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  • October 22, 2018

    Last Minute Halloween costumes from the thrift store

    Our thrift stores are a treasure trove of items for every conceivable costume. Take a look at these 10 costume ideas that you can find today.

  • October 22, 2018

    6 ​Easy DIY Punny Halloween Costumes

    Pun costumes can be clever and funny ways to stand out among the sea of ghosts and witches this Halloween.

  • September 17, 2018

    The Secret Truth About Thrift Stores

    It shouldn’t be a big secret how thrift stores operate, sort donations and how much they value the clothes and household items donated by community members like you. The proceeds of Volunteers of America thrift stores support life-saving programs for community members in need.


  • January 1, 2018

    Max and Phillip Buy a House

    In 2013, Max and Phillip met at Brandon Hall as homeless veterans. Now, four years later, they bought a house!

  • August 31, 2017

    Volunteers of America of Indiana - Mission & Scope

    Volunteers of America of Indiana has four main service areas - support for homeless veterans, reentry services, behavioral health treatment, and independent senior housing.

  • March 28, 2017

    Highlight Video: Breakfast Fundraiser 2017

    On March 16, 2017 Volunteers of America of Indiana had a great fundraiser to fund the expansion of the Fresh Start Recovery Center. HUGE thanks to the Whitsett family for letting us have it at their home.

Our Blog

  • October 31, 2018

    What I learned from working a shift at our thrift store

    Debbie Gillum, Marketing and Digital Communications Specialist, worked at one of our thrift stores on Sale Day and reflects about the experience

  • June 28, 2018

    A Small Community With a Mighty Heart

    The small community of Sandusky came together to help renovate, rehab and repair the Crossroads shelter. Bob Toney expresses his pride in the Sandusky community for affecting real change in the lives of fellow citizens.

  • January 17, 2018

    Moral Injury: Veteran’s Wounded Soul

    Sonya Thompkins, Director of Veterans Services, explains what moral injury is, how it is affecting the soldiers who are returning from overseas, and what we are doing to help them.