The My Father’s Arrows Thrift Store –6606 Elva Street, Milton– is having a Back to School $5 Bag Sale. Fill your bag with clothing of any size or description– except scrubs– for only $5. Now is the time to fill the gaps in everyone’s back to school wardrobe and save in your budget. Sale going on this week, Tues, Thurs, and Friday. Come see us!
These are little ways you can help My Father’s Arrows, INC. make a big difference with no added cost to you
2. Donate! We gladly accept donations at our retail store 6606 Elva Street, Milton, FL 32570
3. Volunteer- Call our volunteer coordinator Michele Cornelius at 850-723-9900 to find out how you can make a difference!
4. Drop off BOX TOP$ FOR EDUCATION at our retail store
Food items that you use may have a printed or electronic code on them. Generally they’ll look as pictured above. Clip them and send them; your support for […]
A recent article in the Pensacola News Journal by Clairon Reese about My Father’s Arrows!
We live in an amazing community for a number of reasons; not only for its beauty and quality of life, but most of all for its people. Good and caring people who give their all to help others.
There is no lack of local nonprofit organizations whose goal it is to serve those in need. It is through the efforts of such groups and people like ourselves that we can continue to make a positive difference. Learn more about the many options available for you […]
Great article in a recent issue of the Navarre Press. Thank you for helping us spread the word!
That’s what founder of My Father’s Arrows thrift store Sarah Ellis says.
Back in 2013, she said […]
We grew, we moved! We are so thankful for our new, larger location. Our new mailing address is: PO BOX 48, Milton, FL 32572. Our new physical location is: 6606 Elva St, Milton, FL 32572. Our site hours are: Mon-Fri 10a-6p, Sat 8a-3p, closed Sunday’s.
We are no longer accepting donations at the Berrydale location as we are preparing to move the donation box toward Jay. As soon as it is in place, we will post here. We are already accepting donations at our new location in Milton. We are unable to do donation pick ups at this time, and welcome […]
We are so pleased to announce that we will be opening our first thrift store very soon!!! It’s located in Milton, on Elva street, where the former Habitat Restore business was. Do you know where Hall’s Hardware is? Then you know where our new location is. It’s just a block behind it.
Why is this such an important announcement?
- We have outgrown our current space. Our new location is 10,000 sq feet on 1 1/2 fenced acres with great parking in the heart of Milton.
- It’s part of our sustainability plan. You know, you can build a beautiful children’s home, but you have […]
Here is a great article about setting realistic expectations and handling the challenges that are certain to come along when working with foster kids.
Setting Realistic Expectations in Foster Care by Jason Weber
One of our daughters broke her arm this week going down a slide (or rather falling off a slide). She is 11-years-old and is the thrill-seeker in the family. Shortly after her first birthday, she’d found a way to climb up on the kitchen counters (to feast on the leftovers of a large sheet cake). She was jumping off of the diving board at 3 (don’t worry […]
Below is a recent article from Pastorresources.com about whether adoption is right for you.
#1 Do you desire to have (or to have more) biological children but feel guilty because there are so many orphans who need families?
This is a big red flag because God’s word makes it clear that His plan was for biological children to be the result of becoming one flesh. It is a natural God-given desire to have biological children, which is a blessing.
Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a […]
Great news! Hopefully these changes can get implemented quickly!
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The state’s Senate unanimously approved a bill aimed at allowing judges to take the “best interests” of children into account when making adoption decisions.
Sponsor Nancy Detert said current law allows biological parents to influence where their children will be placed in adoption cases. She said her bill would change the law to let judges consider the best interests of children. Read More…
Check out this article on adopting a child at an older age. It is a must read!
25 Ways to Nurture Hurt Children
The coauthors of Parenting the Hurt Child offer 25 ways parents can nurture a child adopted at an older age and begin the bonding and attachment cycle.
The attachment cycle is as simple as it is profound. When it goes the way it’s supposed to, […]