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Marketing Intern Quita loves promoting Uhuru Furniture

Are you a marketing whiz who loves to share what you know about social media, graphic design, blogging, web design or just good old-fashioned talking to people? Join the Uhuru Furniture Marketing Team!

A weekly commitment to our "Think Tank" is what we are looking for. Share your skills and work with a team spreading the word about Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles - Philadelphia.

This means you are promoting:
* Sustainable economic development by and for the black community
* Recycling used furniture - 100% Green
* FREE furniture donation pick-up
* Top quality, low priced, gently used furniture & home furnishings. This is a fun way to hone and develop your skills while giving back!

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles - Philadelphia is located at 832 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19130. We hold volunteer orientations every Thursday night at 5:30pm on the second floor of our store. You can come into the store to sign up for the volunteer orientation, or you can call us at 215-546-9616 (x3). You can also check out our blog uhurufurniturephilly.blogspot.com for new items and volunteer projects. We're open 5 days a week from 11am-6pm, every day except Mondays and Tuesdays!


Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles is an economic development project of the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF.org), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. APEDF is lead by and works in the interest of the African working class, to address the grave disparities in education, health, healthcare and economic development faced by the African community. APEDF welcomes the contributions of everyone who supports these goals.

Through the sale of donated, quality furniture and collectibles, Uhuru Furniture raises much-needed resources to support the programs and institutions of APEDF. As part of the national and international Uhuru Movement, APEDF organizes African people to solve the everyday problems imposed on our community. APEDF has established a farmers market in a food desert in St. Louis MO, created community gardens in many cities, established African marketplaces, and organizing centers as part of the grassroots effort to uplift and mobilize our community.




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About Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles

Location:

832 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Mission Statement

Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles is a project of the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF). APEDF strives to develop and institutionalize programs to defend the human and civil rights of the African community, and to address the grave disparities in education, health, healthcare, and economic development of the African community.

Description

Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles is a non-profit store that is a fundraiser for black community empowerment programs of APEDF. We receive a truck load of donated furniture and household items every day. This is a lively, popular Philadelphia store staffed mostly by volunteers. When you volunteer at Uhuru Furniture, you not only contribute to the success of the store, you become part of a larger movement for peace through social justice. People shop at Uhuru Furniture for low priced, top quality items and to support crucial programs for social justice for African people.

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WHERE

832 N. Broad St.Philadelphia, PA 19130

(39.96914,-75.16039)
 

SKILLS

  • Advertising
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Sales Marketing

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