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Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Size Large through Plus Swap, SE Portland, August 25th

Large Size and Up Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Swap (size 14 – Women’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap).

Please bring Women’s size 14 and up clothes in good condition (no rips or stains) and accessories such as jewelry, shoes, hats, belts, purses.

Please bring extra bags to help haul out the left overs. Every 4th Sunday in People’s Food Co-op community room.

What: Women’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap (size 14 – and up)

When: August 25th, 7-8pm (every 4th Sunday)

Where: People’s Food Co-op, in the upstairs community room, 3029 SE 21st ave Portland.

Arrive a few minutes early to start swapping at 7 pm.

Rules: Bring clean clothes in good condition, size 14 and up. (There is a small size swap on the 3rd Friday at the same location)

Do not take anything until the swap coordinator says GO

Be kind and courteous!

Do not sell the things you get at the swap.

Please bring extra bags Bring a mirror if you have one!

Please also consider volunteering! I need help bagging up left overs at the end and carrying them to my car. Or if you are willing to do the donation run, to your car.

Also we will need to sweep the room afterwards. If you are interesting in being a back up coordinator, please contact me. Thank you and happy swapping! For more info about swap contact cobbcarrie@yahoo.com

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Women’s Size Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) Clothing Swap, SE Portland, August 16th

Share & receive awesome clothes! Women’ and teens XS to Medium (approx size 0-8) – Clean out your closet, gather all the clothes and accessories in good condition that you don’t wear: Include accessories like shoes, hats, belts, purses, jewelry, etc.!  (Wearables only please: no ‘stuff’, used make-up, or undergarments). Arrive early and please limit to good quality – no rips, stains, or grease. If you have larger sizes or kids sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes.

What: FREE Women’s Size Small to Medium (approx 0-8) Clothing Swap

Where: People’s Food Coop 3029 SE 21st avenue, Portland OR 97202 503.232.9051

When: August 16th, (and every third Friday), 7pm Upstairs Community Room

You can also receive swap notifications through the Facebook group page called SE Clothing Swap XS/Petite Women at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/267181703349196/ and request to join the group. We meet monthly on the third Friday. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

It’s best to arrive 5-10 minutes early as we will start promptly at 7pm.We start & leave on-time so please plan extra time to be a few minutes early so you get plenty of awesome new duds! – include time for traffic, weird parking issues, etc. Most trading is done from the beginning to around…approx 7:25ish I would say, & we’re out & ready for Friday night by about 7:45.

Everyone waits to take anything until the swap starts, and there is a firm rule about NOT selling any clothes you get from a swap.

FREE SWAP RULES*

1. Bring only clean clothes, in good condition, in the correct sizes (this swap is size petite to medium only please).

2. Do NOT take anything before the swap coordinator says “go”.

3. Be kind and courteous to other swappers.

4. Do not sell things you get from the swap.

*By participating in this swap, you agree to and will follow the above rules.

PLEASE BRING ENOUGH BAGS TO COVER YOUR LEFTOVERS AS WELL AS WHAT YOU TAKE!

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August 2019 Free Swaps

Hope you are enjoying this beautiful summer!

Get together with friends in August to swap in-good-shape clothes you no longer need/use love, and find new-to-you treasure!! Also, back-to-school is around the corner, so parents who want to do a school shopping, clean out your kids clothes and bring them to an appropriate swap in August!  If you don’t see a swap in your size, location, or interest, we’re always looking for enthusiastic people to start swapping what they love – and we give you free adversing so fun people can bring their like-minded goodies to your swap!

Here’s the free swaps we know about so far in August – contact me if you need to add a new swap, or update your current swap.  If you’ve never been to a free swap, here’s a quick tutorial.

08/03/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse/posts/1366699150153001?__tn__=K-R

08/04/19 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)

08/10/19 Maternity and Baby through Size 5T Clothing and Accessories Swap Multnomah County Library – Midland, 805 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97233.  10:30am-11:15am. If you’d like more information on this group, join their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1790592157884373/

08/10/19 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.

08/10/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse/posts/1366699150153001?__tn__=K-R

08/16/19  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

08/17/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse/posts/1366699150153001?__tn__=K-R

08/21/19 NEW!  All Size Family Clothing Swap/Give-away (Kelso WA) The first swap takes place August 21st, (and every following 3rd Wednesday) from 2pm-6pm at the Three Rivers Mall in the Community Room,  351 Three Rivers Dr, Kelso, WA 98626.They accept clothing donations (all sizes, ages, and genders) and are looking for volunteers to help. Please contact 360-747-7240 or kelsoneighborhood@gmail.com .Experienced Swappers – please come and help get this new swap started! Remainders benefit the South Kelso Neighborhood Association.

08/24/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse/posts/1366699150153001?__tn__=K-R

08/25/19  Women’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap (size 14 – and up) Please bring clothes in good condition (no rips or stains) and accessories such as jewelry, shoes, hats, belts, purses. Please bring extra bags to help haul out the left overs. Every 4th Sunday in People’s Food Co-op community room. Address: 3029 SE 21st ave Portland Arrive a few minutes early to start swapping at 7 pm. Rules: Bring clean clothes in good condition, size 14 and up. (There is a small size swap on the 3rd Friday at the same location) Do not take anything until the swap coordinator says GO Be kind and courteous! Do not sell the things you get at the swap. Please bring extra bags Bring a mirror if you have one! Please also consider volunteering! I need help bagging up left overs at the end and carrying them to my car. Or if you are willing to do the donation run, to your car. Also we will need to sweep the room afterwards. If you are interesting in being a back up coordinator, please contact me. Thank you and happy swapping! For more info about this swap contact  cobbcarrie@yahoo.com

08/30/19 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.  Bring all sizes of women’s clothes, shoes, and accessories …plus any other small goodies that you want to pass on (such as books, jewelry, lotions, makeup, pens, arts and crafts and etc).  This is a self-hosted swap, where women bring their things, lay them out, and when they leave if any of their items are still there, they take their own items home and bring them back to the next swap. If you would like to become the swap host(ess) for this swap, please contact me.

08/31/19 Saturday Potluck Brunch, every Saturday from 10a-1pm at 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905. Bring something to share! Come to chat, share food, build relationships, and swap resources. Coming soon: permanent free store space & library! For additional info contact Bert Fitzgerald, SimoneWeilHouse@gmail.com or check the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SimoneWeilHouse/posts/1366699150153001?__tn__=K-R

Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Size Large through Plus Swap, SE Portland, July 28th

Large Size and Up Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Swap (size 14 – Women’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap). Please bring Women’s size 14 and up clothes in good condition (no rips or stains) and accessories such as jewelry, shoes, hats, belts, purses.
Please bring extra bags to help haul out the left overs.

What: Women/Femme’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap (size 14 – and up)

When: July 28th, 7-8pm (every 4th Sunday) Arrive a few minutes early to start swapping at 7 pm.

Where: People’s Food Co-op, in the upstairs community room, 3029 SE 21st ave Portland.

Rules: Bring clean clothes in good condition, size 14 and up. (There is a small size swap on the 3rd Friday at the same location)

Do not take anything until the swap coordinator says GO

Be kind and courteous!

Do not sell the things you get at the swap.

Please bring extra bags Bring a mirror if you have one!

Please also consider volunteering! I need help bagging up left overs at the end and carrying them to my car. Or if you are willing to do the donation run, to your car.

Also we will need to sweep the room afterwards. If you are interesting in being a back up coordinator, please contact me. Thank you and happy swapping! For more info about swap contact cobbcarrie@yahoo.com

Women’s Size 0-8 Clothing Swap, SE Portland, July 19th

Women XS to Medium (approx size 0-8) – Clean out your closet, gather all the clothes in good condition that you don’t wear or want: Include accessories like shoes, hats, belts, purses, jewelry, etc. (but please: no ‘stuff’, used make-up or undergarments). Our next women’s/teens Petite to Medium (approx 0-8) swap at People’s Co-op Is Friday July 19th at 7pm. Arrive early and please limit to good quality – no rips or stains, or grease. If you have larger sizes or kids sizes, please take them to the correct swap for those sizes.

What: FREE Women’s Size Small to Medium (approx 0-8) Clothing Swap

Where: People’s Food Coop 3029 SE 21st avenue, Portland OR 97202 503.232.9051

When: Friday July 19th, 7pm Upstairs Community Room

You can also receive swap notifications through the Facebook group page called SE Clothing Swap XS/Petite Women at: Continue reading

July 2019 Free Swaps

Here’s the July 2019 Free Swaps we know about so far.  Women’s clothes swaps in various sizes, a book swap, a small stuff swap, a swap for all sizes of men/women/kids, a food and story swap; July is a good month to declutter your closets AND get new-to-you items for some summer fun!  Let us know if you have a swap you’d like us to add!

* NEW 07/06/19 Yonder House Brunch and Story Swap, 10am-2pm at Yonder House 5311 NE 15th Ave, Portland, OR 97211-4905.  We’ll provide at least baked oatmeal and coffee – please bring food to share, and a story to swap!  For additional details check the Yonder House Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/events/315578992681937/

07/13/19 Women’s Size 6-12 Clothing Swap in NE Portland, 2pm at the Evergreen Community Church.  For what to expect see details here.  Usually second Saturday of the month.

07/13/19 Women’s Size 10-14 Clothing and Accessories Swap, 8:00am-9:00am at the Evergreen Community Church gym 935 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97232. Contact Swap Hostess Amy Alice for more information at amyalice58@gmail.com

07/14/19 Family Clothing, Footwear, and Book Swap, 2-4pm at the Kenton Church 2115 N Lombard street Portland OR 97217, in the basement. 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! 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 by filling out the contact form at https://freeclothingexchange.org/contact-us/https://freeclothingexchange.org/

07/19/19  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

07/26/19 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.  Bring all sizes of women’s clothes, shoes, and accessories …plus any other small 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. This is a self-hosted swap, where women bring their things, lay them out, and when they leave if any of their items are still there, they take their own items home and bring them back to the next swap. If you want to host this ongoing swap please contact swappositive.info@gmail.com

07/28/19 Women/Femm’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap (size 14 – and up) Please bring clothes in good condition (no rips or stains) and accessories such as jewelry, shoes, hats, belts, purses. Please bring extra bags to help haul out the left overs. Every 4th Sunday in People’s Food Co-op community room. Address: 3029 SE 21st ave Portland Arrive a few minutes early to start swapping at 7 pm. Rules: Bring clean clothes in good condition, size 14 and up. (There is a small size swap on the 3rd Friday at the same location) Do not take anything until the swap coordinator says GO Be kind and courteous! Do not sell the things you get at the swap. Please bring extra bags. Bring a mirror if you have one! Please also consider volunteering! I need help bagging up left overs at the end and carrying them to my car. Or if you are willing to do the donation run, to your car. Also we will need to sweep the room afterwards. If you are interested in being a back up coordinator, or want more information about this swap, please contact Carrie at  cobbcarrie@yahoo.com. Thank you and happy swapping!

NO JUNE Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Size Large through Plus Swap, SE PDX – see you in July!

Swap hosts Carrie and Monica are both out of town June 2019 and so won’t be able to host the Large Size and Up Women/Femme Clothing and Accessories Swap (size 14 – Women’s Large and Plus Clothing Swap), BUT they say please save up your clothes and accessories and mark your calendars to attend Sunday JULY 28th!

Thank you and happy swapping! For more info about swap contact Carrie,  cobbcarrie@yahoo.com