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Clothing Swap for All Size Women, Newborn to Kids Size 5, and Maternity, SE Portland, December 2nd

Babies through size 5 kids clothes, and Women’s All Size Clothing (including Maternity) Swap, takes place Saturday December 2nd, from 10:15am- 11:30am at the Midland Library in the large meeting room, at 805 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97233.

Please bring baby/children’s/women’s clothing and gear from newborn through size 5, plus women’s and maternity. It helps to bring clothes sorted by size so it is easier to put things out.

All are welcome even if you don’t have much to donate, just please only take what you will use. Please arrive by 10:15am to sort what you are donating, then we swap from 10:30-11:30, then start cleaning up.  If a few people are able to stay to help bag up the leftovers, I would appreciate it.

All leftover items will be donated to Northwest Children’s Outreach (kids/maternity) and Rahab’s Sisters (women’s clothes). For more information, check this facebook page . and the regular Naked Baby Clothing Swap Group.

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December 2017 Free Swaps!

Here’s the December 2017 free swaps we know about so far.  All sizes of women’s and family clothing swaps, brunch/food gatherings, gift swaps, baby and kids clothing, a brand NEW RECORD SWAP and more –  there’s a free swap for everyone!  If you don’t see a swap in your size, interest, or location, start one, tell me about it, and I’ll post it here and give you free advertising!

12/02/17  Women’s and Teens All Size Clothing Swap 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas WA.  This is 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

12/02/17 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.

12/02/17 Baby and Little Kids Clothes, and Women’s All Size Clothing (including Maternity) Swap, 10:15am- 11:30am at the Midland Library in the large meeting room. Please bring baby/children’s/women’s clothing and gear from newborn through size 5 plus women’s and maternity. It helps to bring clothes sorted by size so it is easier to put things out. All are welcome even if you don’t have much to donate, just please only take what you will use. Please arrive by 10:15am to sort what you are donating, then we swap from 10:30-11:30, then start cleaning up.  If a few people are able to stay to help bag up the leftovers, I would appreciate it. All leftover items will be donated to Northwest Children’s Outreach (kids/maternity) and Rahab’s Sisters (women’s clothes). For more information, check this facebook page . and the regular Naked Baby Clothing Swap Group.

12/03/17 Family All Size Clothing Swap (Beaverton) 7pm @ Adapt Training at 9923 SW Arctic Dr Beaverton, OR 97005. Bring your whole family – men, women, 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 2017)

12/09/17 All Size Men, Women, Kids Clothing and Stuff Swap, SW Portland/Garden Home, from 10 am-noon.  For more information go to  Gardenhomelibrary.org     or contact Heather Waisanen, Adult Services Programmer, Garden Home Community Library at 503-245-9932 or  heatherw@wccls.org

12/09/17 Holiday Gift and Toy Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church.  You must RSVP to attend this swap. For what to expect see details here.

NEW! 12/09/17 Record Swap, 3pm-5pm, Garden Home Community Library GHCL Annex, 7475 SW Oleson Rd Portland OR   Looking to refresh your record collection and pass on some old favorites for others to enjoy? Join us for our first ever Record Swap! This is not a sale, but a one-to-one swap exchange. We’ll provide tickets for each of the records you bring to trade; each ticket gets you one new-to-you record. All ages of music enthusiasts welcome. For more information go to http://www.gardenhomelibrary.org/events/adults/

12/15/17   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

12/16/17 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.

12/29/17 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 

Kids Clothing Swap looking for host/ess!

Kids grow out of clothes so fast!  Hosting a Kids Free Swap gives you regular opportunities to get together with like-minded people to swap out kids clothes, clear out your closets of stuff your kids have outgrown, get new to you clothes and toys they can use for FREE, help keep usable items out of landfills, and the remainders are passed along so other local kids/families can enjoy free goodies as well!

Nicole Willis, volunteer hostess of the Kids Clothes and Small Toys (infant through teen) swap at the Midland Library in SE Portland, is looking to pass this volunteer position on to another interested swapper(s).  Nicole can give you her library contact person, so your free swap space is already figured out!  She has organizations to take the remainders and give them away for free – she Continue reading

Free swaps this week for everyone!

Free clothing and stuff swaps this week for every size and age, and most items!

Women’s/Teens sizes 0-5,   Friday April 18th.          For extra small and small sized women and teens, this is an excellent place to swap your clothes, shoes, and accessories without having to wade through reams of sizes that don’t fit.  Located at People’s Food Co-op’s meeting room in SE Portland.

Kids Clothing (no toys),   Saturday April 19th.     Kids grow so fast!  Why not swap out the clothes your kids no longer wear, and get the next size up for your growing family?  Your kids have probably outgrown much of last summers clothes – bring them to this swap and get some new summer clothes in the right sizes!  Also, be sure to bring any new moms – there’s usually lots of baby clothes.  Located at the Midland Library in SE Portland.

Women’s and Teens ALL SIZES,  Monday April 21st.      Lost some weight and want to clear out your too-big wardrobe and get new clothes in your smaller size?  Gained some weight and tired of squeezing into too-tight clothes?  Swap out your all sizes of clothes here!  Bring your girlfriends of all sizes and enjoy some play time!  Located in Tigard at the Colossae Church.

Mens/Women’s/Kids clothes and Stuff (Trash to Treasure),   Saturday April 26th.  This isn’t officially/exclusively a free swap, but a city event that also includes recycling of styrofoam and other oddities.  If you’ve got trash AND treasure, this is the place to bring both!  (Official free swaps do NOT take recycleables or worn out junk, but ONLY clothing, accessories, and items in usable condition).    Located in North Portland at the St. Johns Swapnplay.

Kids Clothing Swap, SE Portland, April 19th

Reserve your spot at the afternoon Kids Clothing Swap  (infant to size 16) at the Midland Library, Saturday April 19th, 3:00pm-4:30pm.

Clothing only…Please, NO toys.

See what to expect here.  

The Midland Library is located at  805 SE 122nd Avenue Portland, OR 97233   Please bring clothes, shoes, and accessories that are clean and wearable. This Kids Swap takes place every 3-4 months, depending on venue availability.

To reserve your spot and for more information, contact Nicole at nbrianna@msn.com.

April 2014 Free Swaps

Here’s the free swaps we know about so far for April 2014.  Please let me know if you have additional information or if there are any additions/corrections.  If you’ve never been to a free swap before, this is what you can expect.  Thanks for being part of the Free Swapping Community!

04/05/14   Women’s and Teens Size 0-12 Clothing Swap in Camas WA.  This is a small/medium swap, so please pre-sort your clothes so they can be separated into piles, 0-5 and 6-12. First Saturday of every month, 6pm at the Rushing Water Yoga Studio in Downtown Camas.   Please RSVP to Dorothy at  clarkcountyclothingswap@gmail.com (No swaps July and August)

04/06/14 All Size Women’s Clothing Swap 7pm @  Adapt Training in Beaverton. Bring a girlfriend or family member.  For further details contact Christina Robinson or check the facebook page.

04/12/14  Spring Stuff Swap in NE Portland at the Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst (PCL church).  Adults and teens  only (No children or babies).   For what to expect see details here.  Second Saturday of the month.

04/13/14 Size 10-14 Women’s Clothing Swap in SE Portland, 11am 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.

04/18/14   Women’s Size 0-5 Clothing Swap at People’s Food Co-op in SE Portland at 7pm.  Monthly on the third Friday.  ONLY SIZES 0-5 in great shape clothing please.  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.  Or contact Shay smullinspdx@yahoo.com if you have questions.

04/19/14 Kids Clothing Swap (infant to size 16), Midland Library from 3:00pm – 4:30pm.  Please NO toys  – this swap is for clothing only for infants through size 16 teen. For information on what to expect, see here.  Hostess for this swap is Nicole at nbrianna@msn.com

04/21/14  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 Cindy at simple_and_enough@yahoo.com. for more information. (takes place every 3rd Monday September-June, handicapped accessible).  No swaps July, August, or December.

04/25/14 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

Kids/Teens clothes and costumes, Midland Library, September 14th

Kids and teens clothing swapping –  Including costume swapping!  Go through all your outgrown costumes and pass them along for someone else to use.

Kids Clothing Swap all sizes infant to teen clothing and halloween costumes will be swapped at the Midland Library, 10am – noon, Saturday September 14th. Clothing and costumes only…Please, NO toys.

Midland Library is located at  805 SE 122nd AvenuePortland, OR 97233   Make sure to bring clothes, shoes, and accessories that are clean and wearable.  This Kids Swap takes place every 3-4 months, depending on venue availability.  To reserve your spot and for more information, contact Nicole at nbrianna@msn.com.