December at The Scrap Exchange

DECEMBER AT THE SCRAP EXCHANGE Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Staff Spotlight on Kathleen House Kathleen House (Kathy) is a true Durham native and spent many years of her childhood in the Lakewood neighborhood. She joined the staff at Scrap Thrift in January of 2018 after retiring from Duke … Continue reading

November at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! MESSAGE FROM ANN WOODWARD I hope everyone is enjoying this awesome fall weather, leaves changing, and amazing sunsets – Lakewood has big sky! Tis’ the season to ramp up the holiday spirit, and the Scrap … Continue reading

September at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Scrap Thrift’s dedicated book crew. Front Row: Staff members, Dave Smith, Assistant Manager, Cade Carlson and Connor Seaton. Back Row: Volunteers, Nan Dietrich and Lew Shiner. Not Pictured Rob Westfall. SCRAP THRIFT BOOK BRIGADE Earlier … Continue reading

July at the Scrap Exchange

JULY AT THE SCRAP EXCHANGE Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Paola Kipp processing crafts DISCOVERING YOUR MISSION Written by Bryn Hammarberg Paola Kipp wanted to get involved with The Scrap Exchange as soon as she moved to Durham 12 years ago. … Continue reading

Message from Ann: November/December 2016

Dear Friends — We here at The Scrap Exchange are hopeful that we can all find some peace during this difficult time. Making art, being creative and kind to each other and the environment is core to our hearts and helps feed our souls. In an effort to continue our … Continue reading

Message from Ann: October/November 2016

Dear Friends— I’m writing this as I head up to Boston for ReuseConex 2016, the biennial convention for the reuse industry. I’m looking forward to learning what new things are happening in reuse, catching up with old friends and hopefully making some new friends too. Before I go, want to … Continue reading

Message from Ann: August/September 2016

Dear Friends, Happy Summer! Have you been to The Scrap Exchange lately? Things have been bumping! We’re always trying to keep it fresh and just this week we did some re-arranging to highlight some of our favorite materials — fabric fabric fabric (of course) and art supplies! Also we are … Continue reading

Message from the Director: April/May 2016

Dear Friends, Our 25th anniversary is here! (April 1991 to April 2016) We are reflecting on our past, planning our future, and working as always to fulfill our mission. The Past … Let’s take a moment to think back to 1991 and the early years of the organization. It is … Continue reading

Message from Ann: January 2016

Dear Friends, This year The Scrap Exchange celebrates 25 years (!!!) in existence. WOW. And to make the most of this great year we are thrilled to present a fabulous slate of events that support and promote DIY and FUN cultural opportunities for local families, artists, and the community! This … Continue reading