Kumeu Clothing Swap and Shop for fashion and fun

Ladies, mark your calendars for an event that promises to refresh your wardrobe, uplift your spirits, and support a worthy cause! Our upcoming Kumeu Clothing Swap and Shop is not just another shopping spree; it's a celebration of sustainability, community empowerment, and the spirit of giving back.

10am-4pm, Sunday 22nd September 2024 at Kumeu Showgrounds.

Why you should attend;

1. Supporting young families in need: By participating in our Clothing Swap, you're not just scoring new outfits—you're making a difference in our community. All proceeds from this event will go directly to Parent Aid North West, a wonderful organisation dedicated to supporting young families facing challenges. Your contribution will help provide practical in-home help, ensuring that every family gets the support they deserve. Check out www.parentaidnorthwest.org.nz for more information.

2. Sustainable fashion, stylish savings: In today's world, sustainability is key, and our Clothing Swap is all about reducing waste and redefining fashion. Instead of buying new, swap your gently used clothing items for something fresh and exciting. It's a guilt-free way to update your wardrobe while reducing the creation of textile waste and minimising your carbon footprint. Plus, who doesn't love discovering hidden gems and unique pieces?

3. Be smart about your budget: In today's economy, every dollar counts. The Swap allows you to update your wardrobe affordably while supporting a great cause. Instead of spending on new clothes, save money by exchanging items you no longer wear for something new-to-you and exciting. It's a win-win situation that benefits both your closet and your walle.

4. Girl power and community spirit: At our event, you'll experience the power of women coming together to uplift and empower each other. It's more than just swapping clothes; it's about building connections, sharing stories, and celebrating our collective strength. Whether you come alone or with friends, you'll be welcomed into a supportive and inclusive atmosphere where everyone's contribution matters.

How to participate - Participation is easy and fun:

• Clean out your wardrobe and bring your gently used women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories to one of our drop-off days (19th, 20th and 21st September at the Kumeu Showgrounds).

• Pay your entry fee and grab your event wristband - which will have your number of donated items on it.

• Come along on the event day (22nd September) and swap ‘til you drop at our one-day-only pop up shop.

• Use your wrist band to ‘buy’ your new-to-you items. If you want more than your quota, it’s just $5 per additional item on check out.

Spread the word - Don't keep this fabulous event to yourself—invite your friends, family, colleagues, and neighbours to join in the fun. The more, the merrier, and the greater the impact we can make together. Save the date, gather your items, and get ready to swap, shop, and support. We can't wait to see you there.

Check out our Facebook Group (Kumeu Clothing Swap & Shop) and Instagram (@kumeuclothingswapandshop) for more information and event updates.

If you would like to be part of our volunteer team, or are interested in sponsoring our event, please email Bex at bex.holland@outlook.com.