We’re excited to share that The Salvation Army launched a new mobile version of the organization’s Family Store site, www.SATRUCK.org that makes donating unwanted goods easier than ever. With a few clicks on your tablet or smart phone, the streamlined mobile site allows visitors to easily schedule a donation pick-up at their home or business, or [...]
Thrifting is a pastime focused on the accumulation of things – and if you’re anything like me, you like to partake in this pastime often, which means your accumulation of things inevitably creates clutter in your home. Clutter is healthy in the average household, but clutter in a thrifter’s household has potential to get out [...]
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, [...]
The Salvation Army is proud to announce that we are now on Pinterest! Today we unveil our new account on Pinterest, the pinboard-style, photo-sharing website which enables users to create and manage image collections. Basically, think of it as a set of online scrapbooks, called boards, where you can browse, share and collect images. You can find The [...]
I’m gonna’ pop some tags Only got twenty dollars in my pocket These are a couple of the [cleanest] lines from popular song, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore, and actually, we only had about $15 in total between myself and colleagues Jennifer, Jaime, and Jackie when we set out shopping at The Salvation Army’s Family Store [...]
Small businesses make a big difference for charities. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), 75 percent of small companies donate to charities each year, averaging a contribution of six percent of profits to charity. Considering the economies of scale involved, that’s considerably higher than larger companies. The Salvation Army of Long Beach, CA [...]
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), includes a new tax-law provision known as “IRA charitable rollover,” which gives individuals 70 ½ or older who are receiving IRA distribution the opportunity to make a cash gift to a charity of their choice and still have a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). This sort of move [...]
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!
Ever seen the CBS show “Amazing Race”?
The fun reality game show features teams of two people racing around the world making pitstops to win prizes in attempt to win the scavenger hunt’s grand prize of $1,000,000. The show is reminiscent of the manic quest for money in the classic movie It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World.