Category Archives: 12 and up (large) swap

Family Clothing, Footwear, and Book Swap, North Portland, July 1st

Family Clothing, Footwear, and Book Swap Sunday July 1st, 2-4pm at the Kenton Church 2115 N Lombard street Portland OR 97217, in the basement.

Come join the fun! Everyone is welcome. All sizes of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing will be exchanged. No donation is required in order to receive clothing, but feel free to bring clothing and shoes in good condition to swap.

We also are swapping BOOKS!  So make sure to bring in all the books you are finished with, and swap them for some great summer reads!

What: All Size/All Age Clothing, Footwear, and Book Swap

When: Sunday July 1st, 2-4pm

Where: Kenton Church Basement 2115 N Lombard street Portland OR 97217

Frequently asked questions about this swap http://freeclothingexchange.org/faq

This quarterly swap usually takes place spring, summer, fall, winter. Contact Ginny for more information at pdxfreeclothingexchange@gmail.com

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Women’s Size 10-14 Clothing and Accessories Swap, Central Eastside, June 10th

It’s time for you to think about all of those clothes and accessories in your closet that you don’t wear, that don’t fit, that you no longer use or want, and that NEED a new life and someone else to wear and enjoy them!

Clean out your closets, storage, and accessories drawers, and wash up all of those items in good condition that you don’t want/wear anymore.  Bring everything wearable to this swap.

WHO:  Women and teens who wear clothes sizes 10-14  Feel free to bring your pals! and please e-mail me at amyalice58@gmail.com so I may send them information and keep them in the loop!

WHEN: Sunday, June 10th, STARTING at 10:45am.   There is a Continue reading

Family All Size Clothing Swap, Beaverton, June 3rd

Family All Size Clothing Swap! Bring your whole family – Everyone’s invited – men, women, teens, kids, babies!
When:   Sunday June 3rd, 7pm

Where: Adapt Training 9923 SW Arctic Drive, Beaverton Oregon 97005.

Men, Women, Teens, and Kids can bring your gently used-in-excellent condition clothes, shoes, and accessories, and go home with new items you can use!  This event is FREE and open to the public. All sizes, ages, and families are welcome.  So that you know what to expect, and so it’s fun for everyone, please read our  Free Swap rules.

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. This swap meets every other month (usually on the first Sunday February, April, June, August, October, December 2018)

For further details contact Kirsten at kirsten@adapttraining.com  Juleea at arellanofour@gmail.com or check the facebook page. Phone 503-646-8482.

Men, Women, and Teens All Size Clothing Swap, June 2nd, Longview

Cowlitz County All Size Clothing Swap for Men, Women, and Teens!

Saturday, June 2nd, 10am-noon at the Longview Public library, 1600 Louisiana St. Longview Washington.

This is an open event for men, women, and teens who’d like to participate in our quarterly clothing swap in Cowlitz County.  Shop quality clothing and accessories that other people haven’t worn in a while, don’t fit anymore or just need a new home. Go through your closet and collect items that you’re having a rough relationship with; shoes, handbags, travel bags, scarves, accessories. EXCLUDES lingerie and underwear. All items must be clean and free of stains or repair needs.

All unclaimed items will be donated to a local organization that I will update you with ASAP. We look forward to seeing you soon!

This is how a free swap works:

1. Shoes, accessories, and jewelry will be in a separate pile so they don’t snag clothing items.

2. All of the clothes you bring will be kept in bags while we wait for everyone to arrive.

3. No pre-swapping (taking things or scooting them into piles before we start).

4. When everyone is present, the swap coordinator will give the go-ahead and we’ll empty bags of clothing into rows on the floor. After you empty your bags, please step back against the wall until everything is out and ready.

5. Things in the middle of the room in rows are free. Items in little piles around the room, against the walls in bags, or on chairs are someones’ stash.

6. When everything is in rows, the swap coordinator will say, “Go!” And we’ll all start at the same time. That way everyone has the same opportunity to find new clothes.

7. Take what looks good to you, gather it into your pile, then try them on. A full length mirror will be available, but please feel free to bring your own if you have one to share. If the clothes aren’t quite ‘you’, throw them back into the pile for someone else to enjoy.

8. Please support our mission by enjoying the swap as a place to get free stuff, and if you part with your new-to-you swap items, we ask that YOU do it in a free way too!

If you can’t make it to the swap but would like to donate your clean, unwanted items, email Elaine Brown for pick up and drop off location thequeenbee.45@gmail.com

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Camas, June 2nd

Camas Women’s All Size Swap Saturday June 2nd 2018 at 6pm!

Please tell all your friends and feel free to repost this!

Doors open at 5:45pm with swap starting promptly at 6pm.

First Saturday of every month ( except July and August ) at Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas. Get directions here.

Swap all your old, still in good condition, clothes, shoes and accessories! And books, or any other media, household and kitchen stuff, too. Most anything that can be passed on to the homeless shelter and be useful to someone setting up a new home.

Bring what you can, take what you like.

Leftovers are donated to Share House (sharevancouver.org) and Dress for Success (dressforsuccess.org)

PLEASE RSVP TO DOROTHY AT  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com  IF PLANNING TO ATTEND. (Though you are just as welcome if you show up without an RSVP, but this helps us prepare knowing how many will be here.)

I look forward to seeing you all there!

If you are new to the group, or new to swapping, please review the Swap Positive website https://swappositive.wordpress.com/about

June 2018 Free Swaps

Here’s the free swaps we know about so far for June 2018 – and there’s a LOT of them!  If you have any updates/additions, please let me know at swappositive.info@gmail.com.  If you don’t see a swap in a size/location/interest that makes you happy, start one – Here’s how!  Be part of the free frugal fun:)

06/02/18  Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA.  This is now an All Size swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles small, medium, large, plus, and accessories. Takes place the first Saturday of the month September through June (No swaps July and August).  Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com

06/02/18 Men, Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing and Accessories Swap, 10am-noon  at the Longview Public library, 1600 Louisiana St. Longview Washington. This swap is usually quarterly, and is open to kind men, women and teens of all sizes. Contact Elaine Brown thequeenbee.45@gmail.com for more information.

06/03/18 Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005. Bring your whole family!   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 2018)

06/09/18 Women’s size 6-12 Clothing and Accessories Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church. For what to expect see details here 

06/10/18 Size 10-14 Women’s Clothing Swap in SE Portland, 10:45am at the Jazzersize Fitness Center near 18th and SE Burnside.  Please e-mail Amy Alice at amyalice58@gmail.com to be put on the email list for her quarterly swaps.

06/15/18  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

06/16/18  Baby, Kids and Maternity Clothing, Accessories and Toy Swap, Saturday June 16th, 2pm-3pm at Portland Community College (PCC) Rock Creek Campus in the Event Center in Building 9. This swap takes place three times a year:  June, October, and February, and is sponsored by the Naked Baby Clothing Swap (Westside Edition) https://www.facebook.com/groups/BabyClothesSwapWestPDX/about/

06/29/18 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   

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Happy Valley, May 25th

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, 7pm Friday May 25th, at New Seasons Market on Sunnyside in the yoga studio/conference room, 15861 SE Happy Valley Town Center Dr, Happy Valley, OR 97086. The last Friday of the month.

You can bring clothes, shoes and accessories…plus any other in good condition stuff 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  Happyswap@hotmail.com