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Give Smart With GiveSmart!

Underneath his dapper, businessman exterior, Ron carries with him a life-changing story. Just a few short years ago, he was a veteran-turned-homeless single father, battling cancer and struggling to support his son. But his suffering was completely transformed through his local church and ThriftSmart’s donation...

Meet Beverly: Nashville’s Storybook Hero

  Librarians never really retire… they just get better! Beverly is one of ThriftSmart’s indispensable volunteers, and she also happens to be a retired librarian. So when you find yourself with decades of knowledge and experience and a few hours of free time, what do you...

ThriftSmart Consolidating Operations & Closing Franklin Store

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 26, 2017 ThriftSmart Consolidating Operations & Closing Franklin Store FRANKLIN, TENN. – ThriftSmart, a nonprofit social enterprise with two area thrift stores, will kick off the New Year by consolidating their operations to their Nashville store. ThriftSmart’s Franklin location at 454 Downs Boulevard will...

5 Great Nashville Office Party Ideas

Office parties can get political. And even worse, they can sometimes get boring. But that doesn’t have to be the case with your Christmas party this year. In fact, it doesn’t even have to be challenging. It just has to be jolly. Jolly is mandatory...

5 Tips For A Fantastic Friendsgiving

Like Nashville, Friendsgiving is a holiday that is up and coming. At least according to Google, Friendsgiving has grown in popularity every year, and it is for good reason. Friendsgiving is like a holiday but one where you get to choose your relatives. Friendsgiving’s newness means...

How To Decide What To Get Rid Of In Spring Cleaning

Spring has arrived in Nashville and it is time to start thinking about deep cleaning. Spring cleaning is more than just defrosting the freezer and scrubbing the bathtub. It is also a great time to go through the closets and donate the things you don’t...

A Walk Down the Aisle ThriftSmart Style

  [caption id="attachment_2956" align="alignleft" width="224"] Photo: Kristin Sweeting / KristinSweeting.com[/caption] This blog is a special feature by our very own marketing coordinator. We hope you enjoy her ThriftSmart love story! While I have always enjoyed the quirky originality of thrift stores and loved a good thrift find, I...

The 5 Best Cheap Date Ideas In Nashville

Valentine’s Day is coming up…again. You need some good ideas to treat your Valentine right. The only problem is that you either don’t have any money, or you do have money but you don’t want to spend it. Let’s be honest. You can’t really put...

Happy New Year!

New Year Goals 2017 is here, and with it, ThriftSmart stores bring you a whole host of ways to live smart. From sourcing your ethical, affordably stylish wardrobe and DIY projects to furnishing your home, one of our 2017 goals is to provide new surprises and fabulous...

Your December Calendar is Here!

This month comes with some extra holiday treats! In addition to our store-wide 50% off sales on December 8th and 26th, our annual gift card sale is on Christmas Eve. Shoppers can purchase up to 5 $20 gift cards at 1/2 price. We finish out the month...