Updated: Jun 5, 2021
The purpose of Heroes Warehouse is to provide previously homeless veterans and their families with furniture and home essentials for their Permanent homes at NO COST to them. To date, Heroes Warehouse (a non-profit 501(c)3 has assisted more than 5,600 veteran families in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. As a non-profit, 100% of all donations benefit our veterans, we have no paid staff, all of us are volunteers.
The Hero's Warehouse accepts new and gently used household items such as couches, loveseats, tables & chairs, coffee & end tables, lamps, dishes, and other household goods. Please understand that due to COVID-19, Heroes Warehouse is not able to accept mattresses, large appliances or clothing.
For Pick-up Service please contact us at: HEROES WAREHOUSE (909) 714-2640 Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Again, thank you in advance for your support of our Veterans. Your tax-deductible Donations can also be made by visiting the website: www.heroeswarehouse.org or mailed to P.O. Box 311202. Fontana, CA 92331 Nonprofit Tax ID# 81-1372885
ABC-7 Salutes Heroes Warehouse, organization that furnishes homes for veterans By Josh Haskell
Saturday, January 6, 2018
FONTANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Iraq War veteran Ted Telemaque and his son slept on the floor of their Riverside apartment when they first moved in because they didn't have enough money to furnish their new home.
"I moved in there and I was scratching my head, ok, as a single father, what do I do? I reached out, tried to exert all options and then came across the Heroes Warehouse. Now I have my whole apartment furnished, from bed, to couch, to even kitchen," Telemaque said.
Since 2012, the Heroes Warehouse in Fontana - founded by Mary Kelly-Mohr - has helped 3,000 families adjust to life after the service. Their 7,000 square foot warehouse isn't just full of donated household furniture, but washers and dryers, food and clothes. The Heroes Warehouse services 10 to 14 families per week.
"They place them in permanent housing, which is wonderful and get them off the streets, but there's no furniture. Just imagine yourself going on vacation and you have an empty hotel room," Kelly-Mohr said.
Vietnam veteran Ted Alford was homeless for two years until the Veterans Affairs provided him with an apartment, but he didn't have furniture.
"I've got such nice stuff in my apartment. It's not early-morning junkyard, or anything like that, it all matches, it looks great. I can actually cook now because she gave me utensils, pans - everything a guy would need. So now, I'm standing proud again," he said. It's an organization dedicated to making a house a home. Since 2012, the Heroes Warehouse in Fontana - founded by Mary Kelly-Mohr - has helped 3,000 families adjust to life after the service. Their 7,000 square foot warehouse isn't just full of donated household furniture, but washers and dryers, food and clothes. The Heroes Warehouse services 10 to 14 families per week.
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