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Jonathan Dedecker’s New York Gallery Opening!

Jonathan Dedecker is a Philadelphia-based artist and frequent customer at the re. In fact, he was the reCreate Featured Artist  here at The Resource Exchange in January of 2016! This month, through August 26, Jonathan has an exhibition titled “Infinity Land” at Marvin Gardens gallery in the Ridgewood neighborhood in Queens, NY!   If you’re in that area this month, go check out his show. His works contain a bunch of materials, including fabrics, from The Resource Exchange! This is what he has to say about coming to us for supplies: “… every time I come by I get more refined in … 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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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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