Tag Archives: Tamika Miller

40 Bags in 40 Days

What in your life needs to be weeded out? How would your life be different if you let go of a good portion of your possessions? Since Lent is a time to ‘clean house’ spiritually, the Pastors of North and Southampton Reformed Church posed these questions, and then challenged their congregants to ‘clean house’ literally, […]

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 […]

Shining a Spotlight

~by Tamika Miller Impact Thrift is shining a spotlight on local citizens and grass-root organizations in our communities with tremendous passion, commitment, and dedication to help others in need. For these organizations helping others in need is innate. It’s not what they do…it’s who they are.  It’s about being truly engaged…whole-heartedly getting involved, in a […]

The “Lyrical” Lorax Lands at Impact Thrift Stores

(in the Spirit of Dr. Seuss) Mothers and daughters, and fathers and sons, it’s Dr. Seuss time! Come join the fun! Who is The Lorax, and why is he here? He has a story to tell, to all those who care. He speaks for the trees; which he loves and adores and supports what we […]

Teachers Rule!

We all remember that one unforgettable teacher……the teacher who taught not only from a book, but also from their heart. Some of our fondest memories growing up are of teachers, and coaches, and school counselors, who believed in us unconditionally… who championed us tirelessly… and inspired us immeasurably. Impact Thrift appreciates Teachers and School Support […]

It’s Not Rocket Science!

~ By Tamika Miller You’re ready to have a collection drive…now what? What do you do first? Who do you contact? What types of donations do we accept? Wait a minute…slow down…take a deep breath. Planning a collection drive is not as hard as you think. It’s not rocket science! (Although rocket science is not […]

Playing Secret Santa

If you want to see a room full of well behaved, studious students wildly erupt into a cataclysm of cheers, squeals, and smiles all you have to do is walk through the door with an armful of toys, and a heart filled with Christmas spirit. This is Impact Thrift Store’s version of “playing secret Santa”; […]

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 […]

Customers Pay it Forward

Sarah Villamayor is an employee of Independence Blue Cross by day. By night (and weekends) Sarah is an avid Impact Thrift shopper, but more importantly she is a Blue Crew Volunteer….and she has found a way to merge all three into one philanthropic passion. For the past 4 years, Sarah has volunteered as a part […]

Through The Eyes Of An Intern

Summertime is almost over. College students are returning to school… some of them having just completed an internship in their fields of interest. One such student (and equestrian), a sophomore from Bryn Athyn College, named Ahmai Cole walked into my office with her mother, a bit shy, but full of enthusiasm to learn more of […]