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A Restored Life: Meet Virgil

Each day we meet a variety of people. Many from different cultures and nationalities. As we know, each has their own history. This history usually is the guide post that brings them through their current situation in life. This history brings its share of struggles, trials, failures and successes. Many fight their battles alone. Many…

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Inside Scoop: The Hearts Thrift Stores Organization

Join us on a journey through the Hearts Thrift Stores merchandising process. When shoppers walk through the doors of a Hearts Thrift Store, they are welcomed into a relaxing environment with soothing music and helpful team members. With an organized layout, finding quality clothes and accessories are just the beginning.  The Hearts Thrift Stores are…

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Second-Hand Summer Reading

With beach and park season upon us, basking in the sun with a good book is a given. There’s no better time to dive into the world of books and restart a love of reading than the summer: where relaxation suddenly seems that much more is possible. Through the magic of second-hand books, you can…

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Community And Corporate Collaboration

  A selfless mentality coupled with a people-centered mindset drives Aurubis Buffalo’s passion for bettering the community it serves. Their plant operates by the people and for the people. They proudly partner with local nonprofits to address the direct needs of their workers and the greater Buffalo community. One of the most basic requirements of…

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Work Better Together with Group Volunteering

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Hearts for the Homeless®. Group volunteering gives you the chance to make positive contributions to the community, develop team-building skills and provides a natural sense of accomplishment. Volunteering as a group is a great way to get out in the community and help Hearts carry out our mission while having…

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Introducing A Newly Updated Hearts Thrift Stores Website

The Hearts Thrift Stores are thrilled to announce the launch of our brand-new webpage! We’ve created this digital platform with the purpose of helping our users and customers  find our store locations with greater ease and speed. But it’s more than just a store locator, it also serves as a resource to better understand our…

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Finding The Quality and Value In Secondhand Items

Over the last few years, thrifting has spiked in popularity. Thrifting has become a favored and sustainable way to explore fashion and discovering designer treasures in thrift stores can be an exhilarating experience. The thrill of finding high-quality brands among the racks is not only a testament to your shopping prowess but also a chance…

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Hearts for the Homeless® Can Help You Do Your Part For The Planet

Municipal solid waste landfills that accept household trash, more commonly called just landfills, are the third-largest source of human-related methane emissions in the United States. They have a detrimental impact on our environment. This Earth Day, it’s important to connect with the impact of these statements, which can sometimes start to feel distant or generalized,…

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M&T Bank Helps Hearts Continue Mission

The M&T Charitable Foundation strives to strengthen our communities by providing support for a diverse range of civic, cultural, health and human service organizations through grants, employee volunteerism and in-kind services. They seek to improve the communities we live in. The M&T Charitable Foundation has generously supported organizations throughout the community year after year. In…

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