You can support The Arc of Atlantic County by purchasing or donating items at our thrift shops! With two locations, you will find an incredible variety of clothing, furniture, books, lamps, shoes and so much more. Thrift shop proceeds go directly toward The Arc’s programs and services, including recreation and family support.
The Arc Makes Cents. Too thrift shops are also looking for volunteers to help straighten, organize and clean throughout the day. All volunteers must go through a volunteer orientation.
Use this form to record your donation to The Arc Makes Cents, Too Thrift Shops.
Donation Guidelines from Ken Kamen from Mercadien Asset Management and thestreet.com –
“Just because you paid $1,000 for a suit doesn’t mean it’s worth that when you donate it. If you’ve never been to a thrift shop or don’t know what a fair market value for an item may be, pants and blouses range in value from $2 to $8, and books can be priced from $1 to $3. These prices offer a good general guide and someone at the thrift shop can help you make an accurate accounting.
It may be tempting to fudge on that blank form you’re given when you make a charitable donation, but your $3 sweater just isn’t worth $50 — and the IRS knows it.”