Wednesday, October 3, 2012
On any given day of the week, employees working in the back of a Salvation Army Family Store will sort through hundreds of donated items. And occasionally, items need to be scrubbed, repaired or lifted in some way in order to be resold at the front of the store.
At the Orange County, California Salvation Army Family Store, this is where “Band Aid” Mike comes in.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The term “comfort food” takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to the food provided at The Salvation Army Men’s Hope Center in Norfolk, VA. The…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
The Back to School shopping season can be one of the best lessons ever for yourself and your children. Think “Savings 101”. It’s possible to stay on trend and in budget without complex graphs and charts prepared before you hit the stores.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Chef Cecil Morris Jr. was once a client of The Salvation Army of Coastal Alabama’s rehabilitation program because of a 15-year addiction that threatened to ruin his life,…
Friday, August 17, 2012
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…
Friday, July 20, 2012
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”.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Expect Change, The Salvation Army Western Territory’s blog has been featuring a great video series called Salvation Army Stories, video testimonials from individuals who have been spiritually transformed…
Thursday, July 5, 2012
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…
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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…
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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.