Liz McLean reaches for a bedding set at The Green Chair Project in Raleigh, NC on May 27, 2020. McLean explains that “A family may be safely and stably housed but still lack the financial resources to provide the basic essentials they need in their home”.
Liz McLean, Community Engagement Coordinator, picks up some of the kitchenware stored at The Green Chair Project in Raleigh, NC on May 27, 2020. “What good is a can of corn if you don’t have a pot to cook it in or a bowl to eat it from,” she wonders.
Liz McLean adjusts a furniture grouping in The Green Chair Project ‘s showroom in Raleigh on May 27, 2020. Comfort makes a house a home, and to the staff of The Green Chair Project a sofa is an essential item.
Kirsten Wheeler positions a sign in front of The Green Chair Project in Raleigh, NC on May 27, 2020. The showroom has been closed to the public due to the quarantine, but the essential work continues: 350 beds have been delivered since the crisis started according to Community Engagement Coordinator Liz McLean.
Executive Director, Jackie Craig, right, meets with staff members at The Green Chair Project in Raleigh, NC on May 27, 2020. One critical question that the Green Chair Project tries to answer is “How do we filll a home with the things we would want?”
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