Charity Partnerships

A strong sense of community is part of our DNA. We are proud to be the largest family-owned and operated furniture company in Michigan. Helping our community is one of the things we are most proud of and we are always looking to do more.


American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​ Since 2000, the Red Cross has collected enough blood at Gardner-White stores to save the lives of over 25,000 people.

Find information about donating here.

DRAW - Disaster Relief at Work

DRAW (Disaster Relief At Work, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to providing relief services to communities around the United States hit by natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes and tornadoes. DRAW was started with a singular premise in mind: a natural disaster is one of very few times in the human experience where a person or family goes from everyday life to rock bottom instantly.

Learn more about DRAW.

Giving Guide

For years Gardner-White has been working with FOX 2 to help connect you to the people and agencies who need our help. The Giving Guide is a book that features the needs of more than 100 local charities – what they do, what they need, and how you can help. We also use the Giving Guide to select non-profit organizations to go head-to-head on our Facebook poll as part of our #Charituesday contests.

Find the current Giving Guide here.

K-9 Stray Rescue League

The K-9 mission is to rescue as many well-tempered, adoptable dogs as possible from county shelters' euthanasia lists and owner surrenders, provide a humane environment for rescued dogs until permanent homes are found and educate the public on responsible pet ownership.

Meet the current Pet of the Week.

Lighthouse of Michigan

Lighthouse of Michigan was established in 2019 when Lighthouse of Oakland County and South Oakland Shelter combined forces and merged agencies. With over 80 years of combined experience, Lighthouse aims to be a Beacon of Hope to our neighbors who need us the most. Lighthouse’s vision is to solve the problems of poverty and homelessness by building affordable housing in local communities and by providing people with the resources, relationships, and skills they need to better themselves.

Learn more about Lighthouse.

Metropolitan Detroit Diaper Bank

The Metropolitan Detroit Diaper Bank is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Our mission is to educate and raise the quality of life for our community by providing disenfranchised populations with diapers for infants, children, and senior citizens; ensuring that everyone in the Metropolitan Detroit area can be clean, dry and healthy.

Learn more about the Diaper Bank.

Neighborhood House

Neighborhood House assists our neighbors during times of hardship. We partner with the community and other social service providers to help those neighbors toward self-sufficiency. Sudden job loss, divorce, death of a spouse. Neighborhood House recognizes the basic need of residents in crisis and responds with emotional and financial assistance.

Learn more about the Neighborhood House.

The Parade Company

Gardner-White is proud to be the presenting sponsor of America's Thanksgiving Parade. Founded in 1984, The Parade Company is a not-for-profit organization governed by the Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation whose board of directors is comprised of key civic and corporate leaders in the greater Detroit region.

Read more about our partnership with The Parade Company.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family's ability to pay.

Learn more about the St. Jude.

The Salvation Army

Gardner-White has partnered with the Salvation Army in many ways, including picking up used furniture from our customers’ homes before delivery. When you place your order, you can elect to have a separate pick-up of your used furniture. The Salvation Army sells your used furniture, with proceedings supporting their local operations and benefiting our entire community.

Learn more about our Salvation Army partnership.

Toys for Tots

The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children.

Learn more about Toys for Tots.

United Way for Southeastern Michigan

In Southeastern Michigan, nearly half of all families struggle to meet their basic needs. At United Way, we mobilize a network of hundreds of partners and thousands of donors, advocates and volunteers to build communities of stable households and thriving children.

Learn more about the United Way.

Volunteers of America - Michigan

For some Michigan families, 'hardship' and 'struggle' are not just words. Volunteers of America Michigan's Adopt A Family program helps children, seniors and veterans by providing food, toys, clothing and something else equally essential: Hope.

Learn more about Volunteers of America.