Quality Inn furniture given away as hotel becomes student residence
Non-profit organizations have first priority at Rideau Street hotel giveaway
Furniture from the Quality Inn on Rideau Street in Ottawa is being given away as the building becomes a student residence.
We were there as people rushed to pick up the free goods.
There's already a sign of change in front of the old Quality Inn on Rideau, now UOttawa residence <a href="http://t.co/WzftYwuBUE">pic.twitter.com/WzftYwuBUE</a>—@matthewkupfer
200 dressers, drawers, lamps and tables are being moved into the old Don Cherry's for furniture give-away. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ottnews?src=hash">#ottnews</a> <a href="http://t.co/DCP1mZUHsr">pic.twitter.com/DCP1mZUHsr</a>—@matthewkupfer
UOttawa says charitable groups have first crack at furniture, then they'll members of public take a few pieces. Some already lined up.—@matthewkupfer
Lil Stanton makes quick work, furnishing a townhouse for 3 women including her daughter Amanda <a href="http://t.co/0lMbYufLjs">pic.twitter.com/0lMbYufLjs</a>—@matthewkupfer
Melih and his mother picked up some furniture for their home Bayshore. The price is right they say. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ottnews?src=hash">#ottnews</a> <a href="http://t.co/NW8aKpSwuq">pic.twitter.com/NW8aKpSwuq</a>—@matthewkupfer
Richard got eight friends and a big UHaul to collect whatever they can from the furniture give away <a href="http://t.co/DNOsXP0iQ5">pic.twitter.com/DNOsXP0iQ5</a>—@matthewkupfer
The university is giving away the furniture from Monday to Wednesday.