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…
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…
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…
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