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About A1 Furniture & Mattress


A1 Furniture & Mattress has been family owned and operated since 1980. We have three stores throughout the Madison area, over 100,000 sq.ft of furniture and mattresses on display, and over 40 brands of home furnishings to choose from. We feature more styles, name brands and furniture groupings than any furniture store in the area. With knowledgeable, no-pressure personnel to assist you.

Get to know the Cannarella family & the A1 Furniture story


Check out our three great locations on the Eastside and Westside of Madison plus our new store in Verona!

Our Mission

Our goal in business is to give our customers the best value in home furniture. A1 Furniture has the lowest price on quality furniture in the area along with an enormous selection of styles ranging from contemporary to traditional.



Giving back has been a passion for the Cannarella family since starting A1 Furniture out of their garage in 1980. Today the business has grown to three locations across Madison area and so has A1’s ability to give back. Each month, A1 is committed to supporting a local organization that makes a difference in the community by spreading awareness, making donations, and supporting events.

"Business to us is not just about making a profit. It's about helping others and being able to give back to the community. It's who we always have been and are today. Supporting our community is a must. And that's one of the big reasons I do this."

- Paul Cannarella, Owner


Porchlight strives to reduce homelessness in Dane County by collaborating with the community to provide shelter, affordable housing, and supportive services that eliminate barriers and empower the individuals and families they serve.

Learn more at porchlightinc.org

Badger Prairie Needs Network operates one of the busiest food pantries in Dane County. BPNN also offers free community meals, nutrition education, hands-on cooking classes, a community garden, and legal advocacy to fight homelessness. And they're 100% volunteer run!

Learn more at www.bpnn.org

"We are a largely volunteer run organization that focuses on educational outreach, public policy advocacy, support groups for all family members and building awareness. We recognize that each person has special attributes with ways to contribute, and that's why we are committed to societal inclusion in hope of earning respect and tolerance for all individuals on the spectrum from diagnosis through the life span."

Learn more at autismsouthcentral.org/

A nonprofit formed by combat Veterans to help Veterans in their return home.TheVeteran run retail coffee shop also supports an extended network of Veteran families, and encourage Veteran interaction with the community as a whole. “Hootch” is military jargon for a hut or safe place to sleep during combat. The term “dry” denotes the organization’s mission to provide a social gathering place for Veterans that is free of alcohol.

Learn more at dryhootchwi.org

Gilda's Club Madison creates a community of free emotional support, cancer education, and hope for children and adults with any cancer diagnosis and those who care for them. We currently serve more than 4,000 members. Our club is a welcoming environment away from the emotionally charged health care setting where people can just be themselves and share themselves with others.

Learn more at gildasclubmadison.org

A rescue that helps the neediest of animals, while providing a quality experience for adopters and clients. Underdog has grown to save thousands of lives through 75 foster homes with support before, during, and after adoptions. Plus, Underdog offers veterinary services open to the public so they can help more animals in the community!

Learn more at underdogpetrescue.org

We are a strong community supporter donating funds and items to local charities that include:

  • Joining Forces for Families
  • The United Way
  • Family Support & Resource Center
  • American Cancer Society
  • Children’s Fund international
  • March of Dimes
  • Tellurian
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Special Olympics of Wisconsin
  • Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Combat Blindness Foundation
  • Big Brothers of Wisconsin
  • St. Luke’s House
  • Salvation Army
  • Goodwill Industries
  • St. Vincent DePaul

Read, first hand, what others are saying about us.

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