Great Ways to Donate
Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores and Donation Centers are grateful for
the support of our shoppers, donors and volunteers. Because of your generosity,
Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores and Donation Centers can provide a
significant source of funding to The Arc Greater Twin Cities, a non-profit
serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their
Ways to help:
Donate clothing and household items:
Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores
& Donation Centers accept clean clothing and household items 7 days a week.
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Donate your vehicle: Autos
accepts cars and trucks in any condition. Drive up and
drop off seven days a week at Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores & Donation
Centers. Autos for Arc also accepts in operating condition: boats with
trailers, snowmobiles, ATVs, RVs, golf carts, personal watercraft, motorcycles
and more. Autos for Arc will provide a free pickup in the metro area. Donated
vehicles are sold at auction and the proceeds help Arc Greater Twin Cities
provide programs and services to people with disabilities.
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Donors are provided a receipt at the time of
the donation and a letter to verify the sales price for tax purposes. For
questions, please call our Autos for Arc hotline at 612-866-8820.
Your workplace, church, school, club or other group can
assist by hosting a donation drive. General clothing and household items drives
are most common but you can host your drive for specific items including books,
children’s items or holiday decorations (or other items) – it’s up to you and
the interests of your group. Please contact our Donation Manager, Dolo Eggert at
If your workplace has excess inventory or other
merchandise to liquidate, The Arc can offer great service and a convenient outlet
for your items. Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores and Donation Centers provide
pick ups for business donations and appropriate documentation for tax purposes.
Please contact our Donation Manager, Dolo Eggert at 952-915-3627.
Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores and Donation Centers
provide many opportunities for volunteers to participate. From hanging and
tagging clothing to sorting cards or books, stocking shelves, assisting with
fitting rooms and more, both individuals and groups will find the Arc’s Value
Village Thrift Store volunteer experience rewarding. Contact our Volunteer
Manager Molly Lindblad: 952-915-3652.
When volunteering through your workplace, ask if your
company provides a matching gift. Many companies will provide matching gifts
for their employees who volunteer. If you have any questions about matching
gifts through your workplace, please contact your company’s Human Resources
While Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores appreciate your
clothing and household items, you can also make a cash donation to The Arc online
if you prefer. The Arc appreciates your support and your donation is tax
In Kind Gifts:
The Arc Greater Twin Cities can use in-kind
donations too. Contributing any of the following would help us reduce our
overhead and increase support to people with intellectual disabilities:
Meeting or event space, warehouse space, printing services & office
supplies, frequent flyer miles, computers, digital cameras or video projectors,
commercial vacuum cleaners, cleaning services, & parking space downtown. If
you have a product or service that you would like to contribute to The Arc, please
contact The Arc at 952-920-0855.
Silent Auction Items:
Products and services can be donated for use in a
silent auction. Silent auctions take place at The Arc Greater Twin Cities
annual meeting and also at The Arc’s fundraising events. If you or your company
would like to contribute a product or service for one of Arc’s silent auctions,
please contact Bridgett McNulty at 952-915-3673. Donors receive acknowledgement in
the event program and also a letter of thanks including documentation for tax
Special Occasion Gifts:
give you the opportunity to recognize special
people who have made a difference in your life or the lives of others. Arc will
mail a personalized card notifying the person you are honoring promptly after
receiving your contribution. Remember Arc Greater Twin Cities on special
occasions throughout the year. Call The Arc at 952-920-0855 to have a
booklet of Special Occasion contribution envelopes sent to your home or office,
or give securely online!
Make a special occasion gift online!