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volunteer at furniture bank

Happy Home Furniture Bank relies on the help of hundreds of local volunteers to get furniture organized and delivered to those who are living in empty spaces. If you live in the Southern Indiana or Metro Louisville area and are passionate about helping people in need, consider joining our team of dedicated volunteers!
Let’s have some fun and help our neighbors who are starting over.

how to get involved

We have several ways to volunteer your time.

Fill out our form to sign-up to volunteer at

Happy Home Furniture Bank! 

  • Sorting donatable small household items, such as dishes, linens, décor, etc.

  • Pick up dishes, cookware, and flatware to wash

  • Sorting, cleaning sofas, recliners, and other chairs

  • Sorting, cleaning side tables, coffee tables, and nightstands

  • Matching headboards/footboards to bed rails and slats

  • Laundry runs to drop off and pick up at The Laundry Basket

  • Pick up broken or junk items and take to the dump

  • Sorting and boxing up the small miscellaneous household items that are not ideal HHFB donations for referrals

  • Drivers with trucks and trailers to pickup donated furniture and deliver furniture to the  families and individuals we serve

  • Painting HHFB office, restroom and exterior doors


Please specify the volunteer opportunity you'd like to take part in, in the comment section at the bottom of the sign-up form. Also, include the days and times you're available to help.


You may list more than one opportunity if you see multiple items you'd like to volunteer for.


If you do not have a preference of which opportunity you volunteer for, please type "Open" in the comment section at the bottom of the sign-up form and we will assign a task at the time of your arrival.


organize household goods

Volunteer in our warehouse by sorting and packing housewares items like dishes, cups, cookware and linens, so they are ready to get loaded onto our trucks and delivered to people in our community.

We can organize a 2-3 hour private volunteer event for your work, school or social group. Organizing and packing housewares is a great team-building activity! 

Consider us when looking for rewarding ways to fulfill your community service hour requirements for school and clubs. 

We welcome kids of all ages 16+ to our warehouse. Parents/guardians–you’re the best judge of your kids’ capacity to work at our warehouse for a couple hours. Parent supervision is required.

assemble furniture in our workshop

We have a woodshop in our warehouse for building essential pieces of furniture like kitchen tables, end tables, bookshelves and desks. You can help! Each piece is skillfully assembled. No experience required. Our expert woodworking leaders will work alongside you or your group.

Volunteer faq

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