Who is “Bud”?

One question we get a lot, here at the store is, “Who is Bud?” The “BUD’S” in Bud’s Warehouse actually stands for Building Unity and Dignity through Service and our non-profit mission is to rebuild lives through our career and life-skill development program for employees.
As a job-training program, Bud’s Warehouse offers over 20,000 sq. ft. of new and antique home improvement supplies – all donated by area contractors, builders, suppliers, and homeowners.The concept behind Bud’s is that we accept new and used building and home products, then clean, organize, and sort them. We sell them to the public to support and provide the business environment for our job-training program for individuals rebuilding lives from addiction, homelessness, and prison. All donations are eligible for a federal and state tax deduction.
In general, here’s what makes the best kind of donations:
  • cabinets
  • newer appliances
  • new tile
  • new carpet
  • hardware
  • light fixtures
  • doors
  • windows
  • bath tubs
  • sinks
  • furniture

 

Bud’s is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Help Support Bud’s by Watching the Nugs

Nuggets LogoIt’s that time of year again already! We had so much fun going to the Nuggets game together last year that we are going to do it again this season. Come join Bud’s Warehouse as the Denver Nuggets take on Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, January 20th. Tickets make a great Christmas present and include a $4 donation to Bud’s with every ticket purchased. Find out more or buy your tickets here today. Read more

New & Lightly Used Home Improvement Items Help Rebuild Lives

Bud’s Warehouse, a nonprofit job training program of Belay Enterprises, provides a solution to the dilemma of remodeling left-over’s.

16 years ago, a group of contractors, businesspeople, and urban pastors started Bud’s to keep usable building materials out of landfills as well as to offer job-training opportunities for individuals struggling with addiction, homelessness or prison records.

Bud’s Warehouse recycles usable building items not accepted by regular thrift stores. Home builders, suppliers and homeowners donate items like cabinets, appliances, tile, paint, carpet, hardware, light fixtures, doors, windows, bath tubs, sinks, and many other building materials. These are then resold to the public at discounts of up to 70%. Check out the latest arrivals on Bud’s Facebook page.

In addition to recycling building materials, Bud’s Warehouse also “recycles” people’s lives. For a variety of reasons, from prison records to drug addiction, numerous city residents are unable to find or keep a job. Bud’s Warehouse employs formerly unemployable people, providing them with training for both employment and life. The sale of home improvement items enables the program to be self-supporting and model self-sufficiency for its participants.

Bud’s Warehouse is open to the public. The innovative concept of a home improvement thrift store has become increasingly popular with area homeowners seeking savings of up to 70% on home improvement items while helping others. Over the years, the program has been profiled on 9News, Channel 2 News, Channel 7, the Denver Post, Denver Business Journal and Westword.

For more information or to donate tax deductible building supplies, call (303) 296-3990. Bud’s Warehouse is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Did you See Viana’s Story?

Viana graduated the Bud’s Warehouse job training program this Summer. In this short video Viana talks about her experience at Bud’s.

The mission of Bud’s Warehouse is to hire and train individuals who have significant barriers to employment.  The Bud’s Warehouse training program is designed to combine workplace experience with trainings that equip employees for transition to full-time, self-sufficient employment. The entire Bud’s crew is proud of Viana and excited for her future!

As always, Bud’s Warehouse is open to the public.  The innovative concept of a home improvement thrift store has become increasingly popular with area homeowners seeking savings of up to 70% on home improvement items while helping others.  The organization offers vinyl flooring, marble and granite, doors, kitchen cabinets, appliances, carpet, hardware, light fixtures, windows, cabinet doors, bathtubs, sinks, and many other building materials.

For more information or to donate tax deductible building materials, call (303) 296-3990. Bud’s Warehouse is open Monday though Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.