Happy Pride Month!

First of all, Happy Pride Month to all of our LBGTQ+ staff members, customers, and followers! Secondly, did you know that Arc’s Value Village thrift store is one of the hottest places to get attire for the Twin Cities Pride Festival? It’s so easy to shop because not only do the store staff members make […]

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How to dress with the Pantone Color of the Year 2024: Peach Fuzz

Happy New Year everyone! Let’s start off 2024 by chatting about Pantone’s Color of the Year: Peach Fuzz!  According to Pantone’s Executive Director, Leatrice Eiseman, “In seeking a hue that echoes our innate yearning for closeness and connection, we chose a color radiant with warmth and modern elegance. A shade that resonates with compassion, offers […]

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Donate your vehicle for tax benefits and support The Arc Minnesota

Have you considered donating your vehicle to Arc’s Value Village? You will receive tax benefits for your vehicle donation and The Arc Minnesota will receive financial support to continue with our important mission to promote and protect the human rights of individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. All vehicles are considered (running or not), including cars, […]

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It’s Thriftmas at Arc’s Value Village!

Thriftmas is in full swing at Arc’s Value Village! If you’re not familiar with Thriftmas, here we go:  Each Arc’s Value Village location (New Hope, Richfield and Bloomington) collect donations year round, which if it’s holiday related, they collect and collect until November each year. When it gets to the time where they need to […]

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Thriftmas opens Saturday November 4th at Arc’s Value Village

Thriftmas is coming to Arc’s Value Village! We will be launching our much anticipated annual collection of holiday decorations and winter clothing at all three Arc’s Value Village thrift store locations in the twin cities. Get deals on winter coats, winter boots, stocking hats, mittens, scarves and all of your winter clothing needs for the […]

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TGIF: Thank Goodness It’s Fall!

Summer is my favorite time of year here in Minnesota because the rest of the year is dreary and cold. However, this summer was just HOT! I actually couldn’t wait for it to be Fall and for the cooler temperatures. I’m sure a lot of you agree. 😉 On Sept 14th, we wanted to celebrate […]

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Tis the Season! Melissa is back!

Hello Villagers, I’m back! I took a little break from blogging, but I’ll be guest blogging for Arc’s once a month again, and  I couldn’t be happier and more excited! We’re in the middle of the holiday season, so what better timing than to talk about holiday fashion? Wardrobe from Arc’s Value Village / Styled […]

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5 Places to Find The Perfect Vintage Inspired Wardrobe This Fall

It’s a new season, which means a new wardrobe to accommodate the weather! However, a new wardrobe can be expensive, and it’s not accessible or affordable for most. Adding to that, how do you build a new autumn wardrobe with the hottest style of the season? Just like Autumn, vintage and retro are back! So […]

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When to thrift

Hi there! It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged for Arc, I missed all of you!!! I hope all of you are having a great start to your summer and enjoying being with friends, family and the outdoors post-quarantine! So what have I been up to….let’s see here. Well, I can tell you that I’ve been […]

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What makes you different, makes you beautiful

As my preteen favorite boy band once said “What makes you different, makes you beautiful.” There are over 7 billion people on Earth today, and not one person is the same.  You are truly one of a kind.  Everyone has his or her own likes and dislikes, their own tastes, and their own styles.  We […]

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