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