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 October, 2013
Oct. is National Disability Employment Awareness Month - good for everyone!

Oct. is National Disability Employment Awareness Month – good for everyone!

  “I really like the people here (at work),” Tom Dixon says.  “I love my huge cubicle that I can decorate how I want. It is like having my own apartment in there!” Tom is a part-time data entry associate at The Arc Greater Twin Cities, with almost four years on a job that originally...
Halloween Jar Redux

Halloween Jar Redux

It’d be difficult to find a craft/DIY/home decorating blog that doesn’t have at least one post on how to reuse the ever-so-humble Mason jar. Here is yet another version: decorating a table for a Halloween party. These jars were found at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores. By changing the colors shown here, this idea can...