Tag Archives: volunteer

Turning Pages (one at a time… but as fast as possible!) – An Intern’s Experience

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” As I sat at my desk pondering my future, these words as spoken by St. Augustine flowed like a stream through my mind. I watched the clock, anxiously awaiting class to be dismissed. On my drive home from class, I […]

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 […]

Christopher Dock Rocks Their Community Service Day

On October 5th,Charlene Rauch, an English teacher at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School, and seven students spent the day volunteering at the Montgomeryville Impact Thrift Store as part of their school’s Service Day. Spending the day at Impact Thrift provided the students the opportunity to act as vital members of the community, to share their […]

Texas Roadhouse Makes Impact LIVE a Little Sweeter

It’s that time of year again, bummer. Kids have traded in their fun-filled frolicking summer days for cooler weather, pencils, paper and homework. And while they may not be ready to fully hit the books just yet, you can help make their transition a little sweeter. Texas Roadhouse is partnering with Impact Thrift Stores to […]

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 […]

Experience the Heart & Soul of Impact Thrift

Volunteer groups who spend the day at Impact Thrift Stores, have the unique opportunity to  learn the heart of our organization and develop a genuine community partnership. Volunteer experiences are  inspiring and can be transformational for both the staff members of Impact Thrift and the volunteers who serve…as was certainly the case the morning of […]

Corporate Philanthropy and Community Involvement

Serve with Liberty Day at Impact Thrift Stores This year Liberty Mutual employees across the country celebrated its 100th anniversary by serving the communities they call home. 6 awesome volunteers:  Lisa Crawford, Jennifer Sariego, Linda Shupard, Susan Porter, Sarah Lauro, and Mark Brown took the opportunity to serve their community by spending the day helping […]