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By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

We have received a truckload of deals on premium, brand new mattresses for you! Right now you can save huge on a foam encased, zoned, queen set with gel foam for only $499 is one example of the savings! We are offering FREE local delivery on all purchases store-wide with minimum purchases of just $599.*Please see store for details*

From 3 mattresses in a garage 3 years ago, to 2 showrooms today in Spokane. Our growth is due to support from incredible customers, dedication from hard working employees, blessings from God, encouragement from friends and family and relationships with our suppliers.

16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks is your store for the BRAND NEW mattresses and quality furniture that you want at prices that you would expect to pay at a factory second, returns or a liquidation store.

We offer nice comfortable showrooms, not piles of products in plastic bags. Our inventory has warranties, and the federally required “law tags”. Guaranteed to be brand new, and never used before.

Whether you are in the market for a high quality gel infused memory foam, a hybrid, maybe a pocketed coil, an organic latex, a firm, a plush, a pillowtop, we have them all. Every size and every comfort, along with a large in stock inventory too!

Buying a new mattress is something that you should take seriously, after all you spend a third of your life in bed. We want to make sure that you buy the correct comfort, quality, and a certified BRAND NEW product.

We have easy financing plans, no credit needed programs, layaway, delivery and set up services, package pricing discounts, a clean and comfortable showroom, knowledgeable sales staff, no pressure, authorized dealer, new merchandise only, we contribute to our community and much more.

Now with 2 locations to better serve you!

6821 N. Division Spokane, WA 99208
* OR *
2006 N. Ash Spokane, WA 99205

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

Each day something happens to remind everyone working WHY the store is open, and each day a new story develops. Jason McSteen remembered the yearly Thanksgiving Dinner with The Union Gospel Mission that serves dinner and all the fixings to many less fortunate. This day is a day for many to fill their bellies, receive socks, gloves and other items of need. As Jason continues his quest of giving back through his store, on November 3, 2016, he wrote a check for $1,000 and headed to UGM. This check was going to help with the cost of the Thanksgiving Dinner, knowing this will give many people a hot meal and get them off the streets if even for a few hours.

Jason recalls the day he stumbled through the doors of UGM with 16 cents, 3 shoes & 5 socks in his possession. Although his addictions were powerful, he found the strength every day to fight the desire to give in. He connected with Family of Faith and the R.O.A.R Recovery program that helped him turn his life around.

At the dinner, socks & gloves are handed out to those in need, but first UGM needs to do a community collection. Jason jumped on the opportunity to be a drop off location for these items; this is yet another opportunity to make a difference in a life of the struggling, possibly even two. He understands what it’s like to have nothing. The hope is this dinner will make a difference for someone.

16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks is not about furniture, mattresses coffee tables, end tables chair or any item for your home. It’s about the heart and soul of our community; the broken, the less fortunate and the people that are searching for hope.

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By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

Over time, customs to the celebration include gathering in unity, teach the young about the importance of this holiday and to prepare the heart in gratitude as we reflect what provides us with goodness. By “giving-thanks” we opt to extend to others of less fortunate than ourselves. Thanksgiving is the expression of gratitude, especially to GOD.

As a reflection of this meaning, and what the stores are designed to do, Jason wanted to give a table & food to a family in need. With a social media contest in place, 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks asked for names of people in need. In an electronic random selection, Kyla Lyons was the winner of a new kitchen table & chairs, $500 in groceries & $100 from Avista. Kyla is a new mom and recently married in a new apartment that was without a table for the Thanksgiving holiday. This provided more than goodness in our community.

When you purchase a mattress, table, sofa or bed from 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks you are doing more than providing furnishings for your home. You are giving back.

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks is more than a mattress or furniture store. Every day someone walks through the door with a story. Our latest story started one day when a guy nicknamed Tennessee came to us through Family of Faith Church, where he is now security for the church.

Tennessee is also known as Donald Cochran; and he comes to us from Knoxville, TN. At the age of 5, Donald’s parents divorced; when his mom remarried, his stepdad was extremely abusive, which lead Donald to running away at an early age. His parents were unable to control him, and soon he found himself in juvenile detention facilities, group homes, psychologic help, and doing badly in school. At the age of 11, he found himself charged with breaking at entry, locked up for a while and at his first drug treatment facility at the age of 13. He was kicked out of treatment, attempted suicide several times, overdosed on drugs, sent to a State Hospital, caught with cocaine, and threw out again.

As the chaos in his life mounted so did the trouble; he now had 27 charges which involved a stolen vehicle and was shot, point blank range. This opened his eyes long enough to realize that something needed to change, however Donald found himself in prison shortly after these charges from 19-31 with 3 – 15-year sentences; which during this time he became part of “hate groups.” This made him feel like he belonged to something, and he was serving a purpose.

After 12 years in prison, he was paroled, and soon after that while running from police he suffered a heart attack; then arrested only to serve the remainder of his sentence once again behind bars. During this time, he was in maximum security, which got him heavily addicted to drugs. When he was released, Donald was in a very deep addiction. The chaos continued and soon, he found himself in a carnival for years which allowed him to continue his habits and cravings for drugs. Eventually he was contacted by someone from Post Falls, ID to help get a Carnival going in the northwest. With this move and same addictive habits, he started manufacturing METH in the northwest and once again was in and out of jail due to his on-going drug issues.

Soon, courts sent him to treatment, and five days before completion, he left. He was arrested again and forced to finish by the courts, and he did. He ended up at an Oxford House, then attended Family of Faith at age 45. It was here he found the security he was looking for all these years. He received a life he never knew he could have. He has turned his life around, and he has found out what it means to be an adult. He has taken responsibility for the pain he has caused others, and he is leading a life of sobriety. In his on-going recovery, he has come to realize he has led people astray while in prison (being involved in hate groups) and in his life. He is aware of his past and is aware of the pain he has caused many. He is now dedicated to a different life.

After suicide attempts, theft, assaulting people, drug overdoses, prison, hate groups, hate crimes, detention facilities, a point blank gun shot wound, heart attack, maximum security and more; Tennessee is now a man who is married and has a relationship with his past, meaning he is a father, a grandfather, members of his family and a working part of society. His job at 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks allows him work and maintain his sobriety every day. He will never go back to that life. He has found a new life worth living and he is a blessed, happy man living life the best he can by giving back.

He oversees the warehouse and inventory. He makes sure the deliveries of every mattress, sofa, end table, bed, toddler bed happen with a smile. He is dedicated to his job, to his wife, his family and his faith. It’s what keeps him going in the right direction daily. Tennessee appreciates the life he has now, and is determined to give back every day.

16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks owner, Jason McSteen is determined to give people another chance at life. This is what it’s about. It’s not just a furniture store. It’s a story about giving people their life back.

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

It’s amazing how a man can walk into Union Gospel Mission with virtually nothing and almost 4 years later be the owner of a furniture store with TWO locations that continues to give back to the community. As the owner, Jason McSteen’s philosophy is to give back to the community and bring awareness to programs that make a difference in lives.

In November, Jason McSteen gave money to help UGM with their annual Thanksgiving Dinner which serves a hot meal to the less fortunate in our community. During this meal, socks & gloves are available as supply allows. In an effort to bring awareness of the dinner and the need for socks & gloves, Jason & Mike Ellis, social media consultant, held a #CrazyCampout weekend. Throughout these freezing temperatures, an overnight campout and lots of coffee, 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks raised over 1510 PAIRS of socks, 552 gloves, 426 scarves & hats along with coats, blankets and other items needed for the dinner.

The #CrazyCampout was a success! Several women, men & children received gloves, hats, socks and even blankets to help keep them warm during the chilly days (& nights) ahead.

Jason McSteen has walked the streets of our community and is well aware what a clean, dry pair of socks can do for someone with nothing. Jason is reminded every day the road he has traveled.

When you purchase from 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks, your purchase give back to the community every month.

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

It all started when Jason McSteen walked into Union Gospel Mission with 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks. As the recovery process started, so was the daily reminder of what was lost. As Jason worked to get his life back, he worked hard to create a business with one mattress at a time. Soon, Jason was able to grow his small business out of a basement to a small store that became a stepping stone to his current location on Division that soon translated into another place on Ash.

The focus is recovery every day, but not only for himself but those around him. Jason strives to give back to the community as much as the community gives to him. Helping the less fortunate is important to Jason, as he knows what is like to have nothing. With this in mind, he focuses’ on building awareness of programs that help people in need and through recovery. 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks has grown with this mission in mind.

In December 2016, Jason McSteen & 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks received the Therapedic President’s Award for Sales Performance, Customer Service, and Community Involvement! This award recognizes the support 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks gives to its causes and for the monthly growth in 2016.

It’s with high honor that Jason McSteen accepted this award on behalf of his stores and his employees. Jason is reminded daily by his name what got him where he is today. He continues to work on his recovery, recovery of others and giving back to the community. These are areas that are near and dear to his heart.

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

This story was featured on KHQ  on April 23rd – A Spokane Valley 12-year-old proves that you’re never too young to start making a difference. After all, he decided to do something that most kids his age don’t even think of for his birthday.

Raesean Eaton asked for shoe donations for the Union Gospel Mission instead of presents.

“My goal is however many I can get,” he says.

It all started a year ago, after he and his mom went shopping at 16 Cents, 3 Shoes, and 5 Socks.

“Jason was there and I didn’t know who he was at first but he looked like my football coach from the back of him and I just went up to him saying hi,” he says.

But that chance encounter was everything. Jason told Resean his story, about how he was homeless once.

“He told me that the community helped him get back on his feet,” Raesean said.

So now, he’s hoping to make a difference.

“You can change the world by changing yourself first,” he says. “I want to be a person in the community helping somebody like how they helped him.”

If you’d like to help, you can drop off donations at either one of our store locations:
6821 N. Division St., Spokane, WA. 99208 or 2006 N Ash St., Spokane, WA. 99205.

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks is more than just a furniture store. The owner, Jason McSteen has been down the road of recovery for years. He was given a second chance, and he works to give back in many ways. Here’s another way Jason McSteen helps.

Corbin is from Huntington, Indiana where he lived a chaotic life with his family. His biological dad and step-mother lived a life of drugs, starting with pot, meth, and then heroine; soon the parents and 5 children were homeless. Corbin was living a hard life, similar to his parents. While somewhat attending school, Corbin played football, and became best friends with Brady. Brady Hill’s dad was the coach of the team and a local Pastor.  Soon this Pastor’s family would become Corbin’s family.

One day Corbin’s biological dad and step mother left the five kids at the Hill’s home to watch for the night, but never came back. Abandoned and living in a completely different world, Corbin started attending church with the Hill family. He attended church for one year before giving his life to Christ, then continued this journey. During this time, Corbin and his 4 siblings were adopted through the court system by the Hill/Pastor’s home and Corbin cleaned himself up (he’s been clean for 4 years now) and came to Spokane, WA to attend the Moody Bible School. His goal is to become a Pastor, then to start planting churches. This is where Jason heard about Corbin’s GO FUND ME account.

When owner Jason McSteen found out he was trying to raise money for tuition, he gladly gave Corbin $1,500. “Corbin has overcome addiction and plans on serving others. I felt compelled to help”, said McSteen. Corbin was speechless and thankful after receiving this generous gift.

Corbin is now working at 16 Cents, 3 Shoes, & 5 Socks with Jason McSteen.

This is another person directly affected by the generosity from Jason McSteen and 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks. Jason continues selling furniture, beds, bedroom sets, tables and more to continue giving back.

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

It’s an honor to have the Union Gospel Mission blog feature 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks this month. They did a great job detailing some of the donation drives. They also interviewed the owner, Jason McSteen, about the incredible story of this business. This business is not all about selling mattresses  and furniture . It is about giving back into the local community to those in need. This business is the Spokane mattress store with a story. Here is an excerpt from the full blog post here.

“I want to give back to those ministries because first off they’re preaching the gospel and they’re speaking life into these men and women’s lives: men and women who have been living in addiction, in abusive relationships, who have been in and out of prison, who don’t know anything but that lifestyle…These ministries are reaching the people who need it most. They really do because it’s life or death. – Jason McSteen”

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

Jason McSteen walked into UGM after losing everything with 16 cents, 3 shoes and 5 socks and struggling with a $2500 a day drug addiction. UGM is where he was able to turn his life around, connect with God, have a warm meal, and realize he wanted a better life.

As Jason became healthier so was his focus. Recently, he opened the doors to his THIRD furniture store at 1233 N Division.  With new signs, additional furniture, beds, mattresses, desks and more, 16 Cents, 3 Shoes and 5 Socks now has THREE locations and continues to give back.

Jason McSteen donated $3,000 to Union Gospel Mission Inland Northwest  Summer Camp. Because of customer support, 30 underprivileged children will have a life-changing camp experience.

Jason is a follower of Christ, and a man of his word. He appreciates all that UGM has done for him, his life, and his focus. The story of Jason McSteen, 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks continues to support the community and Union Gospel Mission. The story is far from over.

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By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

We have received a truckload of deals on premium, brand new mattresses for you! Right now you can save huge on a foam encased, zoned, queen set with gel foam for only $499 is one example of the savings! We are offering FREE local delivery on all purchases store-wide with minimum purchases of just $599.*Please see store for details*

From 3 mattresses in a garage 3 years ago, to 2 showrooms today in Spokane. Our growth is due to support from incredible customers, dedication from hard working employees, blessings from God, encouragement from friends and family and relationships with our suppliers.

16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks is your store for the BRAND NEW mattresses and quality furniture that you want at prices that you would expect to pay at a factory second, returns or a liquidation store.

We offer nice comfortable showrooms, not piles of products in plastic bags. Our inventory has warranties, and the federally required “law tags”. Guaranteed to be brand new, and never used before.

Whether you are in the market for a high quality gel infused memory foam, a hybrid, maybe a pocketed coil, an organic latex, a firm, a plush, a pillowtop, we have them all. Every size and every comfort, along with a large in stock inventory too!

Buying a new mattress is something that you should take seriously, after all you spend a third of your life in bed. We want to make sure that you buy the correct comfort, quality, and a certified BRAND NEW product.

We have easy financing plans, no credit needed programs, layaway, delivery and set up services, package pricing discounts, a clean and comfortable showroom, knowledgeable sales staff, no pressure, authorized dealer, new merchandise only, we contribute to our community and much more.

Now with 2 locations to better serve you!

6821 N. Division Spokane, WA 99208
* OR *
2006 N. Ash Spokane, WA 99205

By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

Each day something happens to remind everyone working WHY the store is open, and each day a new story develops. Jason McSteen remembered the yearly Thanksgiving Dinner with The Union Gospel Mission that serves dinner and all the fixings to many less fortunate. This day is a day for many to fill their bellies, receive socks, gloves and other items of need. As Jason continues his quest of giving back through his store, on November 3, 2016, he wrote a check for $1,000 and headed to UGM. This check was going to help with the cost of the Thanksgiving Dinner, knowing this will give many people a hot meal and get them off the streets if even for a few hours.

Jason recalls the day he stumbled through the doors of UGM with 16 cents, 3 shoes & 5 socks in his possession. Although his addictions were powerful, he found the strength every day to fight the desire to give in. He connected with Family of Faith and the R.O.A.R Recovery program that helped him turn his life around.

At the dinner, socks & gloves are handed out to those in need, but first UGM needs to do a community collection. Jason jumped on the opportunity to be a drop off location for these items; this is yet another opportunity to make a difference in a life of the struggling, possibly even two. He understands what it’s like to have nothing. The hope is this dinner will make a difference for someone.

16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks is not about furniture, mattresses coffee tables, end tables chair or any item for your home. It’s about the heart and soul of our community; the broken, the less fortunate and the people that are searching for hope.

D
By 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks 08 Dec, 2017

Over time, customs to the celebration include gathering in unity, teach the young about the importance of this holiday and to prepare the heart in gratitude as we reflect what provides us with goodness. By “giving-thanks” we opt to extend to others of less fortunate than ourselves. Thanksgiving is the expression of gratitude, especially to GOD.

As a reflection of this meaning, and what the stores are designed to do, Jason wanted to give a table & food to a family in need. With a social media contest in place, 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks asked for names of people in need. In an electronic random selection, Kyla Lyons was the winner of a new kitchen table & chairs, $500 in groceries & $100 from Avista. Kyla is a new mom and recently married in a new apartment that was without a table for the Thanksgiving holiday. This provided more than goodness in our community.

When you purchase a mattress, table, sofa or bed from 16 Cents, 3 Shoes & 5 Socks you are doing more than providing furnishings for your home. You are giving back.

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