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KFR Seeks funding for new IT equipment

26/10/2017
Our current IT system was designed by a volunteer around 12years ago and is showing signs of its age. It is creaking under the strain of the 150+ tonnes of Furniture & White Goods we collect each year and the 2500+ homes we visit. With changes in technology coming in thick and fast KFR want to ensure that we stay ahead of the game with a system that takes the strain.The kind of equipment that can hold details of all our stock, ensure we comply with WEE regulations for Electrical Safety, process our customer orders, Gift Aid and offer a...
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Vote Now - It's Free!

24/10/2017
Kennet Furniture Refurbiz have entered this years Aviva Community Fund campaign to secure vital funding for new IT equipment allowing us to continue our work across Wiltshire and SwindonWe need your helpTo reach the finals Kennet Furniture Refurbiz need to secure your votes. Voting is entirely free so please:1 - Click the link to register & vote2 - Use all 10 votes for Kennet Furniture Refurbiz 3 - Share the details with colleagues, friends and family & ask them to vote too....
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KFR Launches new Provision Fund

17/10/2017
Kennet Furniture Refurbiz have joined together with 13 other Wiltshire based organizations to support those across the county facing furniture poverty as 1 in 4 households fall below minimum living standards (JRT Foundation). The fund will cover the costs of providing essential household items to those in need. To launch the start of this fund KFR are using Localgiving's Grow Your Tenner campaign to reach out to our community and double the donations they make.  We are hoping to raise £5,000 in donations securing over £10,000 with match funding and Gift Aid through Localgiving's largest annual match funding campaign. The campaign launches at 10am on...
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Manager's blog - September 2017

29/09/2017
  Manager’s Blog – September 2017Hello and welcome to my blog for September.It’s been another busy month for KFR working in our local community.We had two ladies that came into our warehouse the other day. They were carers for a local retirement home who had come to us, via Facebook, to look for furniture for some of their residents. Some of the more heavily affected dementia patients find polishing furniture quite therapeutic, but the home did not have the furniture to do so.After 30 minutes we had chosen some suitable items, arranged delivery and on Monday we delivered these items free...
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