Entries by Audrey Trieschman

A New Truck in Town

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 […]

Household Goods Receives $500,000 from The Manton Foundation

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 […]

Boston College 2019 Move-Out Details, Help Needed

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 […]

Barb and Ira on WBUR

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.  […]

Thanks to the Haartz – Curtains Up for Comfort

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 […]