Entries by Audrey Trieschman

Much Needed Mattress Donation

Mark’s Moving & Storage, Inc. Mattress Magic to the rescue! Our mattress room was empty, but client needs were high for mattresses this week. Thanks to Mark’s Moving & Storage, Inc., dozens of people in need will be sleeping more soundly for the holidays and beyond – with visions of sugarplums, perhaps.

You Did It!

Thank you to the many supporters who took advantage of our recent matching gift challenge to make a donation to Household Goods. Together, we reached the goal, and the Edna M. Story Trust will generously match $25,000 in Annual Appeal donations made to Household Goods. Your generosity will help make a home for hundreds of families […]

Kitchen Starter Kits You Can Make at Home

While our clients enjoy choosing items to fill their kitchen drawers, they also appreciate and treasure our Kitchen Starter Kits, which can help them jump start their selection. The kits bring the added benefit of allowing families to cook at home rather than frequenting fast food restaurants, thus saving money and improving nutrition. We furnish approximately […]

Matching Gift Opportunity

Double your impact! All annual appeal donations made to Household Goods from now until Giving Tuesday (November 27th) will be matched up to $25,000 through a challenge grant from the Edna M. Story Trust. Edna Story, an early long-term volunteer, passed away on November 14, 2017. As trustee of the Edna M. Story Trust, Edna’s […]

CPR Training – Good to be Prepared

CPR Training at Household Goods. Thank you to the Stow Community Chest and the Acton Boxborough United Way for funding CPR, AED and First Aid Training for our staff and 18 key volunteers. Thank you to the Acton Professional Firefighters Local 1904 for training us.

Thank you, Brandeis Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, we had an energetic group of students from the Brandeis Habitat for Humanity helping out on this rainy day at Household Goods. They vacuumed furniture and rugs, tested appliances and helped get our showroom ready for clients to shop this afternoon. Thank you for helping our clients make a home!

Only Treats for Volunteers

Our very creative Volunteer Committee put these sweet Halloween treat bags. No tricks here, just treats for our frightfully good volunteers. Thank you! We can’t do it without you…

Thank You, Rosetta Stone’s Concord Office

A big Thank You to Rosetta Stone’s Concord office for sending two groups of volunteers to help at Household Goods. The morning group sorted linens, rolled rugs, moved furniture, and got our showroom client-ready. The afternoon crew focused on folding linens, testing and cleaning appliances, and loading 11 client trucks. Our clients are so grateful for […]