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301-985-5180 |
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston MD 20781 (5 minutes from DC, near Hyattsville)
Open 7 days a week, from 9 AM - 6 PM, 
and open till 7 PM on Wednesdays & Fridays.
(Please drop off donations at least 30 minutes before closing time.)

Instead of fighting the crowds at the chain stores after Thanksgiving , come celebrate community with us!   Relax with friends, support local businesses,  enjoy live music & local food,  and even *make* some gifts!  Forklift Fans of all ages (and friendly, leashed pets) are welcome.

November 24th & 25th
11AM - 4PM each day
at Community Forklift
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston, MD 20781 
(5 minutes outside DC in the Hyattsville area)
Great Deals
We're planning a BIG flash sale for the holiday weekend.  We'll be announcing the details on Wednesday night, so make sure you're  following our blog or  Facebook page to get all the info!

DIY Gift-Making
Stop by our crafting stations to make your own presents from green materials!
Design a Coaster 11am - 4pm
Build a Wreath 11am - 4pm
Carve a Butter Spreader 11am - 3pm
Join local craftsman  Don Nalatzy to learn how to make your own wooden butter spreader. (This one is for adult Forklift Fans only).

Free Workshop 
Saturday at 1pm
presented by  Angie Bell of the Urban Pallet Company
Live Music

Friday, November 24th:  
11am - 1pm:   5onFriday (jazz)
2pm - 4pm:  Walter Weinschenk ( electric blues, rock, American folk).

Saturday, November 25th
11am-1pm:   5onFriday
2pm-4pm:  Walter Weinschenk & Friends
Activities for All Ages
Free Pictures with Santa
(Friday & Saturday, 1pm - 3pm)
Santa loves building things, of course. So he always stops by our celebration to pick up tools for his workshop and say hello to all the little upcyclers!

Face Painting
Friday & Saturday, noon - 3pm
Rachel from  Signs, Wonders, and Gifts will be here both days to turn your faces into works of art.

Strolling Magician 
Saturday, noon - 3pm
You won't believe your eyes!
Locally-Made Gifts
Get a head start on your holiday shopping by browsing unique items handmade by local artisans.

Friday, November 24th
3 Peas Soap

Saturday, November 25th

Pottery Demonstrations
Join Forklifter  Andrew Francis for live pottery demos. He'll be creating with fresh clay and incorporating salvaged items from the warehouse for texture.
Local Lunch & Holiday Snacks

Friday & Saturday
Chef Nikki from Pink Confetti will be here with cupcakes, cocoa, and gifts!


Maryland Community Investment
Tax Credit Program

This program encourages Maryland taxpayers to donate to nonprofits that serve local communities. 

So now, when you make a donation to Community Forklift of $500 or more, you can earn a Maryland tax credit of 50% of the value of your donation.  This tax credit is in addition to Federal and State charitable tax deductions.  

Help us  lift up local communities - 
you may able to afford a bigger donation than you think!  

For more information or  to make a donation, 
please visit our website or call us at 301-985-5180.   
Did you know that we sell
some items online?

If you're looking for a unique gift, and can't make it to the warehouse, shop with us online!  All proceeds help us continue to lift up local communities through reuse. 

We have vintage decor, bathroom fixtures, machinery, commercial items, and more in  our  Ebay store.   We also have tons of vintage hardware & decor in our Etsy store .   

We're planning a Cyber Monday sale, so make sure to follow our blog or Facebook page to get the details!

More Gi ft Ideas! 

Do you need a gift for the Forklift Fan in your life?  Stop by the warehouse to pick up a Forklift t-shirt!  We have shirts in men's and women's styles,  in sizes small through 3X.

We also offer Community Forklift gift cards in any amount.  You can buy them in the warehouse, or order them online and we'll mail them to you!


50% off Doors of $200 or less
Throughout November, take half off all doors with orange and blue price tags of $200 or less.  The sale includes many kinds of interior and exterior doors, including antique wood panel doors, oversized doors, modern doors, French doors, bifold doors, louvered, security doors, storm doors, and screen doors.  

Sale does not include surplus doors or doors in frames. 

FREE "Orphan" Cabinets

Look for individual kitchen cabinets, doors, and drawers with price tags of $15 or less.  This month, they're free while supplies last!

If you'd like to make a special gift, these are great for upcycling projects like window seats and play kitchens!

Elana Bailes built this cheerful play kitchen out of two upper cabinets and a bathroom sink faucet she found at the Forklift!
   Follow us for flash sales

Find out about our surprise sales, learn about unusual items in stock, and get all the info that won't fit in our monthly newsletter! 
301-985-5180 |
Open 7 days a week, from 9 AM - 6 PM - and now open till 7 PM on Wednesdays & Fridays.
(Please drop off donations at least 30 minutes before closing time.)
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