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Get a glimpse behind the Community Warehouse curtains (pun intended – ‘cause you know, we like furniture). Check out our blog now, filled to the brim with success stories, event recaps, and all the things that make us different – and awesome.
Calling All Artists: The Children’s Chair Project

Calling All Artists: The Children’s Chair Project

Calling all Artists! Community Warehouse is seeking volunteer artists to participate in the Children's Chair Project featured at our annual fundraising event, Chair Affair. How it works: Artists turn used, castoff children's chairs into unique, joyful pieces of...

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Summer Square

Summer Square

Summer Square is a one-day, outdoor festival for the whole family! Come delight in the treasures and talents of our community and celebrate our abundance. Here’s the awesome line up: ≋-≋ Vintage clothing finds finds from William Temple House ≋-≋ Snap a pic at...

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Donating to Community Warehouse Just Got Easier

Donating to Community Warehouse Just Got Easier

by Veronica Booth, Development Coordinator After two years of residential pick-up services being suspended or limited, Community Warehouse is happy to announce the return of self-scheduling for donation pick-ups! On our website, there are now two options for you to...

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Comedy, community, and connection  – a Warehouse magic story

Comedy, community, and connection – a Warehouse magic story

by Anna Kurnizki, Executive Director Mich, a former staff member and longtime superstar volunteer, stopped by the Portland Warehouse to inventory wine for Chair Affair (much of which was donated from her personal collection). I spontaneously asked her to dinner. She...

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Spring is in the Air…Time to Clean, Sort, and Donate!

Spring is in the Air…Time to Clean, Sort, and Donate!

by Veronica Booth, Development Coordinator With sunny skies finally giving us some hope for an end to our soggy winter, it’s a perfect time to give your home and spaces a refresh. Warmer weather gets us not only shedding extra layers, but also some of the clutter and...

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Meet Our New Board Members!

Meet Our New Board Members!

By Anna Kurnizki, Executive Director In 2021, Community Warehouse welcomed six new members to our Board of Directors. Joining a nonprofit Board is no small commitment, and doing so during a pandemic is exceptionally courageous. We are delighted to introduce these...

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A warm welcome to our Executive Director— Anna Kurnizki!

A warm welcome to our Executive Director— Anna Kurnizki!

by Pua Trice, Communications Manager Community Warehouse is pleased to announce Anna Kurnizki as our new Executive Director. Her nonprofit career spans 10 years, including roles in fundraising, management, and executive leadership.With 8 years of experience at...

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Community Warehouse, Tualatin’s 10th birthday celebration

Community Warehouse, Tualatin’s 10th birthday celebration

Join us on Thursday, May 26, 2022 to celebrate Community Warehouse, Tualatin's 10th birthday! When: Thursday, May 26th, 4-6pm Where: Tualatin Estate Store: 8380 SW Nyberg St, Tualatin, OR 97062 What: Cake, bubbly, and 10% off all items in the Estate Store Don't miss...

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The Hummel Girls – Every Piece Of Furniture Has A Story

The Hummel Girls – Every Piece Of Furniture Has A Story

By Teresa Luce-Spangler, Tualatin Development and Estate Store Assistant Two smiling little porcelain girls sat cuddling together in our Tualatin Estate Store. The small Hummel figurine came out of a donation box and went into the collection of small treasures in the...

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Announcement of Executive Director Transition

Announcement of Executive Director Transition

I’m reaching out today with news: first, about a transition at Community Warehouse, and second, about our success in ensuring continuity of service despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 health crisis. After six years in the Executive Director role at Community...

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Health Equity at Community Warehouse

Health Equity at Community Warehouse

Furniture and Health Equity By Teresa Spangler, Estate Store & Development Assistant When Charles reached out to Community Warehouse this fall, he was struggling during stay at home orders: “I was sitting on one of them camp chairs since I moved in the place three...

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Bagging It Forward

Bagging It Forward

Community Warehouse will be a six-month Bag-It-Forward beneficiary at not one but four New Seasons store locations!

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Giving On The Go Has Never Been Easier

Giving On The Go Has Never Been Easier

Our donation drive is back, and Uber is making it easier to give on the go! Meeting friends for lunch? Running errands? Stop by Community Warehouse before heading to your destination.

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It’s amazing how much work can be accomplished by so few when the hearts are dedicated. You guys are the real deal.
Jane Green

Community Advocate