Posts tagged "salvation army"

Salvation Army Uses “The Dress” To Send A Message About Domestic Violence Against Women

"The Dress" -- I'm still seeing both black and blue and white and gold -- is probably the most talked about thing on the internet so far this year, and has thus been spoofed and used in various promotions more times than we can count already. The latest is a PSA from Salvation Army, drawing…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 6, 2015

My Salvation Army Haul — 9 Garments For $32!

This year I've been exploring thrift shopping. Last January, I bought seven coats for only $70 during the Salvation Army coat sale. And in July, I increased my summer wardrobe during one of Housing Works' Buy-the-Bag Sales. Most recently, I couldn't pass up the chance to hit the Snellville, GA Salvation Army. There wasn't a…

By: Annika Harris / October 21, 2011

I Went Crazy Thrifting And Bought 7 Coats!

On Saturday, I went to the Salvation Army coat sale for the first time. It would have been quite an overwhelming experience if my "thrifting coach," Patrice J. Williams of Living Fly On A Dime, hadn't given me some pointers before we began shopping. You see, Patrice has challenged herself to purchase only thrifted, second-hand,…

By: Annika Harris / January 10, 2011

Good Deed, Bad Girl

When I recently purged my closet and wanted to donate some of my things to charity, I went to the closest drop-off center, a Salvation Army (also one of world's largest Christian organizations). The thing is, it’s hard to tell black trash bags apart and I accidentally donated some personal items...including my collection of handmade…

By: Simcha / March 5, 2008