Tag Archives: support community

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 […]

The Art and Challenge of Thrift

In the thrift business we juggle and balance…  On the one hand, thrift is able to provide a remarkable value to shoppers who need to live within a tight budget, students, families and individuals who have limited funds to spend on necessities. Not to mention those folks who simply enjoy the thrill of the hunt […]

Back to School “Selfie” Shopping

There are always some kids who show up the first week of school “dressed to the 9’s”. These kids (and their parents) study the trends and shop the boutiques. They don’t seem to mind spending a small fortune on the most up-to-date, back to school looks. Other, dare we say… smarter kids, wait a bit […]

Brotherly Love: Thrift Shopping With Impact « CBS Philly

In May, a crew from CBS 3 Philly filmed a fabulous segment for their feature, Brotherly Love! The feature aired during the 5 pm news on Tuesday, July 29 and also during their morning news broadcast Wednesday, July 30. They created such a wonderful overview of our Feasterville store and the work that Impact Thrift Stores […]

DIY Inspiration: Turn Bath Towels into a Braided Rug

So, you love your bath towels… but they’re looking a little worn, a little shabby, ready to be replaced? But the color is perfect and you’d really rather not get rid of them… Here’s an idea to give them more life by turning them into a wonderfully thick and absorbent braided bathroom rug! It’s really […]

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 […]

Liberated to Lead… a Passion to Serve

~by Tamika Miller Question…What does a senior from Wissahickon High School, a freshman from Temple University Ambler, and a senior from Delaware Valley College all have in common? Answer… these 3 students stepped up to the plate, in extraordinary ways, to partner with Impact Thrift Stores to support families and children in need. By partnering with Impact […]

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 […]

Teachers Rule… The Reveal!

All summer long Impact Thrift celebrated Teachers and School Staff who play a significant role in the lives of our children. Not only did we offer all teachers and school staff members a special shopping discount, we also encouraged customers to nominate a special teacher for making a positive impact on the lives of their […]