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DaveA 08-24-2020 01:34 PM

Garage Sale for Providers Only?
 
I’m closing in 3 weeks. happyface Other than teaching CPR/ first aid to local providers its a clean break from childcare. One thing I’ve realized is I have a lot of stuff. Garage sale is in the very near future. Debating giving local providers an early crack at the stuff I’m selling before the “regular” sale. Do you think I should let individual providers know or post it on our (seldom used) local providers Facebook group? Or is this a bad idea in general?

Michael 08-24-2020 02:23 PM

I'm usually the type that doesn't want strangers showing up at my door. I think posting it on a legitimate site like FB and legitimate providers that you can correspond with would be my choice. Then after the providers take what's needed, I would donate the rest to a Salvation Army, Goodwill or other non-profit and write-off the rest.

Rockgirl 08-24-2020 05:05 PM

Is there a local daycare association? Thatís how we get the word around here about things like that.

Cat Herder 08-25-2020 04:30 AM

I second using the local daycare providers facebook page. likethis

DaveA 08-25-2020 04:53 AM

Thanks folks. At this point I'm not even scratching the surface yet and it's like "holy @#$%". :eek::o:p And that's not even considering general household "do we really need this anymore" stuff or MIL's piles of impulse purchases. By the time this is over it won't be just a garage sale but a garage/ yard/ halfway down the block sale. :lol:

I know a couple of neighbors were talking about needing to clean out/ get rid of stuff. I'm probably going to give them a heads up. That way if they want to they can hold one the same time.

rosieteddy 08-26-2020 09:24 AM

When I closed I offered things to our group. I gave a lot away ,but was able to sell two big chunks. A lot of things I put at curb and offered free .I didn't want to haggle with people, just easier. Good luck.

284878 08-26-2020 01:30 PM

So what daycare stuff do you have for sale?

DaveA 09-08-2020 10:58 AM

The more DW & I talked about we decided to just sell it off piecemeal on the local FB group & marketplace. Seems less of a headache than trying to organize a 2-3 day garage sale.

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Originally Posted by 284878 (Post 721048)
So what daycare stuff do you have for sale?

Just saw this. A little bit of everything. Still debating what I keep vs donate vs sell.


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