Links Moortown Baptist Church founded the Furniture Store in 1986 as a practical demonstration of Christian witness to distribute donated furniture to socially and economically disadvantaged people of Leeds.  MBC still supports its work today. Voluntary Action – Leeds (VA-L) is the Council for Voluntary Service in Leeds.  It provides direct support, services and specialist advice to hundreds of voluntary, community and faith groups enabling them to carry out their work across the Leeds Metropolitan District. The Furniture Re-Use Network (FRN) is the national body which supports, assists and develops charity furniture stores and other charitable re-use organisations across the UK. (Salvation Army Furniture Store) The Salvation Army  has been part of the city for many years and maintains a high presence in the local community. Part of their work is the Furniture Store and Care & Share Shop on Meanwood Road.
Seagulls Re-Use Paint Shop is a social enterprise working to promote and develop a community re-cycling paint resource centre in Leeds. (Emmaus Furniture Store) Emmaus communities enable people to move on from homelessness, providing work and a home in a supportive, family environment. Sales of donated furniture help to meet the cost of this work.
(Re-Work Office Furniture) Provide a wide-range of used office furniture at a fraction of the price of brand new items. (Slate Furniture Store) SLATE is an environmentally friendly business run for the benefit of the local community and which offers work opportunities to people with learning difficulties. Sales of donated furniture helps to support their work.
(St Jude’s Furniture Store) St Jude’s, collects good quality furniture and household goods including domestic electrical appliances, from donors  throughout the region and delivers these without charge (except for a charge for providing re-furbished white goods and for delivery) to people referred to us by a very wide range of public-sector and voluntary-sector agencies. (Sydney Bridge Furniture Store) Provides people in need with household items that are donated to them. They have a shop in Gipton, Leeds, where people can choose and purchase items from their affordable stock.