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Apr
22
1:00 PM13:00

Whittier Free Store Open

Whittier Free Store is Open

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The Whittier Free Store will be open from 1:00pm - 5:00pm. Become a member of the Whittier Free Store; membership is free and only involves a brief orientation to learn how we do things.

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Since the free store is located upstairs, we apologize that it is not accessible for individuals with certain disabilities. However, if you send email to freestore@gocatalyst.org in advance, we may be able to work with you to make other accommodations.

Donations are welcome! You may bring up to 1 or 2 bags or boxes of items - whatever you are able to safely carry by yourself up the stairs in one trip. We accept clothing, household items, cookware, toys, small appliances, and other items that can fit in our small shop. We cannot accept furniture or bulky items at this time (yes, even if you can carry it by yourself in one trip!).

Everyone (with free membership) is welcome to shop the free store at no cost and may choose 2 items. Donating is not required in order to shop. If you bring in a donation, you may choose an extra item to receive. Supporting Members may also choose an additional item and can shop from the Supporting Members section. There is also an Unlimited Items area where everyone can choose to receive without limit.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Whittier Free Store Volunteer Staff - requires commitment to show up when scheduled, 12:30pm - 5:30pm shift on the 1st, 2nd, and/OR 3rd Sundays. These positions involve check-in, check-out, inventory processing.
     
  • General Volunteers - flexible schedule, as needed. Sign up for specific tasks: sweeping; bathroom cleaning; trash; courtyard cleaning (sweeping/raking); untangling hangers; designing store displays; ceiling tiles; handyman/woman tasks; sort and identify items from inventory for WFS, overstock donations, or Artisan Work Lab; helping to clean out and organize rooms (Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library rooms); and other tasks.

To sign up, send email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Apr
15
12:30 PM12:30

Work Day: Inventory

The Whittier Free Store is closed for inventory processing.

Volunteer Opportunities

We will be processing inventory for the free store.

We will be organizing the rooms designated for the new Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library. 

Come on by to help out! 

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Sign up by sending email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Apr
8
12:00 PM12:00

Catalyst 12th Anniversary Celebration

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We are excited to celebrate the 12th anniversary of Catalyst Network of Communities! Established in April 2006 originally as Catalyst Long Beach, for the past 12 years we have worked to help create an environment that makes it easier for you to connect, collaborate, and share resources. Take a look at our History page here to see the impact we've had!

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Community Potluck

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Join us for our monthly community potluck prior to the opening hours of the Whittier Free Store! The potluck will be from 12:00pm - 3:00pm in the downstairs courtyard area. Bring any dish or food item (if you are able) that you would like to share. Meet the staff and volunteers for Catalyst and the Whittier Free Store. Meet other members of the community. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.

Whittier Free Store is Open

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The Whittier Free Store will be open from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

Everyone (with free membership) is welcome to shop the free store at no cost. Today's special: everyone receives 2 items plus 3 additional clothing items, plus 1 item if you bring a potluck item, plus 1 item if you donate to the free store. Supporting Members may also choose an additional item and can shop from the Supporting Members section. There is also an Unlimited Items area where everyone can choose to receive without limit.

Become a member of the Whittier Free Store; membership is free and only involves a brief orientation to learn how we do things. Since the free store is located upstairs, we apologize that it is not accessible for individuals with certain disabilities. However, if you send email to freestore@gocatalyst.org in advance, we may be able to work with you to make other accommodations.

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Donations are welcome! You may bring up to 1 or 2 bags or boxes of items - whatever you are able to safely carry by yourself up the stairs in one trip. We accept clothing, household items, cookware, toys, small appliances, and other items that can fit in our small shop. We cannot accept furniture or bulky items at this time (yes, even if you can carry it by yourself in one trip!).

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Whittier Free Store Volunteer Staff - requires commitment to show up when scheduled, 12:30pm - 5:30pm shift on the 1st, 2nd, and/OR 3rd Sundays. These positions involve check-in, check-out, inventory processing.
     
  • General Volunteers - flexible schedule, as needed. Sign up for specific tasks: sweeping; bathroom cleaning; trash; courtyard cleaning (sweeping/raking); untangling hangers; designing store displays; ceiling tiles; handyman/woman tasks; sort and identify items from inventory for WFS, overstock donations, or Artisan Work Lab; helping to clean out and organize rooms (Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library rooms); and other tasks.
     
  • Event Volunteers - monthly, as needed. Sign up to help set up/take down tables and chairs, EZ-ups, check in table, organize food/drinks tables, signage, and other things as needed during monthly potluck events or special events.

To sign up, send email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Apr
1
12:00 PM12:00

Closed for Easter

The Whittier Free Store and other operations is closed for the Easter holiday!

Thank you to all of our awesome volunteers on Team Catalyst! Thank you to all of our amazing members and supporting members of the Whittier Free Store!

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Mar
18
1:00 PM13:00

Whittier Free Store Open

Whittier Free Store is Open

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The Whittier Free Store will be open from 1:00pm - 5:00pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month (refer to calendar for specific dates). Become a member of the Whittier Free Store; membership is free and only involves a brief orientation to learn how we do things.

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Since the free store is located upstairs, we apologize that it is not accessible for individuals with certain disabilities. However, if you send email to freestore@gocatalyst.org in advance, we may be able to work with you to make other accommodations.

Donations are welcome! You may bring up to 1 or 2 bags or boxes of items - whatever you are able to safely carry by yourself up the stairs in one trip. We accept clothing, household items, cookware, toys, small appliances, and other items that can fit in our small shop. We cannot accept furniture or bulky items at this time (yes, even if you can carry it by yourself in one trip!).

Everyone (with free membership) is welcome to shop the free store at no cost and may choose 2 items. Donating is not required in order to shop. If you bring in a donation, you may choose an extra item to receive. Supporting Members may also choose an additional item and can shop from the Supporting Members section. There is also an Unlimited Items area where everyone can choose to receive without limit.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Whittier Free Store Volunteer Staff - requires commitment to show up when scheduled, 12:30pm - 5:30pm shift on the 1st, 2nd, and/OR 3rd Sundays. These positions involve check-in, check-out, inventory processing.
     
  • General Volunteers - flexible schedule, as needed. Sign up for specific tasks: sweeping; bathroom cleaning; trash; courtyard cleaning (sweeping/raking); untangling hangers; designing store displays; ceiling tiles; handyman/woman tasks; sort and identify items from inventory for WFS, overstock donations, or Artisan Work Lab; helping to clean out and organize rooms (Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library rooms); and other tasks.

To sign up, send email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Mar
11
12:30 PM12:30

Work Day: Inventory

The Whittier Free Store is closed for inventory processing.

Volunteer Opportunities

We will be processing inventory for the free store.

We will be organizing the rooms designated for the new Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library. 

Come on by to help out! 

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Sign up by sending email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Mar
4
12:00 PM12:00

Community Potluck & Whittier Free Store Open

Community Potluck

Join us for our monthly community potluck prior to the opening hours of the Whittier Free Store! The potluck will be from 12:00pm - 3:00pm in the downstairs courtyard area. Bring any dish or food item (if you are able) that you would like to share. Meet the staff and volunteers for Catalyst and the Whittier Free Store. Meet other members of the community. Learn more about volunteer opportunities.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP at freestore@gocatalyst.org.

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Whittier Free Store is Open

The Whittier Free Store will be open from 1:00pm - 5:00pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month (refer to calendar for specific dates). Become a member of the Whittier Free Store; membership is free and only involves a brief orientation to learn how we do things. Since the free store is located upstairs, we apologize that it is not accessible for individuals with certain disabilities. However, if you send email to freestore@gocatalyst.org in advance, we may be able to work with you to make other accommodations.

Donations are welcome! You may bring up to 1 or 2 bags or boxes of items - whatever you are able to safely carry by yourself up the stairs in one trip. We accept clothing, household items, cookware, toys, small appliances, and other items that can fit in our small shop. We cannot accept furniture or bulky items at this time (yes, even if you can carry it by yourself in one trip!).

Everyone (with free membership) is welcome to shop the free store at no cost and may choose 2 items. March 4th is an UNLIMITED CLOTHING DAY so that means all shoppers may choose any number of clothing items. Donating is not required in order to shop. If you bring in a donation, you may choose an extra item to receive. Supporting Members may also choose an additional item and can shop from the Supporting Members section. There is also an Unlimited Items area where everyone can choose to receive without limit.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Whittier Free Store Volunteer Staff - requires commitment to show up when scheduled, 12:30pm - 5:30pm shift on the 1st, 2nd, and/OR 3rd Sundays. These positions involve check-in, check-out, inventory processing.
     
  • General Volunteers - flexible schedule, as needed. Sign up for specific tasks: sweeping; bathroom cleaning; trash; courtyard cleaning (sweeping/raking); untangling hangers; designing store displays; ceiling tiles; handyman/woman tasks; sort and identify items from inventory for WFS, overstock donations, or Artisan Work Lab; helping to clean out and organize rooms (Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library rooms); and other tasks.
     
  • Event Volunteers - monthly, as needed. Sign up to help set up/take down tables and chairs, EZ-ups, check in table, organize food/drinks tables, signage, and other things as needed during monthly potluck events or special events.

To sign up, send email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Feb
18
1:00 PM13:00

Whittier Free Store Open

Whittier Free Store is Open

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The Whittier Free Store will be open from 1:00pm - 5:00pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month (refer to calendar for specific dates). Become a member of the Whittier Free Store; membership is free and only involves a brief orientation to learn how we do things.

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Since the free store is located upstairs, we apologize that it is not accessible for individuals with certain disabilities. However, if you send email to freestore@gocatalyst.org in advance, we may be able to work with you to make other accommodations.

Donations are welcome! You may bring up to 1 or 2 bags or boxes of items - whatever you are able to safely carry by yourself up the stairs in one trip. We accept clothing, household items, cookware, toys, small appliances, and other items that can fit in our small shop. We cannot accept furniture or bulky items at this time (yes, even if you can carry it by yourself in one trip!).

Everyone (with free membership) is welcome to shop the free store at no cost and may choose 2 items. Donating is not required in order to shop. If you bring in a donation, you may choose an extra item to receive. Supporting Members may also choose an additional item and can shop from the Supporting Members section. There is also an Unlimited Items area where everyone can choose to receive without limit.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Whittier Free Store Volunteer Staff - requires commitment to show up when scheduled, 12:30pm - 5:30pm shift on the 1st, 2nd, and/OR 3rd Sundays. These positions involve check-in, check-out, inventory processing.
     
  • General Volunteers - flexible schedule, as needed. Sign up for specific tasks: sweeping; bathroom cleaning; trash; courtyard cleaning (sweeping/raking); untangling hangers; designing store displays; ceiling tiles; handyman/woman tasks; sort and identify items from inventory for WFS, overstock donations, or Artisan Work Lab; helping to clean out and organize rooms (Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library rooms); and other tasks.

To sign up, send email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Feb
4
12:00 PM12:00

Community Potluck & Whittier Free Store Re-Opens

Community Potluck

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Join us for our first community potluck prior to the re-opening of the Whittier Free Store for 2018! The potluck will be from 12:00pm - 3:00pm in the downstairs courtyard area. Bring any dish or food item (if you are able) that you would like to share. Meet the staff and volunteers for Catalyst and the Whittier Free Store. Learn more about Catalyst.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP at freestore@gocatalyst.org.

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Whittier Free Store is Open

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The Whittier Free Store will be open from 1:00pm - 5:00pm on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month (refer to calendar for specific dates). Become a member of the Whittier Free Store; membership is free and only involves a brief orientation to learn how we do things. Since the free store is located upstairs, we apologize that it is not accessible for individuals with certain disabilities. However, if you send email to freestore@gocatalyst.org in advance, we may be able to work with you to make other accommodations.

Donations are welcome! You may bring up to 1 or 2 bags or boxes of items - whatever you are able to safely carry by yourself up the stairs in one trip. We accept clothing, household items, cookware, toys, small appliances, and other items that can fit in our small shop. We cannot accept furniture or bulky items at this time (yes, even if you can carry it by yourself in one trip!).

Everyone (with free membership) is welcome to shop the free store at no cost and may choose 2 items. Donating is not required in order to shop. If you bring in a donation, you may choose an extra item to receive. Supporting Members may also choose an additional item and can shop from the Supporting Members section. There is also an Unlimited Items area where everyone can choose to receive without limit.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Whittier Free Store Volunteer Staff - requires commitment to show up when scheduled, 12:30pm - 5:30pm shift on the 1st, 2nd, and/OR 3rd Sundays. These positions involve check-in, check-out, inventory processing.
     
  • General Volunteers - flexible schedule, as needed. Sign up for specific tasks: sweeping; bathroom cleaning; trash; courtyard cleaning (sweeping/raking); untangling hangers; designing store displays; ceiling tiles; handyman/woman tasks; sort and identify items from inventory for WFS, overstock donations, or Artisan Work Lab; helping to clean out and organize rooms (Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library rooms); and other tasks.
     
  • Event Volunteers - monthly, as needed. Sign up to help set up/take down tables and chairs, EZ-ups, check in table, organize food/drinks tables, signage, and other things as needed during monthly potluck events or special events.

To sign up, send email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Feb
2
6:30 PM18:30

Long Beach Free Store Pop-Up

We will be setting up a Pop-Up Long Beach Free Store during First Fridays Long Beach at the Teachers Association of Long Beach, 4362 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807.

Open to the general public! No membership required. 

Donations are welcome! You may bring clothing, household items, cookware, toys, and other items that can fit on a table at our pop-up free store. We cannot accept furniture or bulky items.

Everyone is welcome to shop the free store at no cost. Donating is not required in order to shop. 

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Jan
28
12:30 PM12:30

Work Day: Inventory Room & Free Store

Volunteer Opportunity

We are continuing to rearrange, clean, and organize the Inventory Room so that we can process inventory for the free store, sort items for the Artisan Work Lab, and set aside items designated for other donation centers.

We'll be reorganizing the free store area.

We will be processing inventory for the free store to get ready for our re-opening day on Feb. 4th.

We will be cleaning out and organizing the rooms designated for the new Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library. 

Come on by to help out! 

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Sign up by sending email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Jan
21
12:30 PM12:30

Work Day: Inventory Room & Free Store

Volunteer Opportunity

We are continuing to rearrange, clean, and organize the Inventory Room so that we can process inventory for the free store, sort items for the Artisan Work Lab, and set aside items designated for other donation centers.

We'll be reorganizing the free store area.

We will be processing inventory for the free store to get ready for our re-opening day on Feb. 4th.

We will be cleaning out and organizing the rooms designated for the new Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library. 

Come on by to help out! 

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Sign up by sending email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Jan
20
11:00 AM11:00

Work Day: Artisan Work Lab & Tool Library

Volunteer Opportunity

The inventory room has been cleared out and cleaned so now we will be bringing in the inventory donations back into the room.

We are cleaning out the rooms designated for the new Artisan Work Lab and Tool Library. Come on by to help out! 

The Whittier Free Store is located at 12907 Hadley Street (at Comstock), Whittier, CA 90601 in Uptown Whittier. 

Sign up by sending email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Jan
14
12:30 PM12:30

Work Day: Inventory Room & Free Store

Volunteer Opportunity

We are continuing to rearrange, clean, and organize the Inventory Room so that we can process inventory for the free store, sort items for the Artisan Work Lab, and set aside items designated for other donation centers.

We will also start processing inventory for the free store to get ready for our re-opening day on Feb. 4th.

Come on by to help out! 

Sign up by sending email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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Jan
13
10:00 AM10:00

Work Day: Inventory Room

Volunteer Opportunity

We are rearranging the Whittier Free Store Inventory Room with new shelves and we'll be organizing it so that we can process inventory for the free store, sort items for the Artisan Work Lab, and set aside items designated for other donation centers. Come on by to help out! 

Sign up by sending email to volunteer@gocatalyst.org.

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