EMPOWERING
REFUGEES
THROUGH
EMPLOYMENT

OUR STORY

Sparrow Furniture helps refugees to overcome barriers to employment by providing them with the opportunity for a paid apprenticeship and language classes in a custom woodworking business.

Over 1300 hours of one on one English Tutoring provided

Employed 10 refugees from 7 different Countries (Iran, Syria, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Iraq)

Have graduated 4 employees from the apprenticeship, all having job offers with higher pay and stronger benefits packages upon exit.

Have sold over 1000 pieces of unique furniture and home goods.Provided Custom Furniture for local businesses such as Basil and Board, Isaac's Studio 3 Architects, Rich Duncan Construction, Masonry Restaurant, Broadway Coffeehouse, Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, CBTwo Construction, and more.

WHAT
WE MAKE
Home
GOODS
WE DO

• Make a variety of batch made home goods for showroom sales.
• We do provide some of these items with custom branding options for bulk purchases of wedding gifts, corporate gifts, etc.
• Provide some items at wholesale pricing for bulk purchases. Send us a message if interested in buying in bulk.

WE DO NOT DO

• Custom refinishing projects.
• Cabinetry, flooring, or finished carpentry
• Installs, we are not licensed and bonded contractors; we are happy to deliver and setup furniture but cannot physically install pieces to your home or business.

REFURBISHED
FURNITURE
WE DO

• Accept donations of solid wood furniture to be refurbished and sold in our showroom.

WE DO NOT DO

•  Custom refinishing projects directly for customer.

CUSTOM
FURNITURE
WE DO

• Commercial Furnishings – Specializing in hardwood tops, conference tables, and custom commercial furniture. See our work at Basil and Board, Isaac’s, Studio 3 Architects, Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, Masonry Restaurant, and more!
• Residential Custom Furnishings – We work with local hardwoods to produce unique furniture for your home.
• Custom signage and branding work using our laser table.

WE DO NOT DO

• Custom refinishing projects.
• Cabinetry, flooring, or finished carpentry
• Installs, we are not licensed and bonded contractors; we are happy to deliver and setup furniture but cannot physically install pieces to your home or business.

Looking for a unique look for your business or office?

Let us know what you have in mind and we'll see if we can make it happen for you!

Interested in getting involved?
Want to make a difference in the lives of our new neighbors?

Donate Financialy

We need financial and in-kind donations to make Sparrow a reality. Visit www.salemalliance.org, click on "giving", then "one-time gift", fill out your contact info, then select "Sparrow Furniture" from the drop down menu.  Sparrow Furniture operates under the 501c3 of Salem Alliance Church.

Donate furniture

We are looking for solid wood furniture, that we can refurbished to sell in our showroom. You can bring by donations on Mondays between the hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm to our entrance located off the alley. Not sure what we will take? Send us a message and attach photos for an approval before you haul it over.

Volunteer

Do you have a background in woodworking ESL, delivery driving, or customer service. We are looking for volunteer mentors to work alongside our employees. Contact us for more information.

SHOWROOM

LOCATION:
1264 Broadway St NE, Salem OR
HOURS:
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm
WHAT WE SELL:
Refurbished Furniture - We have a great selection of unique refurbished furniture.
Custom Furniture -  Custom pieces highlighting our unique style and some amazing local wood species.
Lighting - Need to light your space? We have custom pendants and desk lamps.Decor - Wall art, slab shelves, planters, and more.
Home Goods - We have items for your home, kitchen and for hosting.
THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

1264 Broadway St NE.
Salem. OR 97301​

Donations
Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Showroom
Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 3pm

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