Tag Archives: volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight

You hear it often – Shop. Donate. Volunteer.  But what’s it like to be a Volunteer at Impact Thrift? I spoke with Janice Miller, one of our wonderful dedicated volunteers who offered to share her story. “Like most people, things didn’t turn out exactly the way they were planned,” said Janice when we spoke earlier […]

Moving right along…

July 5, 2016 Update…   And for anyone who’s interested… here is a view of the loading dock area behind the store: *************************************************************************** June 27 Update… Check out the progress in our new Norristown Impact Thrift Store space… the cement floor has been polished, elevators are going being installed and we’re getting more and more […]

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 […]

Be Prepared… The Famous Girl Scout Motto put to the test!

Collection Drive Scheduled? Check. Flyers distributed? Check. Donations packed? Check. Munchkins from Dunkin Donuts purchased for breakfast? Check. Even with their i’s dotted and their t’s crossed,  Girl Scout Troops #2270, #21339 and #2508 from Chalfont woke up on Saturday, March 29th to find that their collection drive would be, well, a bit damp.   Not […]

Warren Johnson is named Impact Thrift’s Volunteer of the Year

Impact Thrift Stores, Inc. is proud to congratulate Warren Johnson as our 2014 Volunteer of the Year. Impact Thrift will join dozens of area non-profit organizations to honor key volunteers from Bucks and Montgomery County agencies at the second annual Volunteer of the Year Recognition Event on April 10, 2014. Warren signed on to volunteer […]

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 […]

YOU Make an Impact!

At Impact Thrift Stores, we are grateful to the groups that volunteered during the past four months (listed below.)  Each organization that supports these wonderful adults and youth volunteers is an important part of Impact Thrift’s mission.  Every individual who dedicated their time and effort to help process donations for sale, who helped maintain our […]

A Quick and Easy Upcycle Piano Bench Makeover

Take a look at this piano bench. Sturdy… yes! Pretty… no … not so much… Do you have a spot in your home that is crying for a bench? a table? a small space or wall that could use a little update or pizzazz? Sometimes you have to think outside the box to fill that […]

Make an IMPACT… Volunteer!

Now is the time for all good friends and neighbors to come to the aid of Impact Thrift! As our business grows, and your generous merchandise donations increase, Impact Thrift Stores has a need for MORE VOLUNTEERS! Do you have a flair for fashion?  An interest in shoes and purses? Want to learn about designer […]