Category Archives: Men

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.

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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

January 2018 Free Swaps

Happy New Year!!!  These are the free swaps we know about so far for January 2018.  Please let me know if you have any additions and/or changes.

01/06/18  Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing 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. Takes place the first Saturday of the month September through June (No swaps July and August).  Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com

01//06/18 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, (usually first and third Saturdays) starting at 11:00am. Bring food to share, eat, enjoy yourself, and meet like-minded kind people!  Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.

01/07/18 Family Clothing and Footwear Swap (N Portland), Quarterly on a Sunday, 2-4pm at the Kenton Church 2115 N Lombard street Portland OR 97217, in the basement. 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. Frequently asked questions about this swap http://freeclothingexchange.org/faq  This quarterly swap usually takes place March, June, September, January. Contact Ginny for more information at pdxfreeclothingexchange@gmail.com

01/13/18 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Continue reading

Family Clothing (all sizes and ages) and Footwear Swap, North Portland, October 1st

Family Clothing and Footwear Swap Sunday October 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.

What: All Size/All Age Clothing and Footwear Swap

When: Sunday October 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

Family Clothing Swap, Sherwood, September 30th

Bring the whole family to Sherwood for a HUGE Clothing Exchange that only takes place twice a year!

What: Men, Women, Children FREE All Size Clothing Swap!

Where: Countryside Community Church, 18810 S.W. Kruger Road, Sherwood

When: Saturday, September 30th @ 10:00 am.

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Family Clothing Swap (Men, Women, Kids), Beaverton, August 6th

Family All Size Clothing Swap! Bring your whole family – Everyone’s invited – men, women, teens, kids, babies!

When:   Sunday August 6th, 7pm

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

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 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.

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

August 2017 Free Swaps

Free entertainment for your summer fun!  Swaps for all sizes of clothing for the whole family, sized swaps, plus a potluck. If you don’t see a swap in your size, location, or interest, start one!  If you need support on how to start a swap, let me know.  And then I can add your information to the Swap Positive website and give you free advertising 🙂 Here’s the swaps we know about so far for the month of August 2017:

08/05/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, first and third Saturdays starting at 11:00am. Bring food to share, eat, enjoy yourself, and meet like-minded kind people!  Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.
Join us and the neighbors to eat, chat, play games, dance, hangout etc.
Bring food or drink to share if you’d like.
Times are pretty flexible, you can show up early or late, but it would just be great to see you! And if you can’t come this week, don’t worry, we do these twice a month. If you want updates, you can like our page Yonder House

08/06/17 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 2017)

08/12/17 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church (formerly Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst building).  For what to expect see details here.  Usually second Saturday of the month.

08/18/17   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.

08/19/17 Community Potluck/Brunch at Yonder House in NE Portland, first and third Saturdays starting at 11:00am. Bring food to share, eat, enjoy yourself, and meet like-minded kind people!  Contact Bert Fitzgerald 574-213-5468 for more information. Check out the Yonder House facebook page at facebook/yonderhouseon15th for details.

08/25/17 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 

08/26/17 All Size Men, Women, Kids Clothing, and Stuff Swap at the Garden Home Community Library ANNEX 7306 SW Oleson Rd.  Doors open at 9:45 am, swap from 10am-noon. Swap features all sizes of clothing for men, women, and kids…plus household items, small appliances and electronics, books, jewelry, small furniture, games, holiday decor, and other small items (we are unable to accept large furniture or appliances). For info contact Heather Waisanen, Garden Home Community Library at  heatherw@wccls.org