MAY at The Scrap Exchange

WELCOME TO KELLY JONES Please join us in welcoming Kelly Jones as our new Outreach and Education Manager. Kelly replaces Anna Graves, who led the department for 2-1/2 years, increasing the number of community events by 43% and tripling the number of creative classes. “We are very excited that Kelly … Continue reading

April at The Scrap Exchange

SCRAP EXCHANGE ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ARTIST SPOTLIGHT Artistry comes not only in creating new works, but also in the skill it takes to bring old works back to life. Here is the story of one such new artist, Spencer Farrish, as told in his own words.   “My father was a masonry … Continue reading

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

October at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! WELCOME BACK TATYANA! Tatyana Kasperovich, The Scrap Exchange’s new Volunteer Coordinator, was born in Moscow, Russia. At the age of four, her family relocated to Omaha, Nebraska, where she grew up with mid-western qualities that … 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

August at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! August is Teacher Appreciation Month at The Scrap Exchange THE SCRAP EXCHANGE LOVES TEACHERS … … and we have great things on tap for those hard-working, under-resourced heros! Teachers receive 20% off all purchases at both stores … 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