what we will and won't accept:
Accepting everything you need for kids! (Toys, shoes, books, clothing, equipment, furniture, DVD's & more!) Please limit your clothing & shoes to Fall/Winter seasonal items only for the Fall 2021 SAIL. Please save your Spring/Summer items for the 2022 Spring Season!
QUALITY IS OUR PRIORITY! All items will be inspected at check in for quality. Items not meeting quality standards will be returned to you. You can always call or send an email if you are unsure!
No stains, holes or rips. Zippers must be working. All items must be freshly laundered and wrinkle-free. Please do not bundle items of different sizes.
Mooresville: 350 TOTAL ITEMS and 200 TOTAL tags for hanging clothing items (** NEW in 2021: mark everything to donate and increase the number of clothing items allowed to 300) across all sizes. Up to three (3) hangers may be bundled under one tag. There is a $4 pricing minimum for hanging clothing. There is a $4 pricing minimum for hanging clothing. There is a $4 pricing minimum for hanging clothing. (please re-read that!)
Of your hanging items (200 or 300) you may bring a maximum of 50 TOTAL hanging items for girls and 50 TOTAL hanging items for boys across sizes 0-18 months. (yes this is an increase! It used to be only 50 for both genders!)
NEW: WE NO LONGER ACCEPT MATERNITY CLOTHING AT OUR IN-PERSON EVENTS!!!
Teen girls/Juniors sizes 00 & up. Boys sizes to 18. Due to limited space for teen clothing we are particular on what we will accept. Brands that sell best are: Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, American Eagle, Hollister, Delia’s, PINK by VS clothing, Gap & Old Navy. Please, no “Mom clothes”. Teens are very style conscious!
We accept jeans, khakis and khaki shorts (think uniforms!) in any season.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT: underwear of any kind, unless new in the package. Maternity wear-we only accept maternity wear online.
Shoes, Socks, Tights & Slippers
All shoes, boots and slippers must be in good, clean condition. No missing laces, broken zippers, shoes with mud on the bottom, worn-out or “unfresh” athletic shoes will be accepted.
Socks and tights also must be in good, clean condition, matching and packaged by size. No holes, stains or runs. Special note: WE DO NOT SORT SOCKS. ALL SOCKS MUST BE MARKED FOR DONATION AT THE END OF THE SAIL.
Toys, Puzzles & Games
Again, quality is our priority! If you would not buy it, please do not bring it to sell. Clean toys sell best, so break out the Magic Eraser and make it shine!
All toys, games and puzzles must be in good condition with working batteries. If a shopper cannot test it out, they will not buy it. This includes Power Wheels-type ride-on toys. All parts/pieces must be included.
Toys with small parts should be packaged well so that little shoppers’ hands cannot break into them. Use clear packing tape, zip ties and Ziploc bags.
Outdoor toys must be cleaned of mud, mulch and debris. Hose it off first.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
Stuffed animals, unless battery-operated (like Tickle-Me Elmo). Puzzles with missing pieces.
Recalled toys. Please visit www.cpsc.gov to see a list of recalled toys.
All books must have a cover and have no missing, torn or colored-on pages.
All books with sound must be working. Please strongly consider marking your books to donate after the sail--we work with several charities who distribute children's books to kids who really need them.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
Coloring books unless new. (ie no colored on pages!)
Adult literature unless about pregnancy/babies/children.
DVDs, Music CDs and Video Games
All movies & music must be in playing condition. No skips.
All movies & music must be in the original case.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT: VHS Tapes
Please be sure to check the case before you price it to be sure that the disc is inside! Then secure the case shut with packing tape.
All video games & game systems must be in working order. If a game system requires batteries please be sure it has working batteries installed.
Baby Equipment and Soft Goods, Furniture & Room Decor
There are so many wonderful products on the market for babies & toddlers! Some, unfortunately, have been recalled. Please check www.cpsc.gov to be sure your equipment is safe to sell. It is illegal to sell recalled equipment.
We will accept your infant- teen age room decor that is NOT bedding. Wall art, lamps, rugs, etc but NOT bedding sets.
Bottles, feeding systems, sippy cups, plates etc are all accepted.
We will accept your infant carriers, wraps, swaddles, towels and blankets
We will accept your meticulously cleaned potty items, diaper genies and infant bathtubs on a case by case basis.
We will accept car seats, bases and travel systems manufactured after August of 2017 ONLY. Booster seats must be in date,
We accept baby equipment that is in great, clean, working condition. No missing parts/pieces, working batteries included.
Pack & plays and other equipment needing assembly will need to be assembled by the consignor at drop off.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
Recalled items of any kind. Please check www.cpsc.gov for more info.
Rock & Plays
Bumbos without straps
Crib Mattresses without a crib
Car Seats manufactured before August of 2017
Bedding Sets/Bumpers of any size!!
(Sorry, please sell your bedding sets ONLINE! take up lots of space and almost NEVER sell!)
What Should You Consign?
Categories for ONLINE
Note: things like bedding & diaper genies and maternity items that we don't usually take at the in-person event are fine to list online.
-Home decor including furniture, wall art, rugs, bedding, and kitchen gadgets are great!
-Pet supplies too!
-Women's shoes purses outerwear, and athe-leisure wear
-Men's clothing and all their "garagy" stuff! "Tools" is a new category.
-If you want to sell it, ask us . . we might build a category for that!!