Hope Furnishings is the retail department of the NW Furniture Bank established in May of 2012, operating upstairs in the same convenient location and open to the public Wednesday-Saturday from 10-6 at 117 Puyallup Ave in the Tacoma Dome district. Thanks to eveyone who made our anniversary celebration in May and June a huge success. We made a special buy on mattresses so we hope you are sleeping alot better now! Shop for what is new: Shop Now
The store was created as a means to further sustain the work and mission of NWFB, through the resale of selected new, gently used and vintage furniture and decor donations. Revenues generated from retail sales may then be used to purchase high demand items such as twin mattresses and small dressers most suitable for our furniture bank clients, resulting in greater efficiency of inventory management for the benefit of the families served by NWFB. A $100 purchase at Hope Furnishings makes it possible for NW Furniture Bank to buy a twin bed.
Our retail customers find great values offered on name brand floor samples, gently used and vintage furnishings, and leave with the knowledge they have helped others less fortunate through their purchase.
Hope Furnishings accepts Visa and Master Card, debit or credit and cash. Delivery is available to a limited service area for an additional fee.
You can preview dozens of items weekly by typing Hope Furnishings in the search field of the Craigslist furniture, and be sure to Like us on Facebook for special events and sales just for our fans!
Hope Furnishings Quick FAQS
Q: What is Hope Furnishings?
A: Hope Furnishings is a retail seller of new, gently used and vintage furnishings, directly supporting the non-profit NW Furniture Bank. The mission on the NWFB is to help restore hope, dignity and stability in our community by recycling donated furniture to people in need.
Q: How long have you been in business?
A: Hope Furnishings opened May 9, 2012 at 117 Puyallup Ave in the Tacoma Dome district, shortly after the relocation of the NW Furniture Bank to the same location (downstairs).
Q: Where do you get your furniture?
A: The NW Furniture Bank receives tax deductible donations of gently used furniture and other household items from private individuals, community organizations and major retail partners. Of those items received, some are selected for resale in the Hope Furnishings showroom.
Q: How do you decide which pieces to sell to the general public?
A: NWFB uses historical data to determine which furniture items are in highest demand by their clients. If the Furniture Bank is low on twin mattresses and small dressers for example, then other low demand items can be sold, and those proceeds used to purchase the most needed and useful items for NWFB clients.
Q: Can anyone shop at Hope Furnishings?
A: Yes, we are open to the public.
Q: What are your store hours?
A: Wednesday thru Saturday from 10AM-6PM.
Q: Do you charge sales tax?
A: Yes. We are required to collect state and local sales tax.
Q: What methods of payment do you accept?
A: Visa, Master Card & Cash
Q: Do you offer layaway?
A: Not at this time. We do our best to price items fairly for quick turnover.
Q: Do you advertise?
A: Yes. You can find our current postings on Craigslist by typing Hope Furnishings in the search field of the furniture section. You can also receive announcements of sales and special events by joining us at www.Facebook.com/HopeFurnishings
Q: Will you hold items until I have time to preview them?
A: No. Due to our exceptionally low prices on quality furnishings, we can only sell items on a first come, first served basis.
Q: How long do I have to pick-up my items after purchase?
A: Once an item has been purchased whether by phone or in-person, the buyer has 7 days to pick-up their merchandise. After 7 days, the item may be donated back to NWFB at the sole discretion of the retail manager. NO REFUND will be issued to the buyer; however, a 60 day store credit can be arranged by request.
Q: Will you help me load my purchase?
A: Hope Furnishings is staffed primarily by volunteers. For that reason we cannot guarantee labor to load your items, and request that you bring your own help for heavier items. We will provide twine for your use, but cannot be responsible or held liable for securing your load.
Q: Do you offer retail delivery?
A: Yes, we charge a flat rate of $125 for delivery of your items in Pierce County. Delivery crew will drop off your items inside the main entrance of your residence, but WILL NOT assist with movement of your existing furniture or with placement or staging of your delivered pieces.
Q: How can I help support NWFB?
A: There are many ways you and your personal network can support the work and mission of NWFB.
a. Donate your time. Whether as a personal shopper assisting clients in the furniture bank, driving or riding on our delivery/donation pick-up teams, or sharing your people skills as a retail volunteer in our store, there are many ways to contribute to serving families in our community.
b. Donate financially. Every $100 donation can provide a mattress & box set,
or two dressers to a family that would otherwise be living on the floor, or out of boxes.
c. Organize a furniture drive through your neighborhood, civic group, church, or friends and family. Your donations can be dropped off Wednesday-Saturday from 10AM-2PM around the back of the building at 117 Puyallup Ave in Tacoma. For larger scale events, we can also provide one of our 20 Ft. trucks.
d. Have one of our representatives speak to your group about NWFB
A volunteer application is available at the following link: http://www.nwfurniturebank.org/volunteer/application
We are located in the Tacoma Dome district at:
117 Puyallup Ave / 253-627-4199
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NW Furniture Bank helps restore hope, dignity, and stability in our community by recycling donated furniture to people in need.
"I really appreciate the furniture. It is people like you, the organizations that donate, the people that donate that make life better for the less fortunate. Words cannot express how I feel, from being able to have not only a roof over my head and my sons, but also having furniture! Now my house feels more like a home."