Penn State Behrend is holding its second Trash to Treasure sale Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon in Erie Hall on the Harborcreek Township campus.
Early bird admission, between 7:30 and 9, costs $5 and entrance after that is free.
Expect to find tons of items. I stopped by Tuesday when organizers were just starting to sort and price and already saw several televisions, numerous coffee makers, a table full of holiday decorations and piles and piles and piles of clothes, some of them brand new. (Look in tomorrow’s Erie Times-News and on GoErie for a story about this and other college recycling efforts at the end of the semester.)
Besides getting items at great prices (I was told a lot of things will be 50 cents or $1), you’ll also be helping the United Way of Erie County because the agency gets the cash proceeds from the event. You also can donate items for the sale today until 5 p.m. and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., organizers said.
Read more about Trash to Treasure at http://psbehrend.psu.edu/news-events/events-on-campus/pop-some-tags-at-trash-to-treasure-sale
If you know of a rummage, garage, next-to-new or similar sale at a church or nonprofit organization, send the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to include the sale dates, hours and address, along with a telephone number or web address where people can get more information.