Tag Archives: donation drive

Eye-catching Red Collection Bins

So how long have you been driving around with a bag of clothing donations in your trunk? It’s easy to forget to drop off your items at one of our stores. As soon as you’ve passed the parking lot entrance the lightbulb goes off… shoot… should have stopped. Oh well, next time! Well, now donating is as easy as […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]