Household Goods is thrilled to be driving a new box truck thanks to a Jean Wood Preston Grant from First Parish in Lincoln and a grant from the Agnes M. Lindsay Trust. These grants allowed us to replace an aging vehicle with a safer, more reliable truck that will have lower operating costs. In order to […]
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Household Goods recently received a $500,000 gift from The Manton Foundation towards its Build the Way Home Capital Campaign. The $2M Capital Campaign will make it possible for Household Goods to greatly improve service to donors, volunteers, and people in need who are seeking help to make a home. Specifically, the campaign will fund construction […]
It happened here! WBZ-CBS Boston reporter Kate Merrill was at Household Goods to tape a segment for her feature It Happens Here. The segment aired on Friday.
The average U.S. household has 300,000 items, from pencils to ironing boards. Do we need all of the stuff we have? Probably not! It can take a special skill to part with beloved objects, a skill that can be difficult to master. But as with any other skill, most people can become better at letting […]
Hot off the presses – our annual report. Has yours arrived in the mail yet? Copies are available at Household Goods if you want to help us spread the word. Please share it with a friend who might not yet know about the work of Household Goods.
We debuted our new Who Needs Household Goods video at our April Open House. DigiNovations, a video production company and our neighbors, donated their time and creative services to produce the film. Thank you, DigiNovations, for your creativity and support and for bringing our story to life.
Boston College Move Out – May 12 – May 21 The biggest donation week of the year is coming up for Household Goods, and we could use your help! Boston College’s graduation is Monday, May 20. On that day, and in the week leading up, thousands of BC students will be moving out of their […]
Lisa Mullins and Lynn Jolicoeur from WBUR 90.9 FM recently came in to interview our beloved founders Barbara and Ira Smith for a series on people working behind the scenes to make a positive change in the world. The first segment in this series, featuring the Smiths, aired on April 10, during All Things Considered. […]
Many thanks to Denise and Eric Haartz and Haartz Corp. for providing an energy efficient, comfort creating air curtain for the double doors to our main entrance. This wonderful convection device uses downward blowing air to keep a constant temperature environment inside the building while the doors are open. Clients, volunteers and visitors alike will […]
We have a standing invitation to workers from our referring agencies to come in for a tour and updates on the process of connecting their clients to Household Goods. Recently we welcomed 13 workers from a variety of programs at Community Teamwork in Lowell. Tracy Looney of CTI’s HeadStart program coordinated the visit. After the […]