Creighton University donates dorm furniture to Omaha nonprofits

Creighton University is making a generous donation, providing hundreds of pieces of furniture that will help refugees and families in need. On Monday, Gallagher Hall’s furniture was loaded and shipped. Creighton University helps Restoring Dignity and the Furniture Project provide beds, desks and chairs to refugees and struggling families. “When we receive a donation of 60 full bed sets, it saves us from having to scramble and try to ask people in the community to donate a bed here, a bed there,” the founder said. and executive director of Restoring Dignity, Hannah Wyble. The university said that by getting rid of the furniture, they knew it was better to serve the community.” Truly, there was no doubt in our minds that this was the right thing to do. It was also important, from a sustainable perspective, to make sure we donate it to organizations in need rather than ending up in a landfill,” said Creighton University Associate Vice President of Commun ication Sam Achelpohl. want to make sure no one in our community is left behind to struggle alone,” said Kaela Volkmer, executive director of The Furniture Project. is a big effort. The movers are taking care of everything right now and they’re going to be working all day today, all day tomorrow to really get it to the people who need it most,” Achelpohl said. means the world to us. We’re absolutely thrilled with that,” Wyble said.

Creighton University is generously donating hundreds of pieces of furniture that will help refugees and families in need.

On Monday, Gallagher Hall’s furniture was loaded and shipped.

Creighton University helps Restoring Dignity and the Furniture Project provide beds, desks and chairs to refugees and struggling families.

“When we get a donation of 60 complete bed sets, it saves us from having to scramble and try to ask people in the community to donate a bed here, a bed there,” Hannah said, Founder and Executive Director of Restoring Dignity. Wyble.

The university said that by getting rid of the furniture, it knew it was better to serve the community.

“Really, there was no doubt in our minds that it was the right thing to do. It was also important, from a sustainability perspective, to make sure we gave it to organizations in need rather than it doesn’t end up in a landfill,” Creighton said. The university’s associate vice president for communications Sam Achelpohl.

“We want to make sure that no member of our community is left behind to struggle alone,” said Kaela Volkmer, executive director of The Furniture Project.

Creighton also outfitted Restoring Dignity’s warehouse with shelving and hired movers, hoping to ease the transition to get items to families as quickly as possible.

“It’s a big effort. The movers are taking care of everything right now and they’re going to be working all day today, all day tomorrow to really get it to the people who need it most. “, said Achelpohl.

“It means the world to us. We’re absolutely thrilled about it,” Wyble said.

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