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Turn unwanted kids’ toys and clothes into cash

Kids' consignment sales
Turn unwanted kids’ toys and outgrown clothes into cash at not one, but three Lehigh Valley consignment sales.

The first week of April is going to be like Christmas came early for kids’ consignment sale shoppers. Not one, but three sales will be running. And if you’re toying with the idea of turning your outgrown baby clothes/unwanted toys or maternity clothes into cash at a consignment sale, you’d better act fast. Registration deadlines are fast approaching.

Each event has its own process and instructions. In general, consignors make about 60 percent of what their items sell for (though check each sale’s page for the specifics). That number can go up if you choose to volunteer or get involved in some way with the event. Each sale has its own tagging/pricing process, so be sure to read each one to see which works best for you.

Here are the dates to remember for consignors, as well as sale dates for shoppers.

Just Between Friends*

Consignor deadline: No deadline, sign-up right up until drop-off

Consignor fee: $10 to register

Sale dates: March 29-April 1

Where: Lou Ramos Center, 1344 N. Sherman St. in Allentown

Info: http://allentownbethlehem.jbfsale.com/homeView.jsp

*There’s also a second Just Between Friends sale in Bucks County a few days later …

Sale dates: April 6-9

Where: The Sportsplex, 1331 O’Reilly Drive, Feasterville, Pa.

Info: http://lowerbucks.jbfsale.com/homeView.jsp

 

The Clothing Tree

Consignor deadline: Items must be entered in the portal by March 31.

Consignor fee: $13.50

Sale dates: April 7-9

Where: Charles Chrin Community Center, 4100 Green Pond Road, Palmer Township

Info: http://theclothingtree.com/

 

The Kids’ Clothesline

Consignor deadline: Registration and tag entry for your items will close at noon on April 1.

Consignor fee: Registration fee of $14 is non-refundable.

Sale dates: April 7-9

Where: Ag Hall, Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St. in Allentown

Info: http://www.thekidsclothesline.com/

 

If you’ve consigned before, share your tips for first-timers in the comments section below.

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