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  • 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

    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?

  • November 18, 2019

    Thrifting Your Holiday Table Setting

    Don’t spend a fortune on holiday décor that only gets used once a year. Volunteers of America thrift stores in Central and Northern Ohio are treasure troves for holiday themed linens, trays, glasses, silverware, dishes and much more. Read on to find examples and tips on how to make your holiday table magazine ready AND on a budget.

  • November 18, 2019

    Bringing in the New Year on a Budget

    Start 2020 off right with a thrifted New Year’s outfit! Whether you’re hitting the town or hosting a party at your home, a Volunteers of America thrift stores in Columbus or Cleveland can set you up without breaking the bank.

  • August 19, 2019

    5 Fun & Thrifty Back-to-School DIY Projects

    VOA fun and easy DIY projects made with thrift store finds for back-to-school.

  • June 24, 2019

    What is a Non-Profit Organization?

    Most people have heard of “nonprofit organizations,” and you probably associate the phrase with charitable and service-based groups in your community. But what is a nonprofit, and how does an organization qualify as one? We’re answering a few of the most commonly asked questions about nonprofit organizations below:

  • June 17, 2019

    It's Picnic Season: Tips for a thrifty picnic

    Your Volunteers of America Thrift Stores have all of your picnic needs, whether you're going to an outdoor movie, the zoo, a park or an afternoon at pool. And, to have the most successful spring picnic ever, you'll need to make sure you have the essentials.