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Baby/Preschool Clothes & Accessories, Women’s All Size Clothing and Maternity Swap, SE Portland, August 12th

Spread the word about our August swap! Baby – Preschool Clothes and Accessories, and Women’s All Size Clothing and Maternity Swap!

Where: We will be in the large meeting room at Midland Library (straight ahead when you come in the entrance). 805 SE 122nd, Portland OR 97233.

When: August 12th, 2018, Please arrive by 3:15 to sort what you are donating, then we swap from 3:30-4:30, then start cleaning up.

If a few people are able to stay to help bag up the leftovers, I would appreciate it as we typically have an entire carload of remaining items to donate.

Bring: Baby/children’s/women’s clothing and gear from newborn through size 5 plus women’s and maternity (only things in reasonably good condition, no stained or torn items please). 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.

All leftover items will be donated to Northwest Children’s Outreach (kids/maternity) and Rahab’s Sisters(women’s clothes).

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August 2018 Free Swaps

Woah it’s hot out!  Time to take in a cool swap!  I know it’s hard to believe, but back-to-school is right around the corner.  Why not save a little money and swap for some of your back-to-school clothing instead?  This month there are swaps for women, men, teens, kids, babies (well, the adults will be swapping for the babies) and maternity.  Save some money, help the environment by passing usable items on to others, hang out with some new fun and frugal friends, and enjoy this last month of summer by attending the free swap(s) of your choice.

08/04/18 All Size Women’s and Teens Clothing Swap (Cowlitz County), 10am-11am at the Longview Public Library, 1600 Louisiana St. Longview, Wa 98632 . This is an open event for those women and teens that would like to participate in our quarterly clothing swap in Cowlitz County. Go through your closet and collect items; shoes, handbags, travel bags, scarves, accessories. EXCLUDES lingerie and underwear. All items must be clean and free of stains or repair needs. If you can’t make it to the swap but would like to donate your clean, unwanted items, email me for pick up and drop off location thequeenbee.45@gmail.com all unclaimed items will be donated to a local organization.

08/05/18 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)

08/11/18 Women’s size 6-12 Clothing and Accessories Swap in NE Portland at the Evergreen Community Church. For what to expect see details here 

08/12/18 Spread the word about our August swap! Baby – Preschool Clothes and Accessories, and Women’s All Size Clothing and Maternity Swap, at Midland Library (in the large meeting room, straight ahead when you come in the entrance). 805 SE 122nd, Portland OR 97233. Please arrive by 3:15 to sort what you are donating, then we swap from 3:30-4:30, then start cleaning up. Bring: Baby/children’s/women’s clothing and gear from newborn through size 5 plus women’s and maternity (only things in reasonably good condition, no stained or torn items please). 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. All leftover items will be donated to Northwest Children’s Outreach (kids/maternity) and Rahab’s Sisters(women’s clothes).

08/17/18  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

08/31/18 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 

All Size Women’s, Maternity, and Baby Clothing Swap, SE Portland, March 25th

All Size Women’s, Maternity, and Baby/young children’s clothing from newborn to size 5 Swap!  Sunday March 25th 3:15-4:45pm. Midland Library 805 SE 122nd Portland OR 97233.

As the weather warms up, it’s the perfect time to dig out those summer clothes that are too small for your little one, pick up a cute new-to-you Easter outfit, and do a bit of spring cleaning.

We will be in the large meeting room at Midland Library (straight ahead when you come in the entrance). Midland Library 805 SE 122nd Portland OR 97233.

Bring baby/children’s/women’s clothing and gear from newborn through size 5 plus women’s and maternity (only things in reasonably good condition, no stained or torn items please). 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.

When: Sunday March 25th 3:15-4:45pm

Where: Midland Library 805 SE 122nd Portland OR 97233.

Check out this facebook post for more information.

Tables will be set up right at 3pm. Please arrive by 3:15 to sort what you are donating, then we swap from 3:30-4:30, then start cleaning up.
If a few people are able to stay to help bag up the leftovers, we would appreciate it as we typically have an entire carload of remaining items to donate.

All leftover items will be donated to Northwest Children’s Outreach (kids/maternity) and Rahab’s Sisters (women’s clothes).

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.

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.