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Jan 23, 2014, 06:45 ET
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94 Individuals With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Are Presented Arc University College Diplomas From Arc Thrift Stores

 In grand style before an audience of cheering families and friends, 94 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities proudly...

Dec 10, 2013, 07:00 ET

arc Thrift Stores Announces Its 2013 "Top Ten" White Elephant Gifts

Laughter danced through the offices at arc Thrift Stores as team members selected their top choices for the annual white elephant gift guide....

Jun 26, 2013, 14:23 ET

Celebrating its 45th Anniversary, arc Thrift Stores adds store in Louisville, Colorado

 arc Thrift Stores is excited to announce the opening of their 22nd store in Colorado.  arc has been Colorado's most-popular thrift store...

Dec 18, 2012, 15:56 ET

Frances Owens assumes Community Relations Director post at arc Thrift Stores

Lloyd Lewis, President, arc Thrift Stores announced today that Frances Owens, former First Lady of Colorado, has joined the organization as...

Dec 06, 2012, 16:01 ET

arc Thrift Stores Announces its 2012 "Top Ten" White Elephant Gifts

 White Elephant Gifts have become a staple at office holiday parties, family gatherings and those annual get-togethers with friends. ...

Apr 22, 2010, 11:06 ET

Over 40 Million Pounds of Clothing and Household Items are Diverted From Landfills Each Year Through Arc Thrift Stores

The eco-impact that Coloradoans create through Arc Thrift Stores is staggering. Through the Arc Thrift Stores 40 million pounds, or 36,125,000...

Apr 15, 2010, 13:46 ET

Clear Out Your Closets and Help People in Need

The cities of Littleton, Englewood, and Sheridan (the Tri Cities), and South Suburban Parks and Recreation have partnered with the Arc Thrift...

Apr 08, 2010, 11:32 ET

Arc Thrift Stores 'Drive-Thru' Donation Site Now Open

Arc Thrift Stores has opened its first drive-thru donation site at 11190 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80026.  The converted gas station...

Apr 01, 2010, 11:54 ET

Arc Thrift Stores Announces 10th Annual 'Feed Colorado' Food Drive

Arc Thrift Stores has kicked off the 10th annual "Feed Colorado" food drive. Non-perishable food items such as rice, beans, pasta, peanut butter,...

Oct 07, 2009, 12:59 ET

'Scoot Away' With a Free 'Buddy 50' Scooter

As a thank you to its loyal customers and donors of unwanted clothing and household items, Arc Thrift Stores has partnered with Fox 31,...

Aug 06, 2009, 11:08 ET

Arc Thrift Stores Donations Skyrocket

With back-to-school shopping around the corner and winter approaching, Arc Thrift Stores is concerned about meeting shopper demand. Current...

Jun 16, 2009, 10:42 ET

arc Thrift Stores to Honor People With Developmental Disabilities at Starfish and Dreams Event

Three community 'heroes' recognized Friday, June 19, 2009 arc Thrift Stores will be recognizing individuals and organizations that support people...

Jun 11, 2009, 11:10 ET

Coloradoan's Love Affair with Giving Grows!

arc Thrifts Stores to deliver 112 tons of food to Volunteer's of America City Harvest. The 9th Annual "Feed Denver" food drive by arc Thrift...

May 14, 2009, 12:09 ET

arc Thrift Stores to Honor Individuals and Businesses Who Support People With Developmental Disabilities

2009 'Starfish and Dreams' Tickets Now On Sale arc Thrift Stores will be recognizing individuals and organizations that support people with...

Dec 16, 2008, 11:12 ET

The Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation Donates $10,000 to arc Thrift Stores

For the past 40 years, arc Thrift Stores has been dedicated to the support of individuals with developmental disabilities. This week, The Melvin...