Declutter The Coat Closet & Do The Most Good!

Monday, October 15, 2012
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The fall season is almost half over, which means old man winter is on his way. And we hear he’s going to be especially harsh to residents of…

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5 Ways to Shop Smart at Your Next Thrift Store Trip!

Friday, August 17, 2012
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I was first introduced to thrifting as a teenager growing up in rural Pennsylvania. I can remember combing the racks of my hometown Salvation Army Family Store for…

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Some Weekend Wisdom: Don’t Regret the Tests You’ve Passed

Friday, July 20, 2012
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Here’s a simple thought that will allow you to power forward and never look back: Growth is in learning to move from a place of “regret” into a place of “testimony”.

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Are you a lover of all things vintage? Check out Sammy D!

Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Attention thift store mavens! If you’ve never heard of vintage fashion expert and thrifting extraordinaire, Sammy Davis, then you’re missing out! The highly praised blogger and New York…

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Salvation Army, I Heart You

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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Guest blogger Kendra Ketter Chavis is a speaker and Christian Lifestyle blogger (GoodGirlsHaveMoreFun.com & HowToWearAnything.com) whose work focuses on using media and creative engagement to make God a more…

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Going “Mad” over Salvation Army Vintage!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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I’m a huge fan of the show Mad Men for a lot of reasons. Outside of any true connection I might feel with the show’s characters, my obsession with the show stems from a love of the decade’s fashion.

So you can imagine how thrilled I was to find out that “wardrobe wonder woman” Janie Bryant, a vintage lover who dresses the characters for every episode, shops The Salvation Army thrift stores for fur, leather and other finds.

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Hanes Donation Provides Warmth & Opportunities for Ministry

Monday, April 2, 2012
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Did you know socks are the #1 item requested at our homeless shelters? And thanks to Hanes’ generous donation of 250,000 pairs this last Christmas season, our shelters were able to provide many individuals with this much-needed and often overlooked commodity.

Guest blogger Captain Phil Smith in Santa Barbara, California decided to use part of their sock donation to support their “Street Level” Outreach Ministry.

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Christine’s Closet, Part 9: An Extraordinary Find!

Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Remember Christine Burton, the thrify fashionista regularly featured on the Western Territory’s Expect Change blog?

She’s back for the first time in 2012 with another great piece she found at her Salvation Army Family Store! And this time, she proves that you might find something at The Salvation Army not found at regular ol’ department stores.

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Do the Most Good in Your Spring Cleaning

Monday, March 19, 2012
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It’s National Spring Cleaning Week! In celebration of the cleanest week of the year, the Huffington Post offered a handy list of 10 ways to de-clutter your closet….

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Fashion Guru Shops Salvation Army!

Friday, March 2, 2012

Our friends in The Salvation Army Western Territory have a fabulous blog called Expect Change. Even if you don’t live the area, the blog’s known for featuring some really unique stories that anyone can enjoy.

Like their latest post about 16 year-old Meredith, a popular “beauty guru and vlogger” on YouTube, who recently posted a video about her fabulous fashion finds from her local Salvation Army thrift store.

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