Did You Know This Happens at Salt & Light Too?

When most people think of Salt & Light, they think about thrift (donations and sales) and our participants that earn store credit for volunteering with us. But it's not only our credit-earning participants that depend on the resources and services…

Donating Goods – What to Bring and Why It Matters

Are you looking for an organization that will take your gently used items and makes the most of them?  We, at Salt & Light, would be honored to receive your donated goods and make them available to our community members. …

An Incomplete Understanding of Poverty Leads to Solutions That Don’t Work

What is poverty? Merriam-Webster defines poverty as the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. Our government’s own definition (all 184 words of it) is rooted in income thresholds based on…

Why People of All Abilities Volunteer at Salt & Light

Why People of All Abilities Volunteer at Salt & Light

If you ever volunteered or visited at Salt & Light during the years we were an emergency food pantry, you would have found many people with various types of disabilities standing in line for food. This is a reflection of…

How Your Dollars and Cents Help Salt & Light Make Change

The changes we have undergone at Salt & Light have drawn a ton of attention because of our unique approach to access to basic to resources like food and clothing. For many, our developmental model is all they need to…