RIDEP's main program, The Furniture Bank, is a valuable non-profit provider to those most in need people who are moving from shelters to their first homes, families whose homes have burned, battered women rebuilding their lives, anyone at risk moving into a space of their own.

WHY RENT FURNITURE WHEN YOU CAN OWN?
For a nominal fee, you can own new or gently used furniture.  How?  Become a client of the Rhode Island Donation Exchange Program.  To qualify you must meet one or more of our guidelines.

ARE YOU:

  • Low-income?

  • Receiving no income?

  • A Rhode Island resident?

  • A foster parent?

  • A victim of domestic violence?

  • Relocating from a shelter?

  • A fire victim?

  • An immigrant?

  • Receiving PIP, SSI/SSDI/TDI, food stamps, unemployment or Social Security?