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ORGANIZATION: Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 153 people are interested

Bring your sales skills, people skills, computer skills, social networking skills, repair & design skills - whatever you're good at! EVERYONE who wants to can contribute to supporting Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles - Philadelphia, an economic development project of the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF.org).

Available Volunteer Opportunities:
* Join our Operations Team - help repair, paint, clean, or organize furniture.
* Join our Outreach Team - help get the word out by putting up posters, handing out flyers, and distributing doorhangers all around town!
* Join our Marketing Team - help with online and social media promotions to bring attention to Uhuru Furniture!
* Join our Sales Team - help customers find what they're looking for at community-friendly prices!

When you volunteer at Uhuru Furniture & Collectibles, you make a difference! 100% of our profits benefit the African People's Education and Defense Fund (APEDF.org). Uhuru Furniture also sets the standard for a Green Business - 100% of our merchandise is recycled! We are a Green America certified Green Business Ally.

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.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Race & Ethnicity
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

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WHERE

832 N. Broad St.Philadelphia, PA 19130

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

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