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Customer Spotlight: Opelousas Store

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on Aug 20, 2020 10:14:05 AM

We love our customers! Our teams, stores, workers and customers develop a strong bond ever the years as customers continue to shop at Arc of Acadiana Resale stores.

Read on to find out what our customer Judy Lewis has to say about her experience with shopping at Arc of Acadiana resale stores.

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Customer Spotlight: Eunice Resale Store

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on Aug 7, 2020 9:06:54 AM

At Arc of Acadiana, our customers are invaluable. We appreciate the customers who come in weekly to shop our sales and support their community.

Read on to find out what our customer Francine Butts has to say about her experience with shopping at Arc of Acadiana resale stores.

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UpCycle Contest for Resale Stores

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on Jul 14, 2020 8:22:54 AM

Do you love to thrift shop? What about taking something and giving it a slight upgrade? Our resale stores are open, serving our Acadiana public, and we can't wait to have a little fun with a Upcycling contest!

Take a used item and upgrade it!
Read more to see all of the details and join in on the fun!

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We Appreciate Our Customers

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on Jun 9, 2020 9:30:12 PM
As excited as we are about our thrift stores reopening after the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to take the time to thank you, our customers and communities, for standing with Arc of Acadiana by continuing to provide donations.

Keep reading to hear from some of our Day Program Managers in several of our local communities on what it means to them and our members for you to continue to donate and support our stores.
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Fighting Controversial Times With The Power of Community

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on Jun 2, 2020 10:17:44 AM

During these controversial times amidst COVID-19 and economic instability, Arc of Acadiana has noticed the power that community can bring to the workplace and our surroundings based on the impact and environment of our resale stores.

Watching our own small Arc of Acadiana society, along with some of our pillar contributors, come together to get our stores back to operating normally has really shed light on the power of people coming together.

Keep reading to get our perspective on how coming together with other like-minded folks in the community can help calm the calamity and bring forth more peace and community in our local societies.

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Our Safety Plans for Reopening Our Resale Stores

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on May 27, 2020 9:00:18 AM

Our retail stores are now open and serving our Acadiana public once again.

We are excited, but still not overlooking the safety of our employees and customers during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Keep reading to learn more about all the safety precautions we are taking to ensure our workers, members, and the community stay safe and healthy while shopping our stores.

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Our Retail Stores Are OPEN!

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on May 18, 2020 6:35:06 AM

We are so very excited to welcome back our community of shoppers and supporters! Our resale shops are fueled by YOU through community donations and sales which fund Arc of Acadiana’s vocational programs serving people with developmental disabilities in Acadiana.

Keep reading to learn more about our official reopening!

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Thrift Store Shopping - Alteration Nation

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on Jul 30, 2019 5:51:27 PM

Just because something doesn’t fit you correctly when you are out thrift store shopping or has a slight imperfection, doesn’t mean you have to leave it.

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Thrift Store Shopping -  5 Reasons To Start Today!

Posted by Arc of Acadiana on Jul 11, 2019 12:04:50 PM

Curious about thrift store shopping? Great 2nd hand items at a fraction of the cost…what’s not to love!  While there is, unfortunately,  a negative stigma associated with thrift store shopping, if you are fiscally or environmentally conscious, it just makes good sense!

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