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Have unused toys? Donate to CoolMom Toy Sale

Posted by Kate Bergman on October 22nd, 2010

With the holidays coming up, parents are probably looking to weed out some toys before more come into the house. Here’s one option, courtesy of reader Kimberly, that gives you the opportunity to shop too:

It’s time for the 2nd annual CoolMom Toy Sale on Nov 13, 9:30-1:30 at the Wallingford Boys and Girls Club (1310 N 45th). We are now collecting used toys to be sold at the sale. When you donate, you get a $5 (maximum) credit towards toys at the sale & the great feeling of recycling your toys! Our collection bins are at:

* John Stanford International School (N. 42nd Street entrance)
* PCC Green Lake
* Greenwood Elementary
* PCC Fremont
* PNA – foyer of blue building
* Small Faces Child Development Center – 9250 14th Ave NW

If you have a larger item to donate like a climber or a bike, please email Brooke at brookedoyle@yahoo.com and we can arrange pickup.

Please bag up your items and put your name and phone number on a slip of paper in the bag so you will get your credit.

The bins will be there through Nov. 11, so please clean out your closets and feel the joy of purging. Our sale benefits CoolMom and FamilyWorks.

More info here: http://www.coolmom.org/toyswapnsale2010

This toy sale/swap is hosted by the Greenwood/Ballard CoolMom Group, which meets the third Thursday of every month at Greenwood Center in Greenwood.

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