Category Archives: Stuff Swaps

kind women, men, and teens are invited to bring their clean and in working condition stuff to swap.

November 2017 Free Swaps

Here’s the free swaps we know about so far for November 2017.  If you are a host, or you attend one of these swaps (especially the Happy Valley Swap) please let me know if anything needs to be updated.  Thanks Swappers!

11/04/17    Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing 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

11/04/17 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.

11/05/17  Size 10-14 Women’s Clothing Swap in SE Portland, 1:15pm 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.

11/11/17 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church.  For what to expect see details here.  Usually second Saturday of the month.

11/17/17   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

11/18/17 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.

11/24/17 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 

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Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Happy Valley, October 27th

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, 7pm Friday October 27th, at New Seasons market on Sunnyside in the yoga studio/conference room. The last Friday of the month.

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Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap, Happy Valley, September 29th

Women’s All Size Clothing and Stuff Swap in Happy Valley, 7pm Friday September 29th, at New Seasons market on Sunnyside in the yoga studio/conference room. The last Friday of the month.

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September 2017 Free Swaps

What a great summer we’ve had!  And with fall just around the corner, it’s a good time to go through your fall (or back-to-school) clothes and find things that you no longer need/use/love…and start compiling your new sustainable fall wardrobe!  Here’s the free swaps we know about so far for September 2017.  If you want to start a free swap in your size, interest, or location, here’s how!  – tell me and I’ll add your information FREE to the Swap Positive site.

09/02/17  Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA.  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

09/02/17 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.

09/09/17 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.

09/15/17   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

09/16/17 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.

09/18/17 Women’s All Size 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 Barbara at barbarabomar@yahoo.com  for more information. (takes place 3rd Monday September 2017, January 2018, and April 2018. Handicapped accessible).

09/18/17 Babies/Kids/Maternity Clothing Swap, Small Toys and Accessories Swap, 7:25pm (right after Women’s all size swap) at Colossae Church in Tigard.   No need to RSVP – just show up – there’s plenty of room for kind helpful people! Contact Barbara at barbarabomar@yahoo.com  for more information. (takes place 3rd Monday September 2017, January 2018, and April 2018. Handicapped accessible).

09/21/17 Baby Clothes Swap and Maternity Clothes Swap (SE Portland) 12:30pm, at Zenana Spa and Wellness Center  2024 SE Clinton St. Portland, OR 97202. Meets several times a year. Pass this along to your mother-to-be friends, mom’s groups, birthing center coordinator, favorite maternity hospital/doctor, etc.  For more information, email info@zenana-spa.com

09/29/17 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 

09/30/17 Men, Women, Children All Size Clothing Exchange — At Countryside Community Church, 18810 S.W. Kruger Road, Sherwood. Countryside Community Church will be hosting a FREE Clothing Exchange on Saturday, September 30th @ 10:00 am. Bring any gently worn clothing items to exchange that you or your loved ones no longer wear. Beginning at 10 a.m. everyone will be released to rummage through all the clothing (there will be children’s, men’s and women’s categories) and take whatever they would like. All of the leftover clothing at the end of the hour will be donated to local non-profit organizations to help clothe others in the surrounding communities as well as our own. This is a great way to share resources with others in our community, especially children’s clothing as children grow in and out of clothing so quickly, and it’s a great way to get some shopping in for yourself without having to spend a penny! Phone weekdays: 503-925-0689.

09/30/17 Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing Swap (Longview Washington) 11am at the Longview Public Library in the MJO Room 1600 Louisiana St Longview WA 98632.   Saturday September 30th 11am-noon, and is open to women and teen girls of all sizes. Contact Elaine Brown thequeenbee.45@gmail.com for more information.

All Size Men, Women, Kids Clothing and Stuff Swap, August 26th

Garden Home Community Library is hosting a free clothing and stuff swap and we’d like to invite everyone to enjoy the fun!

You can bring all sizes of clothing by and for men, women, and children…plus household items, small appliances & electronics, books, jewelry, small furniture, games, holiday decor, and other small items.  (We are unable to accept large furniture or appliances.)

Location:  Garden Home Community Library ANNEX at 7306 SW Oleson Rd, Portland 97223  (in the Garden Home Marketplace.  2 doors down from the Baskin-Robbins.)

Date & Time:  Saturday August 26th.  Doors open at 9:45 am, swap takes place from 10am-noon.

Swap is always FREE.  Bring things in good condition you no longer need/use/love, and leave with some great new finds!

We give clothing remainders to a women and children’s shelter.  Leftover household items will be donated to organizations that will give them away, not sell them.

For more information, contact Heather Waisanen, Adult Services Programmer, Garden Home Community Library at  heatherw@wccls.org

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

July 2017 Free Swaps

Summer celebrations are in full swing – here’s the free food and clothes swaps (we know about so far) for July to help you share your wealth, as well as pick up new-to-you items, and have fun with like-minded people!

07/01/17 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.

07/08/17 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.

07/15/17 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.

07/16/17  Size 10-14 Women’s Clothing Swap in SE Portland, 1:15pm 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.

07/21/17   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

07/22/17 NEW! Transgender/Queer Clothing and Accessories Swap (North Portland) The first quarterly Transgender/Queer Clothing and Accessories swap is Saturday July 22nd  from 11am-3pm! Come early at 10am for socializing and organizing. This is a safe and fun place for the Trans and Queer community to share and find new-to-you items. If there’s enough interest, we hope to swap quarterly! Frequently asked questions about this swap https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lnnsrfjJbjNCNK17emzf5TqE7b_02PMc9ATFkTc6bTU/editor visit the PDX Trans and Queer Clothing Swap facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pdxclothingswap/

07/28/17 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