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Mid-August, 2019 Newsletter
Community Forklift

Lifting up communities through reuse




Work at the ‘Lift:
Great, Green Jobs!

If you’re inspired by the work we do here, you should apply for one of our new positions.
Community Forklift is a gathering space for the community where employees find their feet firmly grounded in the green economy.
Martina, Donations Coordinator
Director of Store Marketing and Communications
Among our open positions, we’re seeking a dynamic, talented individual who can bring our online and brick & mortar marketing and communications to the next level. This new director-level position offers candidates the opportunity to hone their marketing skills in digital media across multiple online platforms, in our warehouse store, and at community events.
Robert and Mariam carrying carpet
Other open positions:
•  Director of Donations
•  Online Sales Associate
•  Receiving & Processing Associate
•  Community Builders (part-time outreach positions)
Visit communityforklift.org/work-with-us for details and to apply.
Community Forklift is a catalyst for sustainability and economic opportunity offering local jobs with competitive benefits and pay. Working at the ‘Lift is a meaningful and unique career.
Forklift First Friday
September 6, 2019 | 6-8pm
Forklift First Friday

Family fun with Rachel Israel’s facepainting and Jay the Twister balloon fun!
Live Music
Moments of Brilliance
Local Artists
Great Food
Metro Crab Fry Guy
Beer & Wine

Town Center Market
Mystery Sale

Learn More


Shop In-Store or Online
Clockwise from top left: Vintage nickel plated & glass floor lamp (in-store), unique blue mannequins, male & female with additional parts (call 301.985.5180 to inquire); aluminum pool chaises (many available, in-store courtyard); NEW modular cored bricks (in-store courtyard, available individually or by the cube (430/cube)); antique corduroy uphulstered red rocking chair (in-store); Antique Landers, Fray & Clark nickel soap dish and cup holder (ebay); blue glass bowl sink and wall-mount under-cabinet (in-store); quality kitchen sink undermounted in marble countertop (in-store courtyard); NEW Makita random orbit palm sander (ebay)
*The cool stuff goes quickly – items pictured may no longer be available.
Community Forklift Marketplace ebay shop ebay shop
August Sale – Just 2 Weeks Left!
25% OFF

Bathroom Fixtures
Take 25% off the marked price on hundreds of bath fixtures: sinks, tubs (including claw-foot tubs), toilets, vanities, and medicine cabinets.
*Sale does not include faucets, plumbing parts or hardware, kitchen or living room cabinets, mirrors not part of medicine cabinets, or endcap display items.

See Current Sales

We take donations of building materials, but did you know we also take…?
✓  Fine art: paintings, prints and drawings
✓  Antique & vintage jewelry & watches
✓  Area rugs and carpets
✓  Sterling silver serving & table settings
✓  Vintage furniture
✓  Any type of vehicle! Learn More.
Visit communityforklift.org/donate to learn more about special donations.
Jewelry Box
Any type of vehicle!
Maryland taxpayers—your donation valued at more than $500 may be eligible for the Maryland Community Investment Tax Credits.
Around Town
August 28, September 25,
& October 30, 2019
DC Professional Green Building Seminars
Hyattsville Arts & Ales
Community Forklift will be there!
Hyattsville Arts Festival:
Arts & Ales

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Noon – 6 pm
Wheaton Arts Parade
Wheaton Arts
Think Local DC
Christmas in April—Prince George’s County
Susan Mona & John Denison
Memorial Golf Tournament

Monday, September 23, 2019
301-985-5180 | www.CommunityForklift.org
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston, MD 20781
(5 minutes from DC, near Hyattsville)
Open 7 days a week, from 9am – 7pm




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