Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores began in 1982 and provide vital funding for The Arc Greater Twin Cities. The Arc Greater Twin Cities provides programs and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families here in the Twin Cities Metro Area.


It’s Shopping with a purpose!

Monthly archive January, 2013
Insights from a Mid-Century & Danish Modern Lover

Insights from a Mid-Century & Danish Modern Lover

You may have noticed the feature about Golden Age Design in the October issue of Mpls St. Paul Magazine. We noticed when owner Kara Kurth and her business partner & husband Bill gave a shout out to Arc’s Value Village as their fave thrift store.  It seemed like a good opportunity to get to know...
Thank you Kristy!

Thank you Kristy!

Kristy is an artist and member of The Arc Greater Twin Cities who volunteered to make hundreds of lovely fiesta flowers for  centerpieces for the Feb. 9, 2013 Arc Gala – perfect for our Latin theme! Kristy has her own studio in Maplewood and loves crafts of all kinds.  Thank you, Kristy, for adding your...
What's in a Fruit Plate?

What’s in a Fruit Plate?

Arc’s Value Village Brooklyn Center recently sold a 1890’s book with 96 Tree and Fruit plates for over $500 on Arc’s eBay site.  Selling items on eBay has proven to be a great way to maximize the value of unique donations. An assistant manager at the store said she had never seen anything like the...