Tag Archives: support charities

As Temperatures Drop…

As temperatures fall below freezing, Chosen 300 Ministries welcomes the help of Buckman’s Ski Shop & Impact Thrift Stores who provided coats & hats for the homeless. The City of Philadelphia has issued a code blue and while Chosen 300 works to make sure everyone who needs a place to stay are connected with outreach […]

15 Years and Counting!

My, how time flies! This year, Impact Thrift Stores celebrates 15 years! From our first store that opened in Hatboro, PA in late 2001 through the recent move of our Norristown store to a larger, more modern facility, Impact Thrift has been serving the Philadelphia area community in so many ways! Check out this timeline of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sometimes you just gotta paint!

Another in our continuing series by guest blogger, Denise Sabia of The Painted Home.   Sometimes I just gotta paint! I fell in love with this vintage dresser at my favorite thrift store – IMPACT Thrift     When I see drawers with wood details, turned legs and wheels, I can’t resist. So I scooped this […]

Create a (temporary) New Family Member!

Days are getting chilly and the leaves are starting to change color… Fall is in the air! Nothing says Fall like a friendly scarecrow welcoming your guests… or scaring away crows! This is a great family-friendly project or project for a fall birthday party, scout troop or youth group. At Impact Thrift, we’ve created a kit […]

#WhatsThePoint… Introducing DonationPOINT!

Easy-peasy… At Impact Thrift Stores we are always trying to make it more convenient for you to do the right thing… to donate unwanted items and support locally-based charities! We are proud to announce our latest venue to accept your gently-used donations… DonationPOINT! You’ll find our new, professionally-staffed location at 298 Welsh Rd, Horsham, PA  So…. #whatsthepoint? DonationPOINT! is a […]

Donor Appreciation Days 2015

We have said it before… and we’ll say it again! We could not do what we do without YOU! Impact Thrift Stores’ mission is to financially support charities and make a difference in our local community. With your help and generosity, we have seen many lives changed for the better. This time of year, we also experience […]

Turn a Dresser into a Kitchen Island

Way back in the Spring (well, it wasn’t that long ago) we hosted Denise Sabia and Jennaphr Frederick for a segment of Good Day Philadelphia on FOX29… DIY or BUY.  Denise began the process of turning an old dresser into an island – and here is the complete project step-by-step. Denise, thanks for sharing! hey there. I’m Denise Sabia from […]

Dog Days of Summer

Customer Appreciation Days! We Celebrate YOU… our wonderful customers! Join us Saturdays in August for our Customer Appreciation Days. At all 4 stores, we’ll be donning aprons and serving up Free Hatfield Hot Dogs* and Free Rita’s Water Ice* while supplies last. We know that August usually offers the hottest days of the year, so if you need […]