Entries by Audrey Trieschman

Pivoting during the Pandemic

Household Goods helps those in need create a home. In the time of the pandemic, we have pivoted to an online showroom where we  continue to offer individuals and families choice of their furniture and household items that they then pick up with minimal contact with our volunteers. What hasn’t changed, though, is how our […]

Household Goods Town Hall

During our first interactive Zoom Town Hall, Household Goods Executive Director, Sharon Martens, and President of the Board of Directors, Barbara Howland, provides an update on how Household Goods has adapted our operations during the COVID-19 crisis and our Build the Way Home project. We were honored to be joined by State Senator James Eldridge (D-Acton), […]

$250,000​ Earmark To Support the Build the Way Home Capital Campaign

State Senator James Eldridge (D-Acton), Representative Tami L. Gouveia (D-Acton) and Representative Danillo A. Sena (D-Acton) secured an earmark for $250,000 for Household Goods in the Covid-19 Supplemental Budget, signed by Governor Baker on July 24.  This funding brings the total raised to date for the $2 million Build the Way Home Capital Campaign to […]

June 17 is a Special Drop-Off Day for Volunteers Only

Our new “by appointment only” drop-off system has been filling as quickly as we open up slots, but we want to make sure YOU get a special chance to get your items to us. We have set aside Wednesday, June 17 from 9-11:30 AM for volunteers to bring their donations. We need to know how […]

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 […]