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History Lives On Through Unique Goodwill Finds

History Lives On Through Unique Goodwill Finds

Theodore Roosevelt sat in the oval office, and World War I was still 7 years away. The Civil War had just ended 40 years ago. Men wore suits as they tipped their hats politely to passersby. Women donned fluffy sleeved blouses and skirts, often hair tucked neatly atop...

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Shop ‘Til You Drop

Shop ‘Til You Drop

If you want trendy, quirky, classic or vintage – the aisles at Goodwill are packed with treasures to be discovered. If you’re looking for clothes, books, furniture or housewares - Goodwill is also a treasure trove. While once a secret of avid thrifters, the unique...

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From Tara: A Message To Those Struggling With Addiction

From Tara: A Message To Those Struggling With Addiction

Tara Bennett is a Program Specialist for Re-entry at Goodwill Industries of Arkansas. In her words, she shares a message for those struggling with addiction. I will start by giving you a little bit of my history. I grew up and was, for the most part, a happy child. I...

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In Fall, You Have to Love Layers

In Fall, You Have to Love Layers

It’s probably safe to say, the summer heat has subsided, and we can officially say “goodbye” to sweltering temps.  That’s not a hint, though, to put away the short sleeve tops and relegate your closet to big fluffy sweaters. In fall in Arkansas, you’ve got to love...

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She Said “Yes” to the Goodwill Dress

She Said “Yes” to the Goodwill Dress

Makayla shares her story of her perfect love and her perfect dress: Andrew and I met in high school. We didn’t know each other, but we made it our mission to make sure we passed each other in the hall every day. Finally, one day, I asked his name and asked him to sit...

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Have You Been to a Goodwill Outlet? It’s a win, win, win!

Have You Been to a Goodwill Outlet? It’s a win, win, win!

Goodwill stores are a treasure-trove for unique, fashionable and affordable finds. Whether you’re shopping for clothing, household items or electronics and furniture, every purchase funds vital education, training and job placement programs in communities around the...

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Back to School Cool

Back to School Cool

By Julia Marchand We’re in the homestretch now for the back-to-school season. As far as shopping for the necessary supplies and styles, it’s now or never! Don’t let yourself get dragged into stores with long lines and high prices. Come to Goodwill® instead! You’ll be...

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My Name Is Brenda Stringfellow, And I Am An Addict

My Name Is Brenda Stringfellow, And I Am An Addict

My name is Brenda Stringfellow, and I am an addict. (The story you are about to read is Brenda’s story, Brenda’s words. Some wonder what Goodwill does. Put simply, it’s an organization that offers programs to help people get their education, obtain job training and...

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Fun Summer DIY Projects

Fun Summer DIY Projects

Quick quiz—what screams summer, makes organizing a cinch and is waiting for you at your local Goodwill? Thrifted baskets! From burly laundry baskets to breezy woven seagrass, these permanently picnic-ready decor pieces will feel right at home in every room of your...

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Graduation Season: Making New Memories

Graduation Season: Making New Memories

The hottest fashion trend right now is also one of the most difficult to get your hands on. It has a delicate, long hemline. It’s adorned with draping tassels of gold and is accompanied by a matching fashion-forward headdress reminiscent of ivy-filled buildings filled...

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Rainy Day Goodwill Haul & Thrift Tips

Rainy Day Goodwill Haul & Thrift Tips

  Happy spring! April showers might bring May flowers…but, in my world, rainy days also bring some fantastic Goodwill finds. When it’s pouring outside, one thing that always cheers me up is grabbing a cup of coffee, meeting a friend, then seeing what sunshine we...

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Why Spring Cleaning Could Be Physiological

Why Spring Cleaning Could Be Physiological

What is it with spring? After you finish sniffling and sneezing from the pollen, something seems to happen. As the weather warms, the flowers begin to bloom and the sunshine returns – you begin to feel more invigorated, more energized. But that’s not all. It might not...

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