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.


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Monthly archive April, 2013

Every day is Earth Day at Arc’s Value Village

Earth Day is Monday, April 22, and Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores & Donation Centers have a remarkable story to tell. Believe it or not, in the past 30 years of selling and recycling, Arc’s Value Village has kept nearly 60 million pounds of clothing and household items out of landfills. In 2012 alone, Arc’s...
Easing Into Thrifting

Easing Into Thrifting

by Sally McGraw, Guest Stylist at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores and Donation Centers I’ve been thrifting since I was 12 and I’ll be thrifting until I’m 112. I’m the type of person who sets her mind to a task and doesn’t stop until the task has been completed, which makes me an ideal thrift...
More Than One is Way More Fun!

More Than One is Way More Fun!

It’s no secret that I am a self-proclaimed jewelry junkie, so this season’s hottest accessory trend – layering necklaces – is right up my alley! Stacking multiple necklaces creates a dramatic, multi-dimensional look and adds visual impact to any outfit. Throwing on a few layers of bling sounds easy enough, but there are some simple...