Tri-School volunteers host athletic gear and clothing swap

Piedmont SWAPS!
With Tri-School SERVES and Piedmont Community Service Crew (PCSC)/Piedmont Service Club (PSC)

Thursday, March 7
4:45-7:00 Time Slot 1 (you are bringing items to swap)
5:30-7:00 Time Slot 2 (you are not bringing items to swap)
Ellen Driscoll Auditorium (Havens Elementary School)
See below for sports and items being accepted.

Kids outgrown their athletic gear and/or clothing?  Tried a sport and it did not work out?  Need a bigger ball and cleats?  Want to support our PUSD Student Conservationists and Schools — and help our environment?

Come to our 1st Piedmont Swaps!  Bring in your no-longer needed athletic items and swap them for things you want.  Those who have items to swap can enter during the first time slot (4:45-5:30) and stay until the end (7:00) .  Those without items to swap can enter at 5:30 and stay until the end (7:00).  A suggested optional donation at the event will support this and future Piedmont Swaps! events, Tri-School SERVES and PEF (cash at the door or through the on-line PEF store — QR code at the event).

Please make sure that all items are in good usable condition and that clothing has been washed after last wearing.  No broken gear or clothing with holes, rips or stains (all washed cotton t-shirts accepted in the reduce/reuse/recycle bin for reuse and recyling, donation, crafts, etc.). Tie shoes and other paired items together. See below for sports and items being accepted. 

Have something that you feel is appropriate and in good condition, but not on the list? Bring it anyway!

This event and all swap items are free.  Volunteers will not be checking or inspecting swap items. Items are as is, no guarantees — your ownership and use of items are at your own risk.  Volunteers may remove items from the Swap for any or no reason. Left over swap items will be given to students at our OUSD East Oakland partner schools, Bridges Academy at Melrose and Lockwood STEAM Academy and other Bay Area non-profits, schools, groups and individuals. If you want to volunteer at our event, please use our SignUp Genius.


Drop-off location

9 Abbott Way, Piedmont
*for those with items to give, but not coming to the Swap — if you want to enter at Time Slot 1 you need to take your Swap Items directly to the Swap and show your items at the door

Athletic Gear and Clothing being accepted (alphabetically listed)

Ballet and Dance: leotards, tutus, ballet/dance skirts, wrap sweaters/tops, ballet shoes, tap shoes, other dance shoes
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts: uniform items, current handbooks, badges and other patches, vintage items

Piedmont Paraphernalia: PHS/MHS/PMS/Beach/Havens/Wildwood clothing and uniforms and other items.   PE uniforms in good condition.  Piedmont Turkey Trot (you know you need the shirt from every year for your collection).  Camp Augusta (not Piedmont, but lots of kids and families go).  Anything else Piedmont or purple — PIEDMONT PURPLE POWER!

Athletic Clothing and shoes, kids and adult sizes
Other: sports bags, backpacks
Baseball: bats, balls, clothing, cleats, etc.
Basketball: balls, clothing, etc.
Fencing: epee, sabre, protective gear, etc.
Field Hockey: sticks, balls, etc.
Fitness:  balls (all kinds), frisbee, jump rope, weights, balance items, etc.
Football: etc.
Golf: clubs, bags, clothing, etc.
Gymnastics: leotards and other clothing, etc.
Hockey: skates, sticks, pucks, protective gear, etc.
Ice skating: ice skates, etc.
Lacrosse: sticks, balls, etc.
Pickleball: balls, rackets, etc.
Soccer: balls, cleats, shin guards, etc.
Softball: balls, bats, clothing, etc.
Snorkeling and other water sports: fins, masks and snorkels.  Paddle and other boards, inflatable kyaks, etc.
Swim: caps, goggles, etc.
Tennis: rackets, clothing, etc.
Track & Field: shoes, clothing, etc.
Volleyball: ball, etc.
Water Polo: ball, etc.
Winter Sports: equipment .  Please note that coats and winter clothing and boots will be accepted at the door and taken to DBFL for its annual Ski Sale to support PUSD

Other: clean cotton shirts (can have holes and stains) accepted in the reduce/reuse/recycle bin for reuse, donation, crafts, etc. — de-aquisition all of those no longer useful freebie and other shirts!


SERVES (Student Engagement, Responsibility and Volunteerism in our Elementary Schools), a Tri-school parent run organization is composed of three individual groups serving their respective Elementary Schools, Havens, Beach and Wildwood.  We support PUSD’s goals, including building community and cultivating a global citizenry.

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