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Scenes from a Thrift Crawl…

A Thrift WHAT??! Search “Crawl Events” and you’ll find a gazillion Pub Crawls as well as a Tapas (small plate) Crawl,  a Lit (poetry reading) Crawl, a Gallery Crawl, a Tech Crawl… and even a Zombie Crawl! So why not a Thrift Crawl!   On Saturday, October 24, Impact Thrift hosted our first ever Thrift Crawl… so […]

Merry Christmas!

  At this special time of year, we at Impact Thrift Stores are thankful for many things… We are thankful for you, our donors, shoppers and volunteers, who have allowed us to increase our impact in the community this year. Without you, we would not be able to financially support 16 locally-based charities, partner with […]

FallFest 2014

Fall: A reason to celebrate! Does the end of summer have you feeling down?  So your tan has faded and barbeques are dwindling but there are certain things we LOVE about the FALL. Hoodies and comfy knit sweaters are your new norm. Pumpkin Spice everything are back. Football has started (and our beloved Eagles are 3-0). […]

Summer Pet Photo Contest: Winners Announced!

Warning: The images you are about to see may in fact be the cutest pictures you’ll ever see.   Impact Thrift is not responsible for any loud aww-ing, sudden laughter or loss of productivity when viewing these images. As part of August’s Customer Appreciation event celebrating the “Dog Days of Summer”, Impact Thrift asked customers to submit […]

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 […]

I give because… I CAN!

Do you notice that the “Holiday Season” seems to start earlier and earlier every year? This year, one particular big-box retailer started their shop-for-Christmas television commercials BEFORE Halloween! We are told that buying, buying, buying is the expected mode for the season. Whether it is Black Friday or Cyber Monday, shopping and spending money on […]

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. […]

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 […]

2… 4… 6… 8… Who Do We Appreciate?!

Do you remember that teacher? The one who showed you just how much fun reading or math could be? The one that held you accountable? The one who put you on a life-path that has shaped who you are today? Few professionals touch as many people as teachers do or put so much of themselves […]

Experience the Heart & Soul of Impact Thrift

Volunteer groups who spend the day at Impact Thrift Stores, have the unique opportunity to  learn the heart of our organization and develop a genuine community partnership. Volunteer experiences are  inspiring and can be transformational for both the staff members of Impact Thrift and the volunteers who serve…as was certainly the case the morning of […]