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7 Reasons to Shop Thrift for Mother’s Day

Surprise! Surprise! Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Well, it shouldn’t be a surprise… Mother’s Day comes around every year on the second Sunday in May and every year, finding that perfect gift for mom can be a real challenge! If your mom is like mine, she needs NOTHING… with a capital N! Shopping Thrift for Mom […]

A Sneak Peek

Recent news reports have stated that our Norristown store building will be demolished to make way for a more modern shopping center.  We are excited to announce that we will be moving to the building directly behind our current location in the same center! Our new Norristown Impact Thrift Store will be 40% larger than […]

Thrift = Love

Impact Thrift has a crush and we want to shout it from the rooftops…. We LOVE our Donors! Although we appreciate our donors all year round, we really felt the love during our Donor Appreciation Days.  Between January 10th and February 7th, over 2,000 donors brought their donated items to Impact Thrift Stores and as […]

Back to School “Selfie” Shopping

There are always some kids who show up the first week of school “dressed to the 9’s”. These kids (and their parents) study the trends and shop the boutiques. They don’t seem to mind spending a small fortune on the most up-to-date, back to school looks. Other, dare we say… smarter kids, wait a bit […]

Be Prepared… The Famous Girl Scout Motto put to the test!

Collection Drive Scheduled? Check. Flyers distributed? Check. Donations packed? Check. Munchkins from Dunkin Donuts purchased for breakfast? Check. Even with their i’s dotted and their t’s crossed,  Girl Scout Troops #2270, #21339 and #2508 from Chalfont woke up on Saturday, March 29th to find that their collection drive would be, well, a bit damp.   Not […]

Plant a Giving Tree

The Giving Tree started with a simple wish… “I wanted my children to know that not every child lives in the same reality and not every adult has a support system at their fingertips.” says The Giving Tree Founder, Bridget Leary. With that wish, The Giving Tree was planted. The Giving Tree, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization […]

Ruined? Maybe… Upcycle? Yes!

Oh my goodness… This sweater is ruined! Has this ever happened to you? One day, you wear your favorite, go-to sweater to work. You look polished and professional. Unfortunately, someone cleaned the conference room table with a bleach cleaner right before you sit down for meeting and a line of bleach ruins your fabulous navy […]

January: 5 Weeks of Opportunity

There are 5 weeks in January 2013… 5 weeks of cold, sometimes snowy weather… 5 weeks of being stuck indoors with nothing to do… We like to think of January as… 5 weeks of Opportunity! 5 weeks to tackle 5 projects! A makeover of mind and matter. Week 1… Give yourself a break! So you didn’t accomplish […]

From Donations… to Furry Friends… Pennypack Pays it Forward

If you are wondering if your younger children are old enough to participate in community service projects, all you have to do is take one look at a group of fourth graders from Pennypack Elementary, and there’s your answer… YES! These enthusiastic ten year olds are participating in the Impact LIVE Leadership Program, and are […]

Community Donation Drive Shout Outs…

At Impact Thrift, we love what we do! And we love to share stories about being connected with the community. It is only through grassroots community interaction, that we are able to fulfill our mission to financially support local charities. Here’s a special Thank-You, “SHOUT OUT” to all those who recently joined in to help […]