Tag Archives: donate jewelry

Day to Night… with one dress!

Your alarm goes off in the morning. You’re up, you’ve showered, ready to put on that power suit for today’s board meeting when you remember (the caffeine hasn’t fully kicked in yet) – It’s GNO… aka Girls Night Out. With back to back meetings and a packed schedule – there’s no time to run home […]

Create a (temporary) New Family Member!

Days are getting chilly and the leaves are starting to change color… Fall is in the air! Nothing says Fall like a friendly scarecrow welcoming your guests… or scaring away crows! This is a great family-friendly project or project for a fall birthday party, scout troop or youth group. At Impact Thrift, we’ve created a kit […]

40 Bags in 40 Days

What in your life needs to be weeded out? How would your life be different if you let go of a good portion of your possessions? Since Lent is a time to ‘clean house’ spiritually, the Pastors of North and Southampton Reformed Church posed these questions, and then challenged their congregants to ‘clean house’ literally, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mother’s Day Gifts… We’ve Got That!

~by Jill Tarabar If you’re like me, you are still looking for that perfect Mother’s Day gift for the mom who needs NOTHING! Gift guides are everywhere. The one that caught my eye was published in Parade Magazine, distributed through our Sunday newspaper on April 28, 2013… And, yes, we still read a paper newspaper! […]

Calling All Philatelists…

That would be Stamp Collectors to you and me! We’ve said it often and we’ll say it once again… you never know what you might find at Impact Thrift Stores! We have received as a donation a rare collection of worldwide postage stamps in an original hardcover 1893 Scott International Album. The album, in its entirety is now available […]

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 […]