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KFR Celebrates St Valentines by asking 'What do you #love about #KFR?'

14/02/2018
So inspired by St. Valentines day, here at KFR we have been asking our staff, volunteers and clients what they love about our Charity. Here are just some of the answers:  ...
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Meet Chandler

08/02/2018
Meet Chandler one of our newest volunteers. She has spent the last few weeks(over 10hrs) lovingly fixing and painting this chest of drawers. We think it's beautiful. Chandler joined us in January looking to work with furniture. As a single parent she will soon be looking to gain employment and already does some work at a local school. Chandler asked KFR if she could come to develop her up-cycling skills and learn about repairing items too. When she joined, we were also able to introduce Chandler to one of her neighbors, who is mentoring her in the workshop. ...
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Van Driver & Warehouse Support

22/01/2018
We're hiring! Yes its true, KFR have a paid vacancy available for a Part-Time Van Driver & Warehouse Support team member. The role will involve driving one of our vans both collecting and delivering to our customers; as such applicants will need to be aged 25yrs + (for insurance purposes) and hold a full driving license (Cat B or C1) for driving a 3.5T vehicle. This roles really does involve being the 'face' of our charity, so if you think this could be for you, please have a look at our full role & person specification.Applications need to be made by 10am...
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Managers Blog - January 2018

12/01/2018
A cheeky mid-month blogI usually save my blogging until the end of the month but I really need your help.At Kennet Furniture Refurbiz we have the furniture equivalent to a cash flow problem, we have a furniture flow issue.With limited space in our warehouse it is a careful balancing act between taking enough donations to feed the demand. Too many donations result in a warehouse that we are unable to manoeuvre around, too little and we are unable to provide the great range of stock that our wonderful customers have become accustomed to.Before Christmas we had to turn donations away...
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