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  • September 21, 2020

    The Ultimate Guide to Donating Your Stuff

    We get questions all the time about donating your stuff to our thrift stores. So, we decided to create a one stop shop for all your thrift donation needs, including how donating your unused clothing and goods builds hope for people in your community.

  • September 21, 2020

    Thrift Your Halloween

    Our thrift stores are a treasure trove of items for every conceivable costume. In this blog you'll find 6 costume ideas that you can start thrifting today!

  • August 17, 2020

    5 Tips for Finding "The Good Stuff"

    If you follow any re-sellers or thrift aficionados on social media you might wonder, how do they find all these great items? What are they doing that I’m not? We are here to give you a look into the tip and tricks that these thrift savvy shoppers use to make sure they find “the good stuff.”

  • August 17, 2020

    Up-cycling your kid's virtual learning space

    School districts across Ohio are going fully or partially virtual for the 2020/2021 school year. The prospect of your child trying to distance learn may seem daunting, but your local VOA thrift stores are here to set you up for success.

  • August 10, 2020

    Celebrate National Thrift Shop Day with a 50% off Sale!

    What’s better than one thrift sale a month? Two thrift sales a month! That’s right, Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana thrift stores are celebrating National Thrift Shop Day on Friday, August 14th with a 50% off sale!

  • July 20, 2020

    Back to School Thrift Shopping

    Whether it’s online learning or spending time in the classroom – students need to be prepared to learn, dream and achieve. Our thrift stores have the items you need to start the school year off on the right foot.

  • July 20, 2020

    Thrifting Your Home Workspace

    Working from home is the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic. So how’s that at-home desk situation looking? If your workspace is looking more like a pile of papers than an organized space then Volunteers of America thrift stores are here to help.

  • June 17, 2020

    Thrifty Ways to Beat the Heat

    How can you beat the heat without spending a ton of money? Head to your local Volunteers of America thrift store!

  • 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!