October Free Swaps!


Ooh we’ve got some goodies this month!  We’ve got family swaps, kids clothing swaps, women’s size large/plus swaps,  women’s size small/medium swaps, small household stuff swaps, and for the month of October, several COSTUME SWAPS!  Bring a friend and join the fun!  If you’ve never been to a free swap before, check out the details of what to expect here. If you don’t see a swap in your size/location, start one -here’s how!

10/03/19 *New! Fat Positive Clothing Swap, FREE! Come join us at Psychic Sister for our fat positive clothing swap! This is an event centering fat folx and intended to provide a loving space to create fashion miracles. Bring what no longer suits you and swap for new treasures. All genders are welcome. There will be snacks!! When: October 3rd, 7pm-9pm
Where: Psychic Sister (entrance on 19th), 1829 NE Alberta St, Portland, Oregon 97211
**Neither racism, ableism, nor body, diet, gender, or health policing will be tolerated at this event. for more information, contact (971) 420-2962
portlandsister@psychic-sister.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/613456739061738/?active_tab=about

10/05/19  Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing and Small Household Stuff Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA.  This is an All Size Women’s swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles small, medium, large, plus, and accessories. Also small household items. Takes place the first Saturday of the month September through June (No swaps July and August).  Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com

10/05/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse

10/05/19 *NEW! All Ages/Sizes Adults and Kids Costume and Clothing Swap!
When: Saturday October 5th. 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Gresham Library, 385 NW Miller Ave, Gresham, OR 97030, in the small meeting room.
What: All size/all age/all gender clothing and costume swap!
Be part of the free frugal community fun! Go through your closets and storage, wash up/clean up all the clothing and costumes that are in great shape but you no longer need/use/love, and bring to the Gresham library for a great time of treasure hunting and sharing! Take what you will personally use or give as gifts. Bring your friends, your kids, your grandparents – this is a family event for everyone who likes free frugal fun, play, and treasure hunting. Remainders will be donated to the Habitat Restore in Gresham. For more information on what to expect at a free swap, check out https://swappositive.wordpress.com/about/
They hope to have another swap around the holidays, and more next year!
For more information, contact Marley at marleytranfo@gmail.com.

10/06/19  Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005. Bring your whole family – adults and kids!   Our swap is FREE, with no admission charge, no strings attached, and all remainders will be given away for free or to organizations that will not sell them but will give them away. For further details contact Kirsten at kirsten@adapttraining.com  Carla or Juleea at arellanofour@gmail.com or check the facebook page.  Meets every other month (usually on the first Sunday February, April, June, August, October, December)

10/12/19 Women’s Size 10-14 Clothing and Accessories Swap, 8:00am-9:00am at the Evergreen Community Church gym 935 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97232. Contact Swap Hostess Amy Alice for more information at amyalice58@gmail.com

10/12/19 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church, 2pm-3pm.  For the month of October only, feel free to also bring costumes and accessories to swap! For what to expect see details here.  Usually second Saturday of the month.

10//12/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse

10/16/19 All Size Family Clothing Swap/Give-away (Kelso WA) every 3rd Wednesday from 2pm-6pm at the Three Rivers Mall in the Community Room,  351 Three Rivers Dr, Kelso, WA 98626. They accept clothing donations (all sizes, ages, and genders) and are looking for volunteers to help. Please contact 360-747-7240 or kelsoneighborhood@gmail.com . Remainders benefit the South Kelso Neighborhood Association.

10/18/19  Women’s Size Petite to Medium (approx 0-8)  Clothing Swap at People’s Food Co-op in SE Portland at 7pm.  Everyone who attends, please bring an extra bag for remainder donation.  Monthly on the third Friday.  If you’ve got other sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes.  If they are torn/ripped, please offer them on freecycle.org. If you would like to receive notifications via facebook, go to: http://www.facebook.com/groups/267181703349196/ and request to join the group

10/19/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse

10/19/19 Maternity and Baby through Size 5T Clothing and Accessories Swap Multnomah County Library – Midland, 805 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97233.  4:15pm-5:30pm. If you’d like more information on this group, join their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1790592157884373/

10/19/19 UPDATE: THIS SWAP CHANGED TO 10/19/19 DUE TO A SCHEDULE CONFLICT. 10/26/19  10/19/19 All Size Women’s and Children’s Clothing Swap (Woodburn) (bi-yearly the last Saturday in April and October), at the Mid Valley Community Church 591 Gatch St, Woodburn OR  97071. Women’s and children’s clothing, shoes, and accessories.We will have light finger foods and childcare is available on a limited basis. Anything left over at 11:30 AM will be donated to Love Inc. of North Marion County. For more information, contact Erin Rodriguez at 503-548-8454, or take a look at the facebook event page.

10/26/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse

10/26/19 Maternity and Baby through Size 5T Clothing and Accessories Swap Multnomah County Library – Midland, 805 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97233.  4:15pm-5:15pm. If you’d like more information on this group, join their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1790592157884373/

10/27/19  Women’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap (size 14 – and up) Please bring clothes in good condition (no rips or stains) and accessories such as jewelry, shoes, hats, belts, purses. Please bring extra bags to help haul out the left overs. Every 4th Sunday in People’s Food Co-op community room. Address: 3029 SE 21st ave Portland Arrive a few minutes early to start swapping at 7 pm. Rules: Bring clean clothes in good condition, size 14 and up. (There is a small size swap on the 3rd Friday at the same location) Do not take anything until the swap coordinator says GO Be kind and courteous! Do not sell the things you get at the swap. Please bring extra bags Bring a mirror if you have one! Please also consider volunteering! I need help bagging up left overs at the end and carrying them to my car. Or if you are willing to do the donation run, to your car. Also we will need to sweep the room afterwards. If you are interesting in being a back up coordinator, please contact me. Thank you and happy swapping! For more info about this swap contact  cobbcarrie@yahoo.com

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