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Foundations Furniture Project

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About us: 

Foundations Furniture was established in 1996 (charity number 1090034) and offers low-cost recycled furniture and electrical items to households in Gateshead who are experiencing hardship. 

Foundations also offer a range of new beds and mattressess too, with affordable weekly payment options via NEFirst Credit Union. 

No appointment necessary, our showroom opens every weekday between 9am and 4pm.

We collect unwanted, usable furniture free of charge from across Tyne and Wear. 

Contact Person: 
Linda Wilde
0191 4778337
Units 1 & 2 Teams Craft Workshops
Askew Road West
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Regular Activities run by Foundations Furniture Project

Free Collection of Unwanted/Usable Household Furniture

Foundations Furniture is a community furniture charity providing pre-loved household... Read more

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  5. Fridays

Telephone Lines are open 9am to 4:30pm
Every week
NOT bank holidays

No upcoming events are currently being listed by this organisation.

Foundations Furniture Project's News

Foundations Furniture Secures Funds from Nationwide Building Society

Date posted: 25th November 2019

Gateshead's community furniture charity, Foundations, has received £35,068 in grant funding to help local households in hardship to lead stable and sustainable home lives from which they can thrive

Work Experience and Free Training for CV Writing, Applying for Work and Becoming Self Employed

Date posted: 1st August 2019

Foundations Furniture has been awarded funding to begin an exciting new project to help local people to gain work experience whilst accessing training and support to be able to confidently seek emp

Gateshead's Community Furniture Charity is Helping More People in Hardship.

Date posted: 31st May 2019

From Monday (3rd June 2019) Foundations Furniture is making changes so that they can help any Gateshead resident who is experiencing hardship and struggling to afford furniture. 


Foundations Furniture Project's Services

Free Collection of your Unwanted Furniture and Household Items

If you're about to do a spring clean this year, planning on having a sort out or thinking of redecorating in time for Summer, please don't throw out your unwanted, usable items. 

31/01/2018 - 08:11

Charity Offers Ethical Weekly Payment Service for Household Items

Foundations Furniture is a charity in Gateshead which collects donated household items from local residents and makes them available to people experiencing hardship.

18/10/2017 - 11:51

FREE Collection of Unwanted Furniture

If you are taking advantage of the January furniture sales and are replacing household items, please call Foundations.

31/03/2017 - 15:29


No rooms to hire are currently being listed by this organisation.

Volunteer with Foundations Furniture Project

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Warehouse and Retail Volunteering with 'Job Readiness' Support

Thanks to funding from the European Social Fund via Gateshead Council's Community Led Local Development initiative, the charity can now deliver a full programme of support for up to 12 weeks per pe

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Community Furniture Charity Volunteer

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