January 2014 Free Swaps

Happy New Year!  The following are the swaps we know of for the month of January 2014 (Swap coordinators, please contact me if you have any changes/additions to this information).  If you host a free swap not on this list, please let me know at urbanfarmerpdx1@yahoo.com so I can add you/your swap to the list.  All swap coordinators are volunteers.  If you’d like to start a free swap in your size/location/interest, here’s how.

01/04/14 Family Swap (Gresham), All sizes men, women, and children. See all the details about this swap here.  Family friendly, handicapped accessible. Come one, come all – you don’t have to live in Gresham to go to this swap, and it’s easily accessible by public transit. Usually quarterly.

01/04/14   Women’s and Teens Size 0-12 Clothing Swap in Camas WA.  This is a small/medium swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles, 0-5 and 6-12. First Saturday of every month, 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas.   Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com (No swaps July and August)

01/05/14  Craft Supplies Swap (NE Portland), at Art a la Carte 319 NE Wygant Street.  Space opens at 3:15pm, swapping starts at 3:30pm.  Email Amanda at  amanda.perl@cortland.edu if interested in being on the RSVP list. Kind adults and teens only – no children. Please note: since this is a CRAFT swap  please do not bring items for other hobbies such as cooking or gardening.  Save them for the April and December stuff swaps.  Please RSVP to Amanda Perl amanda.perl@cortland.edu to reserve your space and for more information.  Also, here’s the rules and detailed information about what to bring/not to bring.

01/11/14  Women’s size 6-12 Clothing swap in NE Portland at the Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst (PCL church).  Adults and teens  only (No children or babies).   For what to expect see details here.  Second Saturday of the month.

01/17/14   Women’s Size 0-5 Clothing Swap at People’s Food Co-op in SE Portland at 7pm.  Monthly on the third Friday.  If you would like to receive notifications via facebook, go to: http://www.facebook.com/groups/267181703349196/ and request to join the group.  Or contact Shay smullinspdx@yahoo.com if you have questions.

01/19/14   Size 10-14 Women’s Clothing Swap in SE Portland, 11am at the Jazzersize Fitness Center near 18th and SE Burnside.  See all the details about this swap here.  Please e-mail Amy Alice at amyalice58@gmail.com to be put on the email list for her quarterly swaps.

01/20/14  Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, followed by a Kids Clothing Swap, 7pm at Colossae Church in Tigard.   No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people! Contact Cindy at simple_and_enough@yahoo.com. for more information. (takes place every 3rd Monday September-June, handicapped accessible).  No swaps July, August, or December.

01/31/14 Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, 7pm at New Seasons market on Sunnyside in the yoga studio/conference room. The last Friday of the month.  You can bring not only clothes but shoes and accessories and any other goodies that you want to pass on (such as books, jewelry, lotions, makeup, pens, arts and crafts and etc). If you know of a good organization that can use the leftover clothes or if you can take it with you please let me know. To RSVP (reserve your spot) contact Tanya at  Happyswap@hotmail.com

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