Entries by Audrey Trieschman

2022 Annual Meeting – Wednesday, March 9

Household Goods Annual Meeting Wednesday, March 9, 7pm-8:30pm Via Zoom Household Goods’ Annual Meeting 2022 features keynote speaker Jermaine Moore of The Mars Hill Group. Moore, a facilitator/speaker/trainer with 20+ years’ experience in diversity, inclusion, and change management, will discuss Allyship – what is an ally, how we can be allies, and how we can […]

Donation Guidelines – FAQs

Even if you do not volunteer on a donation shift, please familiarize yourself with the guidelines so you can answer questions from friends and family who ask – and they will! Thank you for taking the time to review them. Treating our clients and donors with dignity and respect is at the forefront of all […]

Build the Way Home – November 2021 Update

Thanks to the generous supporters of our Build the Way Home Capital Campaign, our long-planned site renovation and expansion has become our new reality.  We have completed our new donation drop-off area, now conveniently at building level and actively in use every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 – Noon. No appointments are needed. We have […]

What Size Truck Will Your Client Need?

What truck size will your client need? Advising your clients about securing the correct truck size is critically important; Household Goods does not provide trucks for clients. When in doubt, rent a larger truck. Here’s a guide to various truck sizes:

Safety Initiative – Anti-Tip Anchor Kits

Did you know that every two weeks a child dies when a television, piece of furniture, or an appliance falls on him or her? It’s easy, inexpensive, and only takes a few minutes to save a childAs part of a new safety initiative, we are now providing furniture anti-tip anchors with dressers, bookcases, and other large […]

Now Hiring: Full-Time Volunteer Coordinator

Household Goods is looking for a full-time Volunteer Coordinator to work Tuesday – Saturday. The ideal candidate is someone who embraces our mission of helping people in need, is energized by a fast paced, dynamic environment and who can successfully manage multiple priorities. This position is responsible for identifying, developing and implementing training and leadership […]

Household Goods Agency Advisory Committee

We had a great response to our survey and request to join our agency advisory group. Our first meeting was held at the end of February. We discussed the challenges that arise from the need for clients to transport furniture from Acton to their homes. A wide range of agencies were represented, and many actionable […]