CHOOSE A TIME ONLINE to drop-off your items at the Chase Sports Complex. Drop-off is on two days: Wed., May 8, 12-8:00pm and Thurs., May 9, 4-8:00pm.
PREPARE YOUR ITEMS for sale. Read the “Prepare, Price & Tag Your Items" and "What You Can & Cannot Sell" downloads carefully. We are no longer accepting maternity, bedding & breast pumps. The Kids' Exchange reserves the right to remove items from the sales floor that do not meet our standards. FIRST-TIME CONSIGNORS WITH OUR EVENT ARE LIMITED TO A TOTAL OF 30 CHILDREN'S CLOTHING ITEMS (30 hangers) FOR THEIR FIRST SALE WITH US. There are no limits on shoes, toys, gear, books, etc.
TAG YOUR ITEMS Read the “Prepare, Price & Tag Your Items” download carefully. You can purchase pre-cut tags from us (50 tags for $3.00) or you can use the provided tagging template download to the right.
REDUCE Decide whether to reduce your item to half price. PLEASE REDUCE! If you don't reduce, your item probably won't sell.
DONATE Decide if you want your unsold items to be donated to charity (Adirondack Community Outreach) at the end of the sale. PLEASE DONATE! Adirondack Community Outreach needs your items. This is a central part of the Kids' Exchange program, and we hope our consignors will donate most of their unsold merchandise.
GET HANGERS Use your own clear or white plastic hangers (including types like Carter’s, Osh Kosh, Old Navy, Bon Ton) or use ours. WE DO NOT ACCEPT WIRE HANGERS OR COLORED HANGERS. We will have free hangers available for consignors to pick up on Tuesday, April 16 at 11 Lupine Lane, Queensbury. Hangers are first-come first-serve.
DROP-OFF your sale-ready items at the CHASE Sports Complex at your selected time.
PICK-UP your unsold items that you don’t want donated to charity PROMPTLY at 5:00 p.m. on the day of the sale at the CHASE Sports Complex. Unclaimed items are donated to charity.
GET PAID Keep 70% of the price of the items you sell. The remainder goes to the nonprofit Community Exchange Foundation. An $8.00 registration fee will be deducted from your sale proceeds to help offset the sale's costs, including advertising and insurance. Pick-up your check and sold tags on Thursday, May 16, at the CHASE Sports Complex from 5-6 p.m. Can’t pick up your check? We will mail it to you on Monday, May 20 but you will not receive your sold tags.
Tuesday, April 16
Wednesday, May 8 & Thursday, May 9
Saturday, May 11
8:00 a.m. Pre-Sale opens for volunteers
9:00 a.m. Sale open to the public
12:30 p.m. Sale closes for organization
1:00 p.m. Half-Price Sale opens to the public
3:00 p.m. Sale closes
5:00 p.m. Consignors pick up unsold items
Thursday, May 16
Monday, May 20
A Nonprofit Program of the
Disclaimer: It is your responsibility for paying any sales tax on your proceeds in accordance with New York state laws. While we use care in dealing with merchandise, The Kids’ Exchange, The Community Exchange Foundation and The CHASE Sports Complex cannot be responsible for items that are damaged, lost, or stolen, and items with missing/lost price tags. All sales are final and there are no exchanges or refunds.
During drop-off the Quality Control Team, which examines every item of clothing before it is put out on the sales floor, will select the top three consignors whose entire lot of shoes and clothing has been meticulously prepared.
The top three quality consignors will have the consignor fee for the current sale waived. They will also receive 80% of their entire sales (not just clothing!) instead of the usual 70%.
A top quality lot will look like this: