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 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…
Monday, July 23, 2012
At 6’7 and 280 pounds, it’s difficult to imagine past NFL linebacker John Corker as “weak”. But for years, the one-time Green bay Packer was dominated by his own dependence on drugs all the while playing defense for various teams.
“I was probably smoking $1,200 a day and playing pro football at the same time,” he said. “How my heart didn’t burst, I can’t tell you that.”
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 17, 2012
Deliberating between a sentence of time in state prison or the counsel of The Salvation Army, the judge decided to give Leslie Zimmerman one last chance, a prospect of real life change through a work program at The Salvation Army in Pasadena, CA.
That was a good call on his part.
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…
Monday, May 21, 2012
The following was contributed by guest blogger, Sheila Fortson, owner of the Hidden Glam Boutique in Ambler, PA. Sheila is also known as “The Glam Thrifter” because she loves to shop second-hand and does it like a pro! Join her online at www.MeetSheilaFortson.com and www.Facebook.com/TheGlamThrifter.
All dresses pictured below are from The Salvation Army Family Store in Montgomeryville, PA!