Friday, October 12, 2018 at 5 PM – 8 PM
You are invited to our pre-loved clothing swap event in inspired by the global Fashion Revolution movement and sponsored by The Makehouse and Used.ca. They will be donating profits to Indigenous Perspectives Society!
Please save the date and join us to trade in clothing that no longer inspires you in return for new to you items to revamp your wardrobe. All leftovers will be donated to charity. Swapping is a sustainable and eco-friendly way to refresh your wardrobe while connecting with your community!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
3-4:30pm | Early Clothing Contribution Drop Off & Cash Payment
5-8pm | Clothing Swap Event
We are selling 50 advanced tickets, which will cover our event costs). After that, you will be able to pay $10 cash at the door (all cash raised will be donated to the Indigenous Perspectives Society.
You can purchase your advance ticket via this page or RSVP for reminders via the Facebook event here.
Clothing swap events provide great opportunity to make space and clear out your closets. Bring your quality, gently worn items to give away, and find what you didn’t know you were looking for!
All ages, eras, sizes, and types of items will be accepted.
Accepted items include:
* Women’s, men’s, and/or children’s clothing
Items must be clean, in good condition, and likely to be valued by others.
We have a few simple guidelines to keep the event running smoothly:
☆ Attendees are invited to bring at least ten items of good quality things to exchange your contributions for a selection of new to you items.
☆ Event admission must be paid prior to swapping. Volunteers and kids under 12 get into the event at no charge.
☆ Help spread the word, the more the merrier, with more selection to choose from.
☆ Bring your own reusable bag to take your new items home or purchase locally sewn bags from the Indigenous Perspectives Society.
☆ When you arrive: Our welcome wagon will show you where to go and what to do! Advance clothing drop off will be offered between 3-4:30pm. You can also to drop off your clothes anytime between 5-8pm when you come to get your swap on.
☆ Arrive in good time for the best selection.
☆ Leave your own personal items (water bottles, purses, jackets) somewhere safe and close where they will not be mistaken for swappable items.
☆ Mingle with friends, and connect with other clothing swap participants, while checking out all the selection of items to be swapped. You are welcome to help yourself to a selection of what you like best.
☆ There are full length mirrors in the bathrooms, so ensure items are a good fit, or put back for someone else to enjoy.
☆ Clothing swaps contribute to sharing resources in an ethical, no cost, enviro-friendly way. All remaining items will be donated to local people in need.
The venue is only a few blocks from The Makehouse at The Burnside Gorge Community Centre conveniently located just off the Galloping Goose trail and easily accessible by several main BC Transit routes. For more information visit the Facebook event page.