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Expanded Reclaimed Art and Craft Supply Section!

We’re thrilled to see more and more reusable materials being donated to The Resource Exchange and being reused by our creative community! Just last week we sorted and priced all of these donations and added them to our new Art Supplies section, with gently used and “new-to-you” items being added daily.  Artist paints (oil, acrylic, and watercolors), charcoal, pastels, sketch pads, paintbrushes, fine art markers and colored pencils, mat board, fine art and craft paper, canvas, frames, stencils, block printing tools, drafting supplies… Plus crafting essentials including: construction paper, glue sticks, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, craft sticks, pom poms, felt, … Continue reading

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Saved from the Democratic National Convention!

In case you missed it, the Democratic National Convention took place here in our lovely city of Philadelphia last week. Like with any large scale event, there can be a lot of waste and materials left to organize once it’s over. So, the DNC contacted us to see if we could help keep some of the materials out of landfill. They specifically wanted us to save any of the materials that were used to create the many signs that were hung up all over the stadium. If you attended the DNC, then you probably noticed all the signs pointing people in … Continue reading

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The Resource Exchange Gets a Mural by Chroma Dolls!

We’re incredibly happy to have Chroma Dolls painting a new mural on the side of our building! Chroma Dolls was chosen to represent Philly in partnership with Beautify Earth and Zappos in a 10 city, 10 mural, 10 core value project.  The design of the mural represents the theme that was assigned to Philly: building a positive team and family spirit. “The goals of this project are to put an end to blighted walls by empowering artists, encouraging social responsibility, and instilling community pride.” We’re thrilled that Chroma Dolls chose The Resource Exchange wall and corner to creatively express togetherness and brighten up … Continue reading

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