Mid-November Newsletter, 2018
Community Forklift

Lifting up communities through reuse
Community Forklift Supports Our Community
&
Our Community Supports Us
Forklifters
Community Forklift is thankful for our donors who make it possible for us to give back to our community.
One way we give back to our community is by donating household and home improvement essentials to families and individuals in need.

Susana and Jane with Air Conditioner
“Thank you for working with me with the air conditioners. I really appreciate it. You did a good job of hanging in there with me.” –Mr. H
“…you guys provide home essentials with a smile. It is evident that Community Forklift is truly here for the community, and the community is better because of the great services you provide!” –Mr. Patterson, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
2018 Community Giving Achievements
Donated $48,000 in furniture, appliances, and building materials to our neighbors in need through our Home Essentials Program
Donated $15,000 in materials to local nonprofits through our Community Building Blocks Program
Provided dozens of free, local workshops as part of our educational programming
You can support our efforts by making a tax-deductible donation today.

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Green Friday
& Small Business Saturday
Friday & Saturday
November 23 & 24 | 11 am – 4 pm
WE HATE BLACK FRIDAY – THE COMMERCIALISM,
THE COST, AND THE UNHAPPY CROWDS
LET’S CELEBRATE COMMUNITY INSTEAD!
Instead of ordering plastic junk online or fighting crowds to buy presents, come by the Forklift warehouse to relax with friends, support local businesses, and learn how to make your own presents.
Enjoy holiday treats, free activities for kids, community crafting (make your own gifts), a holiday gift market, and blacksmithing demonstrations.
Green Friday and Small Business Saturday participants
For complete details, visit our events page
13 years
Happy Birthday
Community Forklift!
On November 15, America Recycles Day, Community Forklift celebrated 13 years of recycling, reuse, and lifting up our community.
November Sales
25% OFF
Chairs, Tables, and Architectural Salvage
The sale includes mantels, columns, vintage window sashes, wrought iron, and much more! Visit our website for complete details and exclusions.
Garden shed in snow
Clean Out Your Shed!
Give your old garden tools and supplies a new life – donate them to support our Garden Party!

 

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Upcoming Workshops

Handcrafted Chairs

Handcrafted Chairs: A Hybrid Approach of Traditional and Modern Techniques
Saturday, December 8, 2018 | 3-5pm
Thousands of items you won’t find in the warehouse
Shop with us online at our
Community Forklift Marketplace,
Ebay, and Chairish online stores.
shop online
Around Town:
News from our Partners
November 24
Gateway Arts District Small Business Saturday, November 24
Mount Ranier Holiday Craft Fair
At Joe’s Movement Emporium
Saturday, December 1
10am – 5pm

 

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
(please drop off donations at least 30 minutes prior to closing time.)

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