Tag Archives: silent auction

If you can’t beat ’em… Join ’em!

Those of you familiar with our larger stores surely know our Silent Auction… stocked with unique, interesting and nostalgic artwork, furniture, collectibles, books and more! Well, we’re taking Silent Auction into the 21st Century! Introducing ImpactOnline… Impact Thrift’s new eBay Store! ImpactOnline will offer smaller items that are easy to ship such as artwork, books, collections, clothing […]

Silent Auction: A Slice of History

A book. It’s just a book. It’s an old book. Yes. But… it’s just a book. Or is it? The cover is a deep red/brown with a diamond design of gold leaf. The spine is in very good condition, declaring the name of the book and author. A Picturesque Tour Along the Rhine from Mentz to […]

Calling All Philatelists…

That would be Stamp Collectors to you and me! We’ve said it often and we’ll say it once again… you never know what you might find at Impact Thrift Stores! We have received as a donation a rare collection of worldwide postage stamps in an original hardcover 1893 Scott International Album. The album, in its entirety is now available […]

Silent Auction Worthy

So items arrive as donations. They look like average items… desk chairs in fact. Two people look at the matching desk chairs in questions and one says… Trash while the other says Silent Auction! Begging the question, what makes items such as these Silent Auction worthy? Lets follow the process… Two chairs arrive together at our donation […]

Going… Going… Gone!

Hhhmmmm…. wonder what that is! How many times have you picked something up in a thrift store and asked yourself that question?  We ask every day as donations are dropped at our back door.  Often we will know… it’s baking dish or a tote bag, maybe it’s a deep fryer or a dresser. But other […]