Sweater Weather Hacks

It’s here, probably every woman’s favorite  season, Fall! All the layering, sweaters and everything pumpkin spice, am I right?! And who doesn’t think comfy sweaters are the greatest ‘work from home’ quarantine outfit? Just wear it with a pair of your favorite slippers, some leggings and call it good!   I have definitely done a […]

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Spotlight: Kyle Gustafson

Since 1982 our Richfield store has been an important part of this community. Arc’s Value Village is the face of The Arc Minnesota, often times the first time people hear of our organization and the important work we do serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Keeping the store operating at maximum speed is vital […]

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Spotlight: Jasmine

“jasstyle101 mentioned you in their story” is a common notification received on Arc’s Value Village social media. Who is @jasstyle101 and why does she mention Arc’s Value Village so often? Jasmine Komora Jesus + mom + fashion + motivation – helping women be stylishly affordable. Content creator. Intrigued by her Instagram profile, we met with […]

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Spotlight: JoEllen Schultz

If you’ve ever shopped our New Hope store, you’ve hopefully had the pleasure of meeting JoEllen Schultz. JoE (for short) has a warm smile, a kind heart, and a calming presence. We recently caught up with her to learn a bit more:   Q:  What is your background A:  I have been with Arc’s Value […]

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Make Room Summer Wardrobe, Fall Is Coming!

I think every woman and their mom is already talking about fall, the cute clothes they’ll be able to wear and pumpkin spice everything. Although I’m not ready for fall because I love warm weather, I definitely have been getting my clients ready for it.   Whenever I work with my seasonal clients, not only […]

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Claire: One of a Kind

Background: Claire’s professional bio describes her as a writer, model, marathoner, and mama. We emphatically add ‘thrifter’ to that list! Claire has been a long-time supporter of our Richfield location, and was delighted to discover our New Hope store when she moved to that side of town. She is smart and really discovered the cost […]

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Spotlight: Caleb Jensen

If you’ve ever shopped at Arc’s Value Village, you’ve likely seen Caleb Jensen, always smiling and always dressed colorfully. Caleb was recently promoted to Manager of our Bloomington store – congratulations Caleb! We caught up with him and learned more about his interesting life: Q: What’s your background? A: “I have worked with the company […]

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Debbi Harris: Featured Volunteer

Writing a piece on an amazing human is a humbling endeavor and my hesitation can only be resolved by my decision to simply serve this up and let the wonder of Debbi speak for itself. So here it is. HandsOn Twin Cities recently celebrated their 100th Anniversary with a special book featuring one hundred volunteers […]

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No More Quarantine Blues!

It’s been a little over 4 months since we have been in quarantine. How are you feeling right about now? If you’re like me, I feel like I can’t get enough sunshine. Thank goodness we’re quarantined during summer and not in the winter, am I right?! Grant it, it hasn’t been perfect all summer; we’ve […]

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Wedding Season Is Here!

There is no doubt about it that I have bought dresses or special event wear for that one occasion then never wore it again. How many of you are guilty of this too? 🙋♀️ Being a professional thrifter, one-off outfits like this can easily be thrifted. Whether you’re buying a few pieces for interviewing, a […]

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