pandemic, 73 families received furniture from BAFB this month.

  • March 31

63 families received furniture from BAFB this month.

  • March 19

Classified as Essential Business for its work supporting the homeless population, County of Santa Clara exempted Bay Area Furniture Bank from the Shelter in Place order.

 

News Archives

2019
  • November: Los Altos Town Crier 

    (Bay Area Furniture Bank: Helping residents transition to stability) November

  • Sunnyvale Horizon (Fall Issue)
    (City of Sunnyvale Award Ceremony) BAFB Voted “Business of the Year”

    On September 14, 2019, Mayor Larry Klein and the Sunnyvale City Council presented us with the 2019 Business of the Year award at the 2019 Sunnyvale Community Awards ceremony. The event took place during the State of the City celebration in downtown Sunnyvale, California.
    The Community Awards recognize the dedication and hard work of community members across a variety of fields who have made a difference in the city of Sunnyvale.

  • The Silicon Valley Voice (City of Sunnyvale Award Ceremony)
    Larry Klein, Sunnyvale Mayor, recognizes Bay Area Furniture Bank, as a Sunnyvale business who made significant contributions to the Sunnyvale community, September.
2018
2017