Summit Annual Rummage Sale
The Summit Annual Rummage Sale, sponsored by Summit 50 Plus will be returning to our Community Center from August 7 – 13, 2023. And, we can’t do it without your help!
Drop-Off of Donated Items
Please keep in mind that Summit 50 Plus does not have a facility for storing donated items prior to the Rummage Sale. Accordingly, we must wait to accept donations until just before the Rummage Sale begins.
Volunteer for Rummage Sale
Volunteers are needed every day, but mostly on Monday, Tuesday and Sunday. If you’d like to volunteer to help set up and run the Summit 50 Plus Rummage Sale, please use the button below. If you need help signing up, please contact the Front Desk at the Senior Center at 970-668-2940.
Volunteer Position Descriptions
Donations of items in good, clean condition will be accepted from 7:00AM to 4:30PM on Tuesday, August 8 and Wednesday, August 9. All donations will be accepted at the Summit County Community & Senior Center at 83 Nancy’s Place in Frisco (web link to map).
Looking to declutter and make space in your home, while at the same time supporting the 50 Plus folks in your community? Donate your:
- Slightly used clothing (any size)
- Small furniture
- Small working appliances
- Complete computer systems and laptops
- Childrens’ toys
- Linens (complete sets)
- Sports equipment and clothes
- And more….
Unfortunately, we cannot accept the following item types:
- Car tires
- Bed Pillows
- Large furniture
- Exercise machines
- Building materials
- Anything flammable or liquid (paint)
- Magazines & Books
- CDs & DVDs
- Older TVs
- Large Appliances
- Christmas lights or Christmas trees
- Helmets (ski or bicycle)
- Child car seats
- Water bottles
If unsure whether we can accept your items, please call Brenda
Monday, August 7
- Set up
7AM – 5PM
Tuesday, August 8
- Set up, unload and sort and price donations
7AM – 5PM
Wednesday, August 9
- Finish set up, unload and sort and price donations
7AM – 5PM
Thursday, August 10
- Finish pricing
7AM – 4PM
- Presale admissions – $10/adult
5PM – 8PM
Friday, August 11
- Rummage Sale
8AM – 5PM
Saturday, August 12
- Rummage Sale
8AM – 5PM
Sunday, August 13
- $3-$5 bag sale (please bring your own bag) – larger items greatly reduced
9AM – 12PM
- Clean up
12PM – 5PM
Lifting/moving of equipment, racks & shelves from storage area, assembling item displays,, setting up tables and generally putting the Rummage Sale space together
Dumpster & Recycling
Take recyclables to the Recycle Center. Control what goes into the garbage dumpsters.
Picking up bagels/donuts/juice, etc. for workers. Making coffee, setting up and clean up on a daily basis for breakfast for the Rummage Sale volunteers.
Sorting & Display
Helping unload Rummage Sale items from cars, bringing them inside for sorting and then delivering items to the appropriate space where they’ll be displayed.
Truck Pick-Up of Tables
Traveling by truck to pick up 10-15 tables from the Father Dyer Church in Breck that will be used throughout the Rummage Sale
Sorting, Display & Pricing
Helping unload Rummage Sale items from cars, sort them and bring them into the appropriate space where they’ll be displayed. Placing colored dots/price tags on items. Most clothing is not individually priced. We have posters with prices.
Final Pricing & Set-Up
Pricing of Rummage Sale items, set-up of display areas and final preparation for start of Rummage Sale
Pre-Sale Entrance Fee Collectors
Volunteers who stand at the front door of the Rummage Pre-Sale event, collect entrance fee from buyers and provide hand stamps
Setting up display of silent auction items
Thursday – Saturday
Keep eye on silent auction items
Disperse items to winners, call winners not present to come and pick up items
Volunteers choose a specific area in which to work, organizing the display of items in their area and providing assistance to Rummage Sale buyers.
Inside or Tent Cashiers
Work within the Senior Center or Tent to tally buyer purchases and collect funds.
Take down of displays, lifting/moving of equipment, racks & shelves to return them to storage, general disposal of leftover Rummage Sale items, truck load & table return
Count all funds and deposit. Norb will handle
At beginning and end of their shifts, you will shuttle volunteers from the east side of the Medical Building to the Senior Center. Van will be provided by Summit 50 Plus.