As a social enterprise rooted in the community, Furniture Now! takes items that householders no longer want and makes them available to other householders who really need them - all are welcome at our stores but the lowest prices are only available for those on a low income and benefit.
We are always extremely grateful for any donations that we receive – though we do ask items are not too damaged and are fit for re-use.
We really appreciate any donations. We will be more than happy to collect your unwanted items
Please Get in Touch if you have Furniture, questions or suggestions!
Furniture Now! does take some electrical goods. We ask that these are working, as we do not provide a free waste collection service.
The charity is able to take lights and small items if they are in good condition.
We a extremely keen to take away white goods such as fridges, freezers, washing machines, tumble dryers, and dishwashers.
Cookers that require hard wiring are not currently possible though they will be soon - watch this space. Items will have to meet current safety regulations. We cannot take gas appliances.
We do not deal in second hand televisions, unless they are flat panel screens. The market is flooded! We would suggest you either advertise it in the Friday-ad or take it for safe disposal. You would do well to offer it for £5 or for free.
This a new area for the charity and we have limited capacity at present.
We will take working Laptops or Desktop PCs for re-use that are Pentium 4 (INTEL), Athlon XP (AMD) or higher.
We would rather deal with machines that are no more than 5 years old.
We will also take flat screen monitors!
Sadly we are unable to take printers, scanners or CRT monitors as they are usually broken unless you are trying to re-home an exceptional fully functional
Furniture Now! is always looking for volunteers to help out.
We are a keen to hear from you!
We need people to help out in our furniture warehouses, both in the office answering the telephone, selling furniture to customers and booking collections and deliveries into the diary. Similarly we need drivers mates and the occasional volunteer driver.
We are also interested to hear from you if you would like to work as a classroom assistant, mentor or tutor in any of our taught courses or wish to volunteers as an IT Engineer or Portable Appliance (PAT) tester.
Paid positions do arise!
There are many ways you can get involved - please feel free to suggest how you Furniture Now! could give something back.
Using money donated from friendly business, charitable trusts or individuals, we are able to give direct help to people who come to us be that through a subsidy for low cost furniture or providing training and employment to disadvantaged people from all backgrounds. We encourage business to get involved. Our customers, staff and trainees really appreciate your help and provide a great example of how support from businesses can really turn lives around.
If you think you can help support us, please Get In Touch.
You can see a list of organisations who have helped us by donating funds here