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Opera Set’s Chance at a Second Life!

Opera Philadelphia is known for identifying extraordinary artists, both established and emerging, and providing opportunities for them to create their most imaginative and inspired work. They recently shared their incredible vision with The Resource Exchange and donated these one of a kind pieces! A recent production, Written on Skin, written by Martin Crimp and composed by George Benjamin, had stunning blue and gold tones throughout the set. Thank you Opera Philadelphia for your donation and for giving these scenery pieces a chance to have a second life in Philadelphia art!

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“Days for Girls” Langhorne PA Team Uses Reclaimed Fabric to Create Hygiene Kits for Girls

In June, The Langhorne PA Team of Days for Girls got reclaimed terry towels from the Resource Exchange to use in creating feminine hygiene kits for girls in need around the world.  Many girls throughout the world do not go to school when they have their menstrual period for lack of resources. Days for Girls strives to “increase access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, cultivating social enterprises, mobilizing volunteers, and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigmas and limitations for women and girls. Together, we’re creating a world with dignity, health, and opportunity for all.” As of … Continue reading

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Asya completes her senior project at the re!

Asya Milton completed her senior project by volunteering for three weeks here at The Resource Exchange. Asya is graduating cum laude from Germantown Academy this June and will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall.  My Time at The Resource Exchange by Asya Milton One of my graduation requirements was to complete a “senior project” at the end of the school year. For this project some of my peers chose to do things such as shadowing doctors or traveling, but I knew I wanted to come back to The Resource Exchange. The project requires you to do something outside of … Continue reading

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