Flourish Furnishings

Furnishing Homes with Hope

Who We Are

Flourish Furnishings is the only furniture bank in the Kansas City area. We collect, prepare, and distribute donated furnishings and home essentials to offer a “hand up” by meeting the household furnishings needs in Kansas City’s urban and suburban communities

To date in 2021



Families Furnished

Items Distrubuted

Children with beds

Della Lamb Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 7, 2021Flourish Furnishings announces a new partnership with Della Lamb Community Services, a social service agency in #KansasCity that serves the needs of more than 1500 families in the area. Della Lamb provides #refugee resettlement...

Mariner Wealth Thank you!

Our #FlourishFriday shoutout goes to Mariner Wealth Advisors Operations Team! ✨ hey held a department-wide competition where the teams received points by raising money/donations for Flourish! This department raised $695 and brought in some much-needed items for our...

Board Member Spotlight

Flourish is so sad to see one of our Board Members go, but we wanted to take a moment and thank Barbie Patterson for being SUCH a dedicated Board Member, Ambassador, and Advocate for Flourish. She has supported us in so many ways by donating her time, resources, and...

September Client Spotlight

Rachel is our client spotlight this month! Thank you to Ruth Higginbotham for making sure she got all the home essentials and this great picture. She was a "happy camper", as Ruth called her, with her full moving truck. We are so excited to watch Rachel FLOURISH!

Flourish on KCtv 5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxjAGsYaq4g&ab_channel=KCTV5News We believe the Flourish is ALWAYS newsworthy, but now it's official! Our Executive Director, Rich Shockey, was on KCTV5 at the beginning of September to showcase what we do. He talked about our...

(9/22) Wishlist Wednesday: Crock Pots

Large Crock Pots wanted! What does an alligator cook in? A crock-pot. And just like alligators, our clients love cooking in them too! Our warehouse is LOW on large crock pots for families. This means we need your help to give them the family meal maker they deserve!...

Rep Flourish Everywhere!

Want to rep Flourish everywhere you go and look cool while doing it? We have just the thing for you! We are running a deal for our Flourish apparel. For a limited time, you can select "pick up at Flourish" during check out and get FREE shipping! The apparel you select...

Monthly Numbers Update

(numbers are from January-July of 2021) 411 Families Served 15,721 Items Distributed 437 Children with Beds

August’s Flourishing Client

Slyvester standing next to his new goods from Flourish Furnishings Sylvester is our client spotlight this month! Thank you to Ruth Higginbotham for making sure that this man got exactly what he needed to start his new life. Sylvester is a veteran and was so excited to...

August Volunteer Spotlight

We are SEW glad to have our amazing sewing squad dedicated to repurposing, recycling, and restoring all the donated fabrics. Thank you to Wen Hsin (and her friends), Carol Way, Phoebe Martin, Linda Thompson, Helton Walker, Linda Kohler, Ruth Edwards, Sonja Streeter,...

It takes hundreds of volunteers for the Flourish Furnishings ministry to operate.  Our volunteers’ help ranges from woodworking, sewing, packing, shopping, and moving.  We’d love to have you join one of our teams.


Help us improve the lives of people transitioning out of homelessness and poverty in the metro Kansas City area. Whether in-kind or monetary, every little bit helps us furnish homes with hope so our clients can FLOURISH.

Client Services

We do not provide emergency resources. To ensure that our clients are provided wrap-around services, we work exclusively through case worker referrals from metro community partners.