"The Gift of Time"

Lauren Hughes’ Story   Working in retail can be very hectic, and the responsibilities of leading a store can be demanding. Getting everything done each day is a challenge, but it’s so rewarding when you know the positive effect that you can make on both your internal and external guests. At Altar’d State, even though… Read More

"1,000 Reasons Why Altar’d State Stands Out for Good"

by Danielle Stepp One hundred pennies make a dollar. That’s a lot of pennies! Now, how many pennies are in $10.00???? The answer: 1,000. Why is this number significant? Because last week, Altar’d State teamed up with CTC and packed not one, not 100, but 1,000 Compassion Bags!!!! Yes, that’s right: 1,000 women are now… Read More

"Are you happy at me?"

By: Kristianne Stewart My youngest daughter Annelise didn’t simply play dress up, she had her own fashion line and a princess dress was a part of her daily wardrobe. Annelise would twirl and dance in her clear, plastic high heels despite the heat buildup that put a film of moisture across her half-painted, pink toenails.… Read More