Donating Unsold Items

Kids EveryWEAR Consignment Sale makes HUGE contributions at the end of each sale. Please choose to donate your unsold items! It makes a difference in someone's life! Remember that any items you tag with WHITE CARDSTOCK will be donated if they remain unsold at sale end.

More Donating Perks...

  • White Tag Consignors shop one hour before other consignors for full price (on Consignor full price shopping day only)! Pick up your early shopping pass at Drop-off with your tax donation receipt.
  • Tax Donation Receipts are available to White Tag Consignors! Pick yours up at Drop-off by showing us your white tagged items BEFORE you put your items out.
  • Consignors are welcome to tag a few special or high dollar items they'd prefer to hang onto with colored cardstock. So long as you tag the majority (90%) of your items in white, you enjoy all the privileges of White Tag Consignors!
  • Remember: Approximately 1/3 to 1/2 of our entire inventory sells during the sales to volunteers and consignors! At least another half of what remains sells on the first public sale day! With rare exception does a consignor not sell the vast majority of her merchandise unless it is overpriced or sub-standard. Most of our veteran consignors allow their items to be discounted, make a ton of money and sell 90% of what they bring!

"We at St. Mark's appreciate very much your letting us come to the consignment sale to pull and take clothes and shoes for the children at Wilburn School. We relay to you the thanks of those children and staff.

Thank you also for the six boxes of elementary school books for teachers to use in their classroom libraries or send home with children who might benefit from and enjoy the reading of these books.

You are doing a great deal to help agencies trying to assist children and parents and teachers. We are thankful that you are willing to get in touch with and work with us as we attempt outreach to people at Wilburn School."

Unsold items primarily are given to:

  • Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO)
  • UNC NICU
  • Wake Neo-Natal
  • Raleigh Rescue Mission
  • Thrifty Charitable Foundation
  • Wilburn Elementary School - a lower-income Wake County school
  • A Raleigh area women’s group that brings books for Chapel Hill and Durham county schools in need and also brings books to nursing/retirement homes.
  • A program and monthly sends a box of books to an APO address in New York where the military then sends the books on to US Troops serving overseas.
  • A Wake County High School English teacher for their programs.
  • All books of plays are brought to a Wake county high school drama department.
  • Boxes of elementary teacher supplies will be delivered directly to the teacher work rooms in a lower income school.
  • Boxes of teacher supplies and books not as appropriate for the public school system are being brought to a homeschool supply store that has a place in the front of their store where “free for the taking” supplies can be left.
  • Specifically requested clothing is gathered for 2 different Wake county elementary schools for their “closets,” clothing kept for children of need. They even asked for underwear and socks as they say some kids come to school with no underwear on.
  • Social Services collects book bags, luggage, and pajamas to send kids to new homes with.
  • Eckerd Kids' Angel's Watch offers support for families in crisis in the form of temporary and voluntarily foster care, while also coordinating services to help assist the family in getting back on their feet. Angel’s Watch is dedicated to helping preserve the family unit and avoiding state custody in situations where the child has a loving, caring family who has fallen on hard times. The most common issues that they work with are homelessness, financial crisis, medical crisis, substance abuse, and domestic violence.

We are not considering new donation recipients at this time.

 

Catholic Parish Outreach serves the community     A volunteer stuffs her van full and brings it to CPO when their truck can't fit it all!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Checks

At Kids EveryWEAR Consignment Sale, we will make every effort to have checks ready for our consignors at Pick-up! We love to save the postage! Checks MAY NOT be available at Pick-up in the event that we experience any equipment failures. We will email all consignors the day prior to Pick-up if checks will need to be mailed. Thankfully, we have always had them ready in the past.

If you are planning to donate all of your unsold items to charity, but would like to come during Pick-up hours to receive your sale earnings, we encourage you to do so! Be sure to use white tags to indicate that you wish to have your items donated so that we know not to sort your unsold items. This saves us valuable staffing resources.

Any checks which are not picked up on-site will be mailed to you immediately following the sale. Contact us ONLY if you have not received your check by April 1.

Ladies, Jr's, and Housewares

You asked for it! Kids EveryWEAR Consignment Sale has delivered! Kids EveryWear offers all the same upscale bargains you love, for teens and mommies, ladies and juniors – maternity AND non-maternity! Come shop our fantastic selection of high-end Juniors, Ladies, and Maternity, plus a whole area of Furniture, Bedding, and Home Décor items. We even offer fitting rooms!

abercrombie & fitch - adidas - aeropostale - altar'd state - american eagle - billabong - bke - charlotte russe - coach - converse - dc - forever 21 - free people - guess - guy harvery - h&m -hollister - hunter - j crew - jordans - levi's - lilly pulitzer - lucky brand -lululemon - madewell - miss me - nike - patagonia - pink by victoria secret - roxy - simply southern - sperrys - steve madden - tory burch - true religion - uggs - under armour - vineyard vines - xhilaration and much much more!

Consignors - Please read the following sections carefully:

We've all done it; you bought an item, removed the tags, only to find you really didn't love it. Or, you got an item as a gift that you couldn't return. This is the place for these items and these only. Please limit items to those "worn once" or "tag removed" items which you purchased and found didn't fit quite right or meet your needs, gifts you received and haven't used, etc.

This is not the place for anything worn, outdated, or used in appearance!
We have minimal space for Ladies/Jr's and can only sell
like-new items that are current styles.

All Ladies/Jr's items must have been manufactured/purchased new in the last
TWO years. 
Items which do not meet these standards will NOT be displayed!

All Ladies/Jr's items must meet the season requirements of our Items Accepted page - Spring/Summer in our February/March sale and Fall/Winter in our August/September sale.

Ladies/Jr's and Young Men's sizing should follow the exact size written on the inside label. Unlike children's clothing for which you should use only numeric sizing, mark your tags for these teen/grown up items with XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL or the numeric size AS WRITTEN ON THE ITEM"S LABEL and add the word Ladies', Jr's., or Men's in front of the size. Please do not make up numeric sizing for Jr's., Women's, or Men's clothing! Also, men's pants should be labelled with the waist and length; e.g., 30x32. Remember that we DO NOT accept men's business attire, but only young, trendy brands designed for teenagers.

  • HANG Juniors and Men's clothing on their designated racks in Big Boy and Ladies/Jr's departments!
  • Do NOT place them with the largest girl's or boy's sizes!

Ladies/Jr's items will not be sorted at sale end. Ladies/Jr's will be left hanging on the clothing racks. This is to provide enough staff to create a smooth sale. We do not have the staff available to sort Ladies/Jr's or Housewares. Please prepare to locate any items you wish to pick up. We cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to your Ladies/Jr's items, although we do our best to protect everything we sell!

  • Unsold items will be donated at sale end if not picked up so please don’t forget to pull them from the racks at Pick Up.

To avoid the crowds at Pick Up, feel free to volunteer to work the afternoon sort shift and bring your items home at the end of your shift or come the 75% off evening of the sale to pull your Ladies/Jr's items instead of waiting until Pick Up.

 

Consignor Shopping

While consignor shopping times at Kids EveryWEAR Consignment Sale are wonderful opportunities to shop in advance of the general public, we strongly encourage you and your friends to take advantage of our even earlier Volunteer Shopping, by registering to work one or more of our numerous, flexible volunteer shifts. In addition to traditional sale shifts, there are a limited number of barter opportunities! We'll even allow you to send your hubby or child's grandparent in your stead! So... take a glance at the Volunteer Opportunities and Bartering sections!

WHITE TAG CONSIGNORS

Consignors who use all white tags to designate that they will donate their unsold items at sale end may shop on Sunday, March 3, 1pm-6pm, which is one hour earlier than all other consignors. At drop-off, before putting out your items, show us your tags and ask for your early shopping pass and tax donation receipt at the check-in tables! Don't forget to also highlight your information on the check-in sheets. Thanks for donating!

*White tag consignors are welcome to tag a few special or high dollar items they'd prefer to hang onto with colored cardstock. So long as you tag the majority of your items in white, you enjoy all the privileges of White Tag Consignors!

*Also, please note friends cannot shop with you during any consignor shop dates. Your friends may only shop early at our Friends Sale (details below).

COLOR-CODED TAG CONSIGNORS

Consignors who use color-coded tags are entitled to shop at our exclusive Consignor Sale on Sunday, March 3, 2pm-6pm.

ALL CONSIGNORS

Shop early for 50% off on Saturday, March 9, 10am-7pm and for 75% off on Sunday, March 10, 1pm-6pm.

  • Please bring the pass that prints on your online registration to our sale! ID required to shop early! If you lose this pass or do not get the registration confirmation email, you may check in with your ID! Please do not email requesting a pass.

FRIENDS OF CONSIGNORS

An unlimited number of your FRIENDS may shop before the general public at our Friends Sale:

  • Early for full price on Monday, March 4, 1pm-8pm
  • All Friends MUST show their pass/tell your name to get a wristband to gain entrance to Kids EveryWEAR.
  • Due to weekend scheduling issues, friends will not be entitled to early shopping for discount days

Note for Friends: Everyone is invited to attend our Shop for a Cause charity event on Monday, March 4, 10am-8pm with a donation in hand! See Shop for a Cause page for details.

Top Ten Tagging Blunders for Consignors to Avoid at Kids EveryWEAR Consignment Sale

  • #10: Fear of black ink. The truth really is that half of our items sell in the first weekend to volunteers and consignors! Truckloads more sell in the first two public days. If you price in black (or green if you're squeamish), the only things that will get discounted are slightly overpriced to begin with or items you probably don't want back in the first place. 
  • #9: Hanging in the wrong place at drop-off. It really doesn't matter how adorable your pink gingham toddler dress is if spends the sale mixed up in the size 8 football jerseys. Yes, Kids EveryWEAR does a fantastic job organizing, but the more mistakes you make in placing your goodies, the more mistakes we make. Two laws: hang to the right of the size sign as you face the rack and SIZE UP!!! That means a tag that says 6-9 months belongs on the 9 month rack, for example.
  • #8: High prices. Be competitive. You're going to buy shirts for 2-4 bucks each so pass along the favor. If you get too proud your items will get passed over by the initial rush of customers. Speaking of prices, there is a reason for the .00 on the tags. Please use whole dollar increments.
  • #7: Thin paper for tags instead of cardstock. I know times are tight, but if you pinch pennies here, your tags will fall off and then you won't make a dime. Shoe tags fall off especially easily because of the weight of the shoes. One good tip is to put clear packing tape on the top corner of the tag for shoes before you hole punch.
  • #6: Lame descriptions. Speaking of not making a dime, how can a tag that says "shirt" ever get matched back up with its hot pink Abercrombie polo partner? We do not sell items without tags, but we do make every effort to match tags back up with tagless items. Further, a detailed description that reads "5 pair pink training pants - do not smell" does not exactly help sell the item. (True story!)
  • #5: Wrong season. Spring and summer in North Carolina, not the North Pole. We'll pull it. Save us the time. Thanks! If you bring ten or more off-season or unacceptable items, you are fined an additional fee.
  • #4: Outdated. Kids EveryWear consignors are known for their great quality and current styles, but every sale there are a few items we pull off the racks that we promise you we wore to grade school.
  • #3: No price. We will make one up, but our policy is always to find in favor of the buyer, not the seller when a price is omitted. This happens lots! Many consignors intend to check out the competition and then forget to ever mark a price.
  • #2: Parts and pieces. Work in toys for five minutes and you'll be a believer! That bin of Legos will get dumped in the Dora bin if you don't securely tape the lid! Also, multi-pieced clothing sets should be secured together with a safety pin or cable tie.
  • #1: Tagging the hanger. I don't care if you're Bill Gates, four bucks is a lot of money for a hanger. Clothes come off, so please tag the item, not the hanger!!!! Ditto on zip-loc bags (unless you seal the bag tightly with packing tape.) Speaking of hangers, be sure to watch our video about hanging pants too. If they flop together on the hanger, they won't sell. Be sure they stay flat and look great. Merchandising is where it's at!

 

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