Weekends Only Community Involvement

Community

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"I want Weekends Only to be a positive force in the community and to serve our community in ways beyond selling furniture."
- Tom Phillips, CEO, Weekends Only

One our goals is to serve as an agent for human growth and happiness, and we are committed to helping our communities in St. Louis and Indianapolis.

Many organizations in St. Louis and Indianapolis improve and strengthen their cities. We are proud to partner with them and to take part in fundraising efforts for non-profit and educational organizations.

Here are a few we work with:

Weekends Only partners with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to collect donations of gently used furniture for their thrift stores. Sales support programs and services for those in need. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in St. Louis is a non-profit organization providing personal assistance with furniture, food, clothing, rent, utilities, transportation, and companionship to people facing economic, emotional, or spiritual crises.

Learn more about SVDP and how you can make a tax deductible donation of your furniture


Habitat for Humanity

Weekends Only employees and family help paint and furnish a Habitat home

HFH

Weekends Only is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity St. Louis, a nonprofit organization that brings families in need together with volunteers to build affordable housing. Each year, our employees volunteer their time to help with the building and finishing of a Habitat home and furnish it with Weekends Only furniture—to truly make each house a home.

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity


Urban Furniture

Weekends Only is an UrbanFUTURE Real World Business Partner. Real World Partnerships operate as part of UrbanFUTURE Restoration™, an “extended school day” framework that connects the home to the classroom to the career. Within UF Restoration, Real World Business partners focus predominately on mentoring and career preparation through the INSPIRE Mentoring™ and Explore! Careers™ programs.


Weekends Only has donated roomfuls of youth furniture to the Children’s Home Society of Missouri, a leader in adoption services for children with developmental disabilities. Weekends Only was able to improve the bedrooms and living areas for these children during their stay in this residential facility.

Learn more about the Children's Home Society


Since 2005, Weekends Only has partnered with Friends of Kids with Cancer, an organization devoted to enriching the daily lives of children undergoing treatment for cancer and blood-related diseases. Each year, Weekends Only is a donating sponsor for their Fashion Show and Boutique, where the stars of the show are kids in treatment for cancer. This extraordinary event is a way for the kids to build self-esteem and confidence during their illness. In addition, Weekends Only is able to provide furniture for these children for a more comfortable environment while in treatment.

Learn more about Friends of Kids with Cancer


For many years, Weekends Only employees have invested in the St. Louis metropolitan community by financially supporting the United Way and volunteering with many of its sponsored organizations, including an annual, company-wide fundraising campaign.

Learn more about the United Way


Each year, Weekends Only partners with local businesses and non-profit organizations to participate in 100 Neediest Cases, a program that works to assist thousands of St. Louis area families in need. Weekends Only donates furniture to meet some of the basic needs for these families.

Learn more about 100 Neediest Cases


The Make-A-Wish Foundation® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Sometimes these wishes include room makeovers that will bring added joy and comfort during their illness. Weekends Only has donated several items to make these wishes come true!

Learn more about the Make-A-Wish Foundation


KIDZJAM is one of the many outreaches of the St. Louis Dream Center, giving hope to many overlooked and undervalued children. A gift of $1,000 in furniture from Weekends Only helped minister to the needs of some of these children and their families to let them know they are not forgotten.

Learn more about the St. Louis Dream Center


Weekends Only also supports the fundraising efforts of many other educational institutions and non-profit organizations, including:

Community

You pay less. We pay it forward.

At Weekends Only, one of the values that drives our business and sets us apart is the value of Citizenship. We aim to make a positive difference in the lives of our coworkers, customers, and community, serving as agents for human growth and happiness.

We are committed to helping our communities in St. Louis and Indianapolis by working with organizations that exist to improve and strengthen these cities. We are proud to partner with more than 100 non-profit and educational organizations and take part in their fundraising efforts.

"I want Weekends Only to be a positive force in the community and to serve our community in ways beyond selling furniture."

- Tom Phillips, CEO, Weekends Only

Here are a few organizations we work with:

For many years, Weekends Only and our employees have invested in the St. Louis and Indianapolis metropolitan communities by financially supporting United Way of Greater St. Louis & United Way of Central Indiana.

Our Annual United Way Campaign

Every fall, Weekends Only employees raise money for the United Way of Greater St. Louis and of Central Indiana. Weekends Only matches 50% of every dollar our employees donate, and over the years, we’re proud to say we’ve given hundreds of thousands of dollars to United Way. Here are a couple ways you can get involved:

  • Give a Buck: Shop at any of our 7 locations from October 9 - November 4, add a dollar (or more) to your total purchase, and Weekends Only will donate it to the local United Way.

Weekends Only partners with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to collect donations of gently used furniture for their thrift stores. Sales support programs and services for those in need. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in St. Louis is a non-profit organization providing personal assistance with furniture, food, clothing, rent, utilities, transportation, and companionship to people facing economic, emotional, or spiritual crises.

Learn more about SVDP and how you can make a tax deductible donation of your furniture


Weekends Only is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity St. Louis, a nonprofit organization that brings families in need together with volunteers to build affordable housing. Each year, our employees volunteer their time to help with the building and finishing of a Habitat home and furnish it with Weekends Only furniture—to truly make each house a home.

Learn more about Habitat for Humanity


Weekends Only has donated roomfuls of youth furniture to the Children’s Home Society of Missouri, a leader in adoption services for children with developmental disabilities. Weekends Only was able to improve the bedrooms and living areas for these children during their stay in this residential facility.

Learn more about the Children's Home Society


Since 2005, Weekends Only has partnered with Friends of Kids with Cancer, an organization devoted to enriching the daily lives of children undergoing treatment for cancer and blood-related diseases. Each year, Weekends Only is a donating sponsor for their Fashion Show and Boutique, where the stars of the show are kids in treatment for cancer. This extraordinary event is a way for the kids to build self-esteem and confidence during their illness. In addition, Weekends Only is able to provide furniture for these children for a more comfortable environment while in treatment.

Learn more about Friends of Kids with Cancer


Each year, Weekends Only partners with local businesses and non-profit organizations to participate in 100 Neediest Cases, a program that works to assist thousands of St. Louis area families in need. Weekends Only donates furniture to meet some of the basic needs for these families.

Learn more about 100 Neediest Cases


The Make-A-Wish Foundation® grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Sometimes these wishes include room makeovers that will bring added joy and comfort during their illness. Weekends Only has donated several items to make these wishes come true!

Learn more about the Make-A-Wish Foundation


KIDZJAM is one of the many outreaches of the St. Louis Dream Center, giving hope to many overlooked and undervalued children. A gift of $1,000 in furniture from Weekends Only helped minister to the needs of some of these children and their families to let them know they are not forgotten.

Learn more about the St. Louis Dream Center


Wheeler Mission is a non-denominational, Christian, social services organization, which provides critically needed goods and services to the homeless, poor, and needy of central Indiana without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, or religion. Weekends Only in Indianapolis donates mattresses to Wheeler which are then sold in their thrift store. The money helps Wheeler secure needed supplies for the homeless community.

Learn more about Wheeler Mission


OneIN is an organization in Indianapolis that empowers the poor by providing no interest microloans to help people start businesses. Weekends Only is the largest contributor to OneIN with all donations going towards their Project Fund. Since 2016, OneIN has helped to start over 75 businesses ranging including stores, lobster boats, bee hives, dairy business, delivery businesses, and a music school. Through Weekends Only mattress donations, OneIN has partnered with one organization to provide clean drinking water in Ethiopia, creating steady work for native Somalia people who will install the systems.

Learn more about OneIN


Children’s Bureau, Inc. is a private nonprofit in Indianapolis that has served children and families since 1851, helping families to overcome the challenges that sometimes lead to unhealthy behaviors and threaten a child’s well-being. Weekends Only began this partnership during the Grand Opening in Greenwood, IN, donating more than $10,000 to Children's Bureau. Weekends Only continues to support Children's Bureau through donations.

Learn more about Children's Bureau