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Find a new home for your old baby stuff

Looking for a place in Edmonton to get rid of your old baby and kids stuff? Look no further. Here is a guide to getting rid of it, whether you want to make a few bucks or donate it all.

Make a few bucks

  • Outgrown it sales are excellent if you have a lot of stuff and a day to spend selling it. Usually tables range from $10 to $50, depending on size and traffic. The huge one out on Spruce Grove is the Little Monsters Swap Meet or closer to home is the Gish Baby Sale in St. Albert. Watch for smaller ones in your local community centres.
  • Mom Facebook groups are amazing for selling stuff too. The best part is that you’re usually selling to a friend of a friend. This way, you can find the person you sold something to and buy it back because you are pregnant with your second ;). Here are a few Edmonton groups: West Edmonton Moms Garage Sale or Edmonton & Area Mommy’s Garage Sale.

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Donate away

If you just want to get rid of your stuff, feel good about giving it away or have leftover items from the options above, check out these great places to donate your items.

  • Basically Babies is a charity that gives layette packages of what a baby would need for their first year to families in need. Their current urgent list items can be found on the main page of their site.
  • Terra Centre for teen pregnancy helps pregnant and new teen parents with support, information and even clothing, diapers and formula. You can find their wishlist items here.
  • A lot of people don’t know that the Bissell Centre doesn’t only cater to homeless men. They have many programs including accepting donations for babies and children. Their in kind donation list can be found here.
  • Win House Women’s Shelter accepts all kinds of items. Many of the women leave their homes with nothing but the clothes on their and their children’s backs. Here is their wishlist.

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