#Thanks4GivingPhilly

Thanks4GivingPhilly clothing drive sponsored by Advent to benefit North Light Community Center and Impact Thrift Stores

Gratitude. Thankfulness. Grace.

The Thanksgiving holiday as we know it, started as a simple gathering to offer thanks for surviving a particularly harsh winter and the subsequent bountiful harvest season. It has evolved into a family-filled gathering, complete with turkey and football.

But the true spirit of Thanksgiving is very strong in our local communities. All over the region, community groups are gathering their resources to assist those less fortunate. One such endeavor is the #Thanks4GivingPhilly Clothing Drive.

November 1st through November 30th, North Light Community Center is partnering with Impact Thrift,  for a donation drive to collect gently-used clothing and shoes.

North Light Community Center will receive money for every pound collected. The funds raised will support programs such as: after-school programs, day camps, recreational activities, educational services/scholarships, emergency assistance, and food cupboards, thus cultivating a vibrant community. Since its inception, North Light has relied on donations from individuals, foundations and businesses to keep their programs accessible and affordable. The Thanks4Giving donation drive will enable North Light to fulfill their mission to positively change lives and better communities.

North Light Community Center websiteImpact Thrift will receive the Thanks4Giving donated items which will either be sold at one of Impact Thrift’s four stores (Hatboro, Montgomeryville, Norristown, Feasterville) or responsibly recycled, and the net proceeds will then benefit other locally-based non-profit organizations that feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, and educate the youth as well as provide help to families and children in crisis.   

The Thanks4Giving Drive, presented by Advent, is the perfect example of the community coming together to donate goods for the greater good. Organizations such as:  Advent, Roxborough Development Corporation, Kappa Alpha PSI Fraternity, and the Manayunk/Roxborough Business Network have joined forces to support the drive, which benefits North Light’s families and Impact Thrift’s locally-based charities.

Bring your donations to their drop-off location: Advent, located 6074 Ridge Avenue, Roxborough PA.
Drop off times: Monday through Friday 9am-5pm.

Other drop off points include:
Roxborough Development Corporation6111 Ridge Ave., Phila., PA 19128, 10:00am-6:00pm
Manayunk Development Corporation4312 Main St., Phila., PA 19127, 9:00am-5:00 pm
Bourbon Blue2 Rector St., Phila., PA 19127, 4:00pm-8:00pm

If you are interested in becoming a drop-off location, email Joe DeCandido at jd@adventrox.com or call 267-437-2127. Search Facebook for #thanks4givingphilly for more drop-off locations and details. Learn more about North Light Community Center by visiting their website.

We would like to give a very special acknowledgement to Advent for coordinating this wonderful event.

 

 

 

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Heaven’s Treasures was organized in December of 2016 with a mission of operating a chain of retail stores that will allow second chance employment, financially support charities and give affordable shopping experiences to the greater community while keeping with its corporate purpose, to glorify God throughout the community and world in which we live and work. In February 2017, they acquired Impact Thrift Stores Hatboro and Bristol locations. On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Impact Thrift Stores in Feasterville, Montgomeryville and Norristown will also become Heaven’s Treasures Thrift and Value Stores!
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