GULFPORT, FL: Gulfport’s next free clothing swap will take place at the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market on Tuesday, December 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The popular event is regularly scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month. The swap takes place in the courtyard adjacent to the historic Peninsula Inn at 2937 Beach Blvd. South. Participants are invited to bring up to five gently used garments to exchange for vouchers that may be used to select clothing brought in by other participants. Items may be for women, men or children. Gently used shoes and wardrobe accessories are also accepted. Please provide hangers for all garments to be used in the swap. For anyone interested, vouchers may also be purchased for $3 each.
Donations of clothing above the 5-garment limit are encouraged and accepted. All additional donations should be contained in bags or boxes. Cash donations are also accepted. All cash collected, donated clothing, and non-selected garments at the end of the swap will be donated to Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA). CASA is a local non-profit organization providing services to survivors of abuse or violence. For more information on the clothing swap, contact Susan Blankenship at (727) 453-9093 or email Freshmarket@GulfportMA.com.
Gulfport’s Tuesday Fresh Market is a year-round event, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as fresh bread, cheese, plants and flowers, desserts, local honey, pet treats, hand-made soaps, local art, crafts, jewelry, bath and body products and much more. Over 70 vendors set up shop outdoors each Tuesday, and live music is always featured. The Market takes place every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more details about the Fresh Market, contact Susan Blankenship by email to FreshMarket@GulfportMA.com. Visit the Gulfport Merchants Association website at www.GulfportMA.com , visit www.GulfportTuesdayFreshMarket.com or the Fresh Market Facebook page at www.facebook.com/gulfportfreshmarket.