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Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles

Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles is a small, non-profit used furniture store. We've been in business for 31 years and we are one of the economic institutions of the African People's Education and Defense Fund, making programs for self-determination in the Black community possible!

But we've been hit hard by the COVID shutdown and are looking for volunteers to help make sure we can still provide welcoming and helpful service to every customer!

Volunteers would genuinely welcome people, make sure they have a mask on, spritz their hands with hand sanitizer and make sure we are not at our max capacity before allowing the customers in. Volunteers would ask if they need any help and provide what help they can or otherwise get staff members to assist.

It's a FUN volunteer shift because you get to really make sure everyone is treated well the minute they arrive! You'll work with a FUN team. And your help is SO appreciated!

We ask that volunteers commit to at least one 3 hour shift per week. More is great!

No experience is required, we will provide training. Complete community service hours. Meet new people and learn new skills.

Interested? Contact us today and we'll get you signed up for a new-volunteer orientation to start! Thank you!

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About Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles


3742 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610, US

Mission Statement

The African People's Education and Defense Fund 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.


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 Grand Lake area 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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We'll work with your schedule.


3742 Grand AvenueOakland, CA 94610




  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours per week, either 12-3 or 3-6 on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday

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