11.30.15 – Start of S.S. Boutique 

S.S. Boutique started out as the Secret Santa Shop with the idea to help out those economically unstable in hopes of bringing joy. It has grown so much more over the years! Below is the first article on Secret Santa Shop.

http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/family-of-six-organizes-secret-santa-shop/article_81f1d610-11b9-537c-98ec-daa27df60dc1.html

12.9.17 – THANK YOU Sweet Sounds!

Sweet Sounds ran a promotional event that helped collect coats for those in need! Thank you to everyone that took part in it! We now have 67 coats that will be greatly appreciated by all those that need them!

1.13.18 Build-a-Bed

Build-a-Bed has really taken off!

http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/volunteers-donors-providing-a-good-night-s-sleep/article_d9746686-f8b5-11e7-99d5-5bd3269e7da0.html

8.20.18 Open Shopping 

http://www.keyc.com/story/38921478/ss-boutique-open-this-week-inside-mankato-loyola

8.22.18 Back-to-School 

http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/families-find-back-to-school-help-at-area-nonprofit/article_8f8f4b9a-a57f-11e8-8bf7-cb02ef663daf.html

11.6.18 Loyola Teen Gives Back 

http://www.keyc.com/story/39430740/students-donation-helps-non-profit-organization

11.21.18 Growing Needs

http://www.keyc.com/story/39523276/ss-boutique-fills-growing-needs-of-community

1.10.19 New Year New Space?

http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/free-store-s-directors-hoping-for-new-space/article_5f9c6578-138c-11e9-8e74-ab4e94283775.html

3.20.19 Nonprofit Collaboration 

http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/nonprofit-collaboration-supports-women-re-entering-workforce/article_30dff8fe-4996-11e9-aecc-97bff4e7e76e.html

4.5.19 New Digs

http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/free-clothing-nonprofit-opens-in-new-digs/article_bc9a0236-571f-11e9-b69f-a7d10a49815a.html

4.12.19 Giving Back

https://www.keyc.com/clip/14801561/ss-boutique-focuses-on-giving-back