Lifting up communities through reuse.

Renovating?
Make your renovation project green
Community Forklift offers a free donation pickup service to ensure that reusable materials and appliances are kept out of landfills. For many contractors, promoting reuse to their clients is a no-brainer, and our donors love knowing their items are being given new life!

salvaged wood

Many contractors do not know about our free donation pickup service.
You can help change that.
Homeowners — encourage your contractors to take advantage of our free donation pickup service. We will come to the site and pick up the items, and you benefit by receiving a tax deduction*.
Contractors — Call Community Forklift today! We’ll provide details on how easy it is to donate. You can reduce your hauling costs, and your clients will love that you’re doing your part to ‘green’ your business.
* The fine-print: Donations are deductible to the full extent of the law. Maryland donors can benefit from the Maryland Community Investment Tax Credit Program (CITC). Community Forklift donation pickup services must be scheduled in advance. Take the next step in greening your renovation project today!
Visit our donations page for complete details.
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Is Halloween Sneaking up on You?
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Hardware Pumpkin
Get instructions from www.smallhandsbigart.com

Don’t be slow to upcycle some fine parts, paint, and pizazz!
Put your thinking cap on and have a look around Community Forklift for your next great costume or decoration ideas. Check out our Pinterest board and Facebook page for more great ideas!
SAVE THE DATE
November 23 & 24 | 11 am – 4 pm
Skip commercialism, celebrate community

Shop green, shop small, or not at all.
Here’s your excuse to stay away from the mall!
Washer
3,000
The number of free supplies we distributed to our neighbors in need and local nonprofits in 2018.
October Tile Sale
25% Off Tons of Tile
We’re not kidding!
Tile Sample
40 more pallets of surplus tile on the way.

Work with Community Forklift
We’re seeking a warehouse associate
Learn more and apply at our website
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Thousands of items you won’t find in the warehouse
Shop with us online!
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Shop eBayEtsy, and Chairish.
Upcoming Workshops

The very beginning of a rainstick.
Fall Crafting
with Sylvia Slaughter
Sunday, October 21 | 3pm-6pm.
Details and registration information.
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Winter Sowing Made Easy:
Following Mother Nature’s way to get a head start on your spring & summer gardens.

with Linda Jones
Saturday, November 3 | 2pm-4pm.
Details and registration information.
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Create Your Own Rainstick
with Sylvia Slaughter
Saturday, November 10 | 11am-3pm.
Details and registration information.
 

Around Town:
News from our Partners

 


Christmas In April – PG County
Deadline
November 1, 2018
Each year Community Forklift provides free materials to CinA to help them repair the homes of senior citizens in need. The deadline to apply for services is November 1, 2018. If you know a Prince George’s Co. resident who could use their help, please have them call (301) 868-0937 or visit www.ChristmasInAprilPG.org
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Joe's Movement Emporium
Vincent Thomas Dance: What’s Going On?
November 2-4, 2018
A work featuring modern, jazz, and West African dance, and the music of Marvin Gaye
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Do you know a child who needs a warm coat for the winter?

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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