HILAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PRESCHOOL
FALL CHILDREN’S CLOTHING CONSIGNMENT SALE
SATURDAY, March 29th 2014
8AM – 3PM Red tag 1 pm 25-50% off everything
It’s that time again! Sign-up to be a vendor for the upcoming sale, starting on Thursday Feb 27th from 7pm – 9pm in the Admin. Bldg (White House.). The sign-up boards/supplies will then be available for open sign-up in the Admin. Bldg until the 150 vendor max is reached. Admin. Bldg is usually open Mon-Fri. 9am-4pm and Sundays 9am-Noon. Call 412-364-9000 to assure the building is open.
SPONSOR: Hiland Preschool is the non-profit organization sponsoring the sale. Money raised will be used for operating expenses, toys and supply replacement, and room renovations.
VENDOR 60% Preschool 40%
HOW TO SELL: Sign up for a vendor number as discussed above. Pick up a vendor info sheet, tags and hangers at this time and sign up for a drop-off time. Supplies will be available until the Wednesday before the sale. Each vendor may bring 150 items to sell, so be particular which items you choose and decide on a fair price for each item. (Pricing guidelines included in the vendor info sheet available at signup.)
Hang clothes with hanger hook facing to the left (like a ?) and the tag goes on the right side of the garment when looking at outfit. (see below) Please sort clothing by gender and size (ex. All boy clothes NB-12 & all girl NB-12 separated) Tag items as instructed, making sure your vendor # is on both halves of the tag. (if the tag is not filled out correctly we can/will not give you proper credit).
items at the drop-off time you signed up for (Weds, Thurs or Fri before the
sale.) There is a $7.00 vendor fee deducted from your proceeds to offset supply
and advertising costs. (No fee charged for volunteers) As items sell, we tear
off the bottom portion, sort all the tags, add your sales up, and issue you a
check (appox. a week after the sale) for 60% of this
amount, minus the $7.00
participate (if you don’t volunteer). NOTE: If
your item total exceeds 150, additional fees will be
that do not sell must be picked up between 5:30 and 6:30
Saturday of the sale or
you can designate them for donation when you sign up. We cannot store unsold
items. If items are not picked up, they will be donated Saturday
The RED TAG SALE (50% OFF) will be held on Saturday afternoon from 1-3 pm. To designate an item for “red tag” simply use the specially stamped tags. If an item sells at the “red tag” price, the commission rate remains the same based on half of the original price. You may red tag all, some or none of your items. All items will be automatically reduced by 25% during the red tag sale; however, the commission will be deducted from the Preschool, rather than the vendor. If you are planning to donate unsold items, we encourage you to red tag all of your items to maximize your chances for selling them.
Check Pick up: The checks will be available for pick up appox. 2 weeks after the sale. Date to be determined and you will be notified of time and date. If check is not picked up, they will be mailed on the following business day. Tags will be available for pick up only with your check and will be available for pick up in the Administration Bldg for 2 weeks thereafter.
– 12 ONLY. We will accept only seasonally appropriate & stain/tear
EQUIPMENT: We limit items to exersaucers, travel cribs, strollers, changing tables, tabletop swings, gates, newer highchairs and 5-point carseats. Snugli/carriers, receiving blankets and infant towels are also permitted. No baby blankets, crib bedding sets diaper genies, potty chairs, & bathtubs!
have expanded toys so all vendors can participate. Books and videos are not
limited but VHS tapes are not selling well. NO STUFFED ANIMALS /PLUSH
TOYS. They don’t sell well and can’t be donated. No McDonald
toys. PLEASE READ THE TOY GUIDELINE INFO FOR OTHER RESTRICTIONS (at the
RED TAG SALE: If
you wish to increase your chances of selling your items, you may participate in
the red tag sale by using the tags with “Red Tag” stamp already on the
back. These items drop to 50% off at 1pm. This does affect your commission,
however, so participation is optional
RESERVING VENDOR NUMBER: If you have items already tagged from the last sale and wish to keep the same vendor number, you can reserve this number by emailing Carrie Brady firstname.lastname@example.org BY Feb 26th @ noon, including in the email your address and phone #. After Feb 26th, sign up is on a first come, first serve basis and we will not be able to reserve your number. Otherwise, simply come and sign up early so you get a slot. You must still come in and register and get supplies even if you reserve a number.
PARTICIPATION FEE: A $7.00 fee to participate will be deducted from your proceeds. This fee is waived for those who volunteer to work a 3-hour shift. VOLUNTEER SHIFTS are limited so sign up early.
NOTE: Current Hiland Preschool parents can sign up for their shift on the board across from the 4 yr old room.
NOTE: If the item total exceeds 150, additional fees will be assessed!
Please thoroughly clean all equipment and toys or we will not accept the items. All clothing items will be checked at drop-off for stains and general condition. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT STAINED OR OUTDATED ITEMS-items should be less than 5 years old. Pick up your Vendor Information sheet at signup for more details.
QUESTIONS: Review info on our website www.hilandpreschool.com (sitemap) or email as above.
TOY SALE GUIDELINES
Games (all pieces secured)
Books (may place several books in a bag , label how many in the bag, but don’t
staple the bag shut so the shoppers can view the books)
please test items and add dollar store batteries so it works!
Bikes and Ride-ons
rattles, crib toys
Infant care items – Monitors, boppy pillows, etc (no bottles)
sets, easels, doll houses
Little people sets, trucks, etc
Room décor (small pieces only!)
DVD’s, video games
no boxed unless unopened, board puzzles must have all pieces
Sleeping bags (character)
VHS tapes or tapes without boxes
Toy sets missing the people/pieces (they don’t sell)
LONGER ACCEPTING STUFFED/PLUSH ITEMS such as Elmo, Care Bears, etc. not selling,
not able to donate
How to tag and package:
sure your vendor # is on both halves of the tag, secure the top half so
can tear off the bottom half to give you credit
with pieces: use heavy clear plastic zipper bags (that linens come in.)
tag on the outside with packing tape over the upper half of the tag. Label
of pieces on the tag
Books: either pack several to a ziplock bag and tag on the outside or tape tag
if the tape will rip the cover
PLEASE INDICATE INFANT-TODDLER-PRESCHOOL or SCHOOL AGE
on the tag so it is displayed in the correct place
Sample prices: Games $2.00 - $5.00
tikes $15.00 - $25.00
Bikes $10.00 - $25.00
$10.00 - $40.00
UPPER FLOOR (library area) Infant, Toddler and preschool items, Stuffed figures,
items such as kitchens, ride ons, bikes
LOWER FLOOR (choir room) School age items, books, DVD’s, Sports stuff, crafts, dolls,
puzzles, back packs, electronics
WE WILL NOT DISPLAY TOYS AND GAMES IN POOR CONDITION
or any toys that are DIRTY