Tag Archives: collection drive

#Thanks4GivingPhilly

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 […]

The “Clothing Monster” Syndrome

We’re feeling a bit like Cookie Monster lately.  But… our cookie of choice is Clothing! Clothing for men. Clothing for women. Clothing for kids. Clothing for teens. Clothing for plus size folks and clothing for newborns. We can’t get enough clothing! And why is our focus on clothing you ask? Because you can’t seem to […]

Impact Thrift Founder Paul Baur to Launch New Venture

Paul Baur, co-founder and leader of Impact Thrift Stores since its inception in 2001, has decided to leave the non-profit to help those in need of raising funds for their own charitable pursuits. Paul’s new business venture, Sunrise Recycling and Consignment, LLC, will partner with local organizations such as school groups, church groups, and sports […]

Team up to Make A Difference

MLK Day Community-Wide Collection Drive Events Sponsored by RSVP and Impact Thrift Stores! Monday, January 13th through Monday, January 20th Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (better known as RSVP) is hosting week long Community-wide Collection Drive Events, at 6 area senior locations in support of  Impact Thrift Stores, for Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Service from Monday […]

Shape Up… and Ship Out the Clutter at The Ambler Area YMCA!

The Ambler Area YMCA and Impact Thrift Stores are teaming up to help you get your world in shape. The entire month of August 2013, YMCA members are encouraged to de-clutter their homes and drop off donations of gently-used clothing, shoes, books and small electronics in the lobby of the 1325 McKean Road Y location. […]

It’s Not Rocket Science!

~ By Tamika Miller You’re ready to have a collection drive…now what? What do you do first? Who do you contact? What types of donations do we accept? Wait a minute…slow down…take a deep breath. Planning a collection drive is not as hard as you think. It’s not rocket science! (Although rocket science is not […]

Through The Eyes Of An Intern

Summertime is almost over. College students are returning to school… some of them having just completed an internship in their fields of interest. One such student (and equestrian), a sophomore from Bryn Athyn College, named Ahmai Cole walked into my office with her mother, a bit shy, but full of enthusiasm to learn more of […]