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Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Happy Valley, September 30th

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, 7pm Friday September 30th 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 Tanya know. To RSVP (reserve your spot) contact Tanya at

Kids Clothing and Small Toy Swap (also Baby and Maternity), Tigard, September 19th

Gather the good kids clothing, accessories, and small toys your kids have outgrown, wash them up, and bring them to the swap!   Also bring maternity and baby clothes and accessories.  This is a big space with plenty of room for adults and teens – please leave children at home with a trusted sitter.

What:  Kids Clothing and Small Toy Swap (also baby and maternity)

When: MONDAY September 19th  at 7:25pm -8pm

Where:  Colossae Church, 12244 SW Garden Place, Tigard.   NOTE: This swap location is only partially child proofed so please leave children at home.

Not only will you de-clutter your stuff, you’ll find ‘new’ things Continue reading

Women’s All Size Clothing Swap, Tigard, September 19th

Women’s and Teen Girls All Size Clothing Swap in Tigard!  No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people, so bring all your women friends! (This venue is handicapped accessible!) It’s time to exchange your no-longer-needed women’s and teens clothes!  This location is not fully childproofed, so please leave children safely at home with a sitter.

When: Monday September 19th

Time:    7pm – 7:25pm

Where: Colossae Church, located in Park 217, you’ll see a blue sign out front that says ”Colossae”.   Address is Continue reading

Women’s Size 0-8 Clothing Swap, SE Portland, September 16th

Women’s Petite to Medium (approx size 0-8) Clothing Swap – clean out your closet! Gather all the clothes in good condition that you don’t wear or want: Include accessories like shoes, hats, belts, purses, jewelry, etc. (but please: no stuff, used make-up or undergarments). Our next women’s/teens Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) swap at People’s Co-op will be Friday September 16th at  7pm.  Arrive early and Please limit to good quality – no rips or stains, including grease. If you have larger sizes or kids sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes. 

I provide the structure & bring the leftovers down the street, & ask gals to help me bag & bring stuff down to my car so I can do that easily. Thanks for helping to make your swap community a reality, and remember by participating in free swaps you agree to not sell anything you get for free at a free swap, but can give it away or bring it back to the next swap if you decide it’s not quite ‘you’.  Good karma continues as we’re all philanthropists making a positive difference for ourselves and others!

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Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap, NE Portland, September 10th

Check your closet, drawers and storage, wash clothes and other wearables you no longer love/wear/need (including cleaning up jewelry, purses, shoes, and other accessories) and bring them to the women’s medium size 6-12 clothing swap!  This is a swap for women and teens who wear women’s sizes 6-12 only.   No children please.

The PTA clothing closet will take all clothing remainders and distribute to the Portland Public Schools – thanks Jackee!

What: size 6-12 medium women’s FREE clothing swap 

When: Saturday September 10th 2016, 2pm.

Swaps are usually the 2nd Saturday of each month, and usually last about an hour. If a few women can start putting remainders into piles around 3pm, that would be appreciated!

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*NEW Kids Clothing Swap, Wilsonville, September 9th

NEW SWAP!  The first ever  Kids Clothing Swap coming to Wilsonville!  Bring yourself, your friends, your kids – but please RSVP (information on how below).

DATE: Friday September 9th

TIME: from 11am-1pm

PLACE: Wilsonville Library  in the Oak Room, 8200 SW Wilsonville Rd, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070.

We’ll spend the first half hour separating clothing into sizes, and distributing them into their appropriate size classification. The rest of the time we’ll “shop”.

Little ones welcome.  For venue comfort, this event capped at 30 moms, not counting children. (For example, one mom bringing two littles counts as just one RSVP.)

RSVP on facebook at

Meet Volunteer hostess Renee Eckert – and ask how you can help!

Women’s Small and Medium Clothing Swap, Camas, September 3rd

 Women’s and Teens Small/Medium Clothing and Accessories Swap! Bring clean clothes and accessories that aren’t quite ‘you’ to swap, and experience free frugal fun with like-minded women!  Free swaps are like a playdate…but afterwards you have a cleaner house and new clothes, shoes, and accessories.

What:  free clothing and accessories swap – including shoes, handbags, jewelry – you bring good stuff, you’ll find good stuff!  Bring a like-minded thrifty treasure-hunting friend!

When:  Saturday September 3rd, 6pm

Where:  Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA.  (360) 834-5994
417 NE Birch Street, Camas, Washington 98607.

This is a small/medium swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles, 0-5 and 6-12.

This swap takes place the first Saturday of the month September through June (No swaps July and August).  Please RSVP to Dorothy to let her know you’re coming at