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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10 reasons Arc’s Value Village Bloomington's grand opening should go on your calendar NOW

10 reasons Arc’s Value Village Bloomington’s grand opening should go on your calendar NOW

If you go: Location: Valley West Shopping Center, 10546 France Ave. South in Bloomington (France Ave & Old Shakopee Rd, by Cub Foods) Time: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. December 6 with scheduled events throughout the day Event website We’ve been working hard to prepare our fifth store location for our grand opening celebration happening...


Just a Few Words About How Much We Waste: Wrapping Paper:  From Thanksgiving to New Years Day, household waste increases by more than 25%. Added food waste, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons – it all adds up to an additional 1 million tons a week to our landfills. (EPA and Use Less Stuff). ...

The Top 10 White Elephant Gift Finds at Arc’s Value Village this year!

Occasionally donated items arrive that make staff and volunteers look at each other and wonder, “What in the world?”  We’ve assembled our favorite holiday head scratching finds in a top 10 Arc’s Value Village White Elephant gift list just in time for the holiday season!  Do you give gag gifts or exchange white elephant gifts with friends...