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  • May 11, 2020

    Coping with a Crisis

    May is mental health awareness month and while mental health is always critical, right now in this pandemic, mental health can be especially fragile. The stress of the unknown can wear on a person, causing symptoms of anxiety and depression to be amplified or even surface for the first time.

  • April 14, 2020

    4 Steps to Spring Clean Your Closet

    Many of us are stuck inside, working on flattening the curve to hopefully speed up our return to normal. During this time, why not declutter your house while helping Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana? Follow the four steps inside and you’ll have a clean closet in no time!

  • April 9, 2020

    We're In This Together

    It is fair to say that these past weeks have been amongst the most daunting and extraordinary that we have experienced in our lifetime. We are being tested in ways far beyond what we could have ever imagined, and yet, we are also coming together with renewed purpose, finding greater strength resilience from each other. We can’t do this without you!

  • February 14, 2020

    The “Thrift Night” Challenge with Volunteers of America Thrift

    Running out of ideas for your date nights? Take the "Thrift Night" challenge! What is the “Thrift Night” challenge? It’s a fun twist on your date night.

  • February 11, 2020

    Your Date Won’t Know its Thrifted: Date Night Outfits for Valentine’s Day

    Whether you’ve been married for over 10 years or are in a new relationship, deciding what to wear on the biggest date night of the year, Valentine’s Day, can be stressful. The good news is finding an outfit to look and feel your best at Volunteers of America Thrift Stores is easy and fun.

  • January 21, 2020

    A Thrift Store Guide to Decluttering Your Home

    Have you decluttered your house recently? Studies have shown a link between the amount of clutter in your house and the state of our mental health. According to a January 2019 article from the New York Times, "...a cluttered home, researchers are learning, can be a stressful home."

  • January 14, 2020

    Buying a Car at an Auto Auction: Tip and Tricks to Come Away a Winner

    Throwing in your bid at an auto auction at Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana is both thrilling and challenging. Read on for the best tips for buying a car at auction.

  • January 1, 2020

    Employee Announcements | January 2020

    Introducing you to the newest leadership roles at Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana.

  • December 16, 2019

    Make a New Year’s Resolution to Shop More Thrift

    We have the perfect New Year’s resolution for you – and we guarantee it’s super easy to keep.

  • December 16, 2019

    Giving and Receiving: How Donating Old Items Replaced by New Gifts Can Help Others

    This holiday season, many of us are lucky enough to receive new clothes, gadgets, and household items. But what happens to all of the old items that your new gifts are replacing?