Courtesy of Bay Area Furniture Bank
A young family relaxes on a new couch provided courtesy of the Bay Area Furniture Bank. Los Altos resident Ray Piontek, a U.S. Navy veteran and retired business executive, founded the nonprofit organization in 2015.
• Mission: The Bay Area Furniture Bank recycles gently used furniture and provides it to individuals and families moving out of homelessness, as well as to other underserved residents as they work to make ends meet. The nonprofit organization aims to promote dignity and stability as people in need get back on their feet.
Los Altos resident Ray Piontek, a U.S. Navy veteran and retired business executive, founded the Furniture Bank in 2015. Piontek developed a successful business model, with more than 97% of revenue generated directly supporting client services.