Tag Archives: donate to Impact Thrift Stores

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 […]

The “Lyrical” Lorax Lands at Impact Thrift Stores

(in the Spirit of Dr. Seuss) Mothers and daughters, and fathers and sons, it’s Dr. Seuss time! Come join the fun! Who is The Lorax, and why is he here? He has a story to tell, to all those who care. He speaks for the trees; which he loves and adores and supports what we […]

Acceptance and Respect – An Intern’s Experience

~by Alicia Stewart According to the University of Oregon, “The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. It […]

Turning Pages (one at a time… but as fast as possible!) – An Intern’s Experience

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” As I sat at my desk pondering my future, these words as spoken by St. Augustine flowed like a stream through my mind. I watched the clock, anxiously awaiting class to be dismissed. On my drive home from class, I […]

Introducing Impact International

At Impact Thrift Stores, we joke about World Domination… But then again… why not! We ask ourselves… could we find a way to support other organizations outside of our region- worldwide in fact – that actively make a difference in the lives of families and children while still fulfilling our mission of financially supporting  locally-based […]

By the Chimney with Care…

“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care In hopes that Saint Nicholas soon would be there” Clement C. Moore   Christmas stockings may hang from your mantle, along your stair rail  or even under you windows… but where did this tradition of gift-filled stockings originate? Tradition tells a story, originating in the early […]

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 […]

Deliverance Evangelistic Temple… Committed to Serving the Community

Nestled in the Heart of Norristown, is a Church Committed to Serving the Community. It wasn’t long after I stepped inside the welcoming doors of Deliverance Evangelistic Temple, that I realized the churches’ strong sense of responsibility to reach out to the world outside their walls. Deliverance Temple, under the servant leadership of Bishop Sandra […]

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 […]

You inspire us!

Enter one of our stores and take a moment to look around. Think about it. Everything you see is a donation. Amazing… Awe inspiring… Unbelievable. Someone drives up to our back door, empties their car with the help of our staff, smiles and offers a kind word.  About half of you accept a non-profit donation […]