A Charitable Twist to Your Next Yard Sale
By Chris Zoeller
With summer in full swing, garage and yard sales are popping up all over the neighborhood. While your typical yard sale might involve a family clearing out unwanted goods in exchange for cold, harsh cash, why not host one to get rid of your unwanted belongings and give to those in need?
If you’re planning a yard or garage sale to de-clutter your home, or looking for creative ways to raise money for a good cause, check out our tips for having a hassle-free yard sale!
Spread the Word
- Market your sale in your local community at places like day care centers, churches, grocery stores and neighborhood businesses.
- Share the info on social media by creating an event on Facebook or simply using the #YardSale hashtag on Twitter to get the attention of followers in your community. (Do not post your address on social media, instead, try something like, “We’re having a #YardSale today in Parsippany, NJ from 2-6PM! Message me for details!”)
- If you’re having a yard sale for charity, be sure to let everyone know! Who doesn’t love giving to a good cause