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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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Thank you and Farewell…

Today, on my last day as a staff member at the Resource Exchange, I would like to thank YOU, dear re blog reader (who I assume is also an re customer). It is because of you that I have this job and because of you that my job is so delightful. Over the past three and a half years, I’ve had inumerable heartwarming, hilarious, or thought-provoking interactions with the people who shop and donate here. I’ve always said that we have the best customers. One of my very favorite parts of the job has been seeing, profiling and helping customers … Continue reading

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From Film to Theater – Found Fringe Style!

Found Theater Company often uses salvaged, reclaimed, and reused materials to make the sets and props of their productions, photo shoots, and video trailers. Not only is the reuse of material more economical for a smaller company, but it’s also way better for the environment than buying new. In fact, they’ve been using materials from The Resource Exchange for so many years, that we featured the ensemble of theatre makers as our reCreate Artists of August 2015! You can see how they used materials in productions from 2013-now on their Featured Artist Page on our website. And now Found is … Continue reading

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