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In support of Raleigh’s Over the Edge fundraiser for the Special Olympics, our Thrifty Office Furniture team invites you to join us in “pushing the boss over the edge!” Our boss, Joel Gillis, has agreed to register for participation in this adventure, rappelling down the side of Well Fargo’s 30-story […]

We’re excited to announce that the Thrifty Office Furniture team’s Food Drive, which supports the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC, has collected 381 pounds of food! Actively participating for years, the Thifty team has assisted the Food Bank CENC’s Stop Summer Hunger campaign, which is designed to provide […]

We’re excited to announce our upcoming Food Drive to benefit the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC! Our goal is to collect 500 pounds of food to donate to the Durham branch of the Food Bank CENC following this harsh winter – and you can help! Join us at our Grand […]

At Thrifty, we always strive to give back to our community in any way we can. Especially during the holiday season, we like to come together to support children in need. This year, we worked with the Salvation Army in Durham to sponsor angels for the Angel Tree Program. We […]

Today is the last day of our FNS Challenge, and we are glad! We’re getting down to the last scraps of food that we purchased for the week, and most of us are eating soup today! However, our co-workers that aren’t participating in the challenge were very generous today – […]

Pictured here is some tuna salad with a secret ingredient (psst – it’s apples!) that one of our employees had for lunch today. We’ve noticed a number of people opting for tuna this week for their protein, as it can be purchased very inexpensively, especially when you have coupons! We […]

We’ve made it to Day 3 of the FNS Challenge, and it’s starting to get really difficult. We had one employee (who shall remain nameless for fear of public shaming) give in and purchase a sweet treat at Barnes & Noble during lunch today without even thinking about it! Another […]

Day 2 of the FNS Challenge and the Thrifty team is starting to get creative! Though we had some tuna salad sandwiches and turkey sandwiches for lunch – the creative meal award today goes to Hakima! She cooked up some rice, added some frozen veggies and a scrambled egg, and […]

Today, the team here at Thrifty is starting the FNS Challenge from the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC. The goal is to only spend $4.06/day on food and drinks, as that is equivalent to the amount of sustenance provided by food stamps in NC. And though we’re only […]