EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- It’s time to clean out your closets to support a local high school band program. Next weekend, you not only donate your things but also donate your time!
The 20th Annual Thrift Sale for the Memorial High School Band Parent Organization. Saif and Mark joined Hello Wisconsin as MHS Band Student Presidents.
Set-up: Friday, April 27, 2018 3:00pm-8:00pm
The sale: Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:00am-1:00pm
We need your time-and your stuff! This will be the 20th annual thrift sale for the Memorial High School Band Parent Organization. We need everyone's help, both by donating items to the sale, and by volunteering hours to set up and run the sale! Donate items for us to sell and de-clutter your home at the same time! And then, don't miss this opportunity to pick up some bargains!
Donation Drop-Off is Friday, April 27th, from 3pm to 7pm at MHS Auxiliary Gym. Public can pull up in their vehicles and volunteers will unload donations.
- Sale is Saturday, April 28th, from 8am to 1pm
Bag Sale is from 11:30am to 1pm, $5/Bag!
- It's been a very successful fund raiser for the Band Program (raising $6,000-$10,000 each year)
- Money raised supports the Band Program and is used for instruments (drums, school instruments, etc,), equipment (music stands, uniforms, etc.), and clinicians.
Currently there are about 300 students in 7 MHS Bands (Freshmen, Eagle, Concert, Old Abe Wind Ensemble and 3 Jazz Bands)
Thrift Sale Donation Guidelines
Clothing should be clean, folded, and in good condition.
Please sort the clothes and put them in separate labeled bags. (ex: men's, women's, infant, toddler, etc.)
We also ask that any two-piece items (pajamas - swimsuits - sheets) be pinned or taped together.
Shoes in good condition should have the laces tied together or be attached with rubber bands.
Tapes (video & music) and books should be placed in a box with the titles up.
Blankets and sheets should be clean, sized, and labeled. Wrap masking tape around the item and write the size.
Puzzles and game boxes should be taped on all four sides so pieces don't slip out.
Dishes should be clean and boxed with the contents clearly written on the box.
Sorry, NO underwear, broken items, TVs, exercise machines, socks, magazines, appliances, grills, beds, baby cribs, car seats, or car tires .