Tag Archives: repurpose

Donate = Recycle = Thrift

Celebrate America Recycles Day with us! Impact Thrift Stores will mark its 15th anniversary on America Recycles Day, November 15th, with collection drives, commendations, and of course, cake!  The highlight of the day comes at 10 a.m. when Sustainable Waste Solutions (SWS) of Souderton will make a presentation to Impact Thrift certifying the nonprofit organization as officially […]

Spring Clean + Earth Day = Donate + Recycle

When an equation balances… the results can be spectacular! Spring Clean + Earth Day = Donate + Recycle! Friday, April 22 is Earth Day but we like to think that EVERY day is Earth Day! Every merchandise donation you make to Impact Thrift, helps to keep those items out of land fills and puts most back in service! Every […]

Moving right along…

July 5, 2016 Update…   And for anyone who’s interested… here is a view of the loading dock area behind the store: *************************************************************************** June 27 Update… Check out the progress in our new Norristown Impact Thrift Store space… the cement floor has been polished, elevators are going being installed and we’re getting more and more […]

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 […]

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 […]

Think Summer – Surfs Up DIY

It’s not every day we can go surfing, but we can dream! Come summer this repurposed single-bed surfboard/headboard won’t be hotdogging in the waves.  It will become a bodacious bench for the back patio. After purchasing this find in the bedding department at Impact Thrift’s Feasterville store, Joan Marie worked with her husband Ron, and […]

A Quick and Easy Upcycle Piano Bench Makeover

Take a look at this piano bench. Sturdy… yes! Pretty… no … not so much… Do you have a spot in your home that is crying for a bench? a table? a small space or wall that could use a little update or pizzazz? Sometimes you have to think outside the box to fill that […]

ECOfest Home Show… Where Home Decor Meets Sustainability

Put the Theories of  Earth Day into Practice EVERY Day! On Saturday, April 27, 2013, join us at Impact Thrift Stores Feasterville for ECOfest Home Show, a day filled with valuable information, interactive (free!) workshops, and easy ideas you can implement in your home today. Workshops: Where Home Decor Meets Sustainability! From Noon to 5:30 pm, enjoy 4 […]

UPcycle T-Shirts into Knitting Yarn

Did you know… Almost anything can become knitting yarn!   Whether you are an experienced knitter or just a beginner, creating your own yarn can be fun and a very creative way to begin a new project. With a sharp scissor and a few old t-shirts, you’re ready to get started. A great re-purpose, up-cycle, […]