Tag Archives: reuse

Celebrate 15 Years with 15 Days of Savings!

Thanks to YOU… Impact Thrift has been around for 15 years! What better way to celebrate than with 15 Days of Savings! November 2 through November 18, 2016,  you’ll find a different sales promotion every day at all 5 of our stores! Join us on Tuesday, November 15 at our Norristown, PA location as we celebrate America […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shining a Spotlight:The Baby Bureau

Unfortunately, many non-profits, that do incredible work in our communities go unnoticed…they never make it onto our radar screen because their amazing efforts are un-publicized. Well, Impact Thrift is shining a spotlight on a local citizen and grass-root organization in the Ambler community, with tremendous passion, commitment, and dedication to help babies in need….The Baby Bureau. We’ve invited The […]

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 […]

Share your New Year’s Resolution… A Diet for your Home!

So New Year’s has come and gone… We all made resolutions that we may (or may not) be sticking with at this point in mid-January. Was one of your resolutions to watch your diet and get more exercise? Well, share that resolution and put your HOME on the Diet… The De-Clutter Diet! Is your home a […]

Baby… It’s Cold Outside! Part 2 – Warm Winter Mittens DIY

The debate continues… Which is more important in winter, to keep your hands warm or your head warm? Both of course! And what better way to keep your hands, your head and your heart warm, than by re-purposing and up-cycling old wool sweaters into new (to you), warm mittens and hats! This post tackles Warm Winter Mittens […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]