No Strollers Please


North Oaks Rummage Sale
For the benefit of Children's Minnesota

2021 sale dates will be September 18 and 19.

Shoreview Ice Arena, 877 Hwy 96, Shoreview, MN (map)
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We accept Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards

The 2021 spring donation drop-off will be Saturday, May 15, 9 am to 2 pm at the North Oaks West Recreation Center, 14 W. Pleasant Lake Road, North Oaks (corner of West Pleasant Lake Road & Red Barn Road).

*COVID protocols will be followed*

DROP-OFF PROCEDURES: To simplify handling of donations, all donations need to be sorted, boxed and labeled as follows: Women's Clothing, Men's Clothing, Children's Clothing, Housewares, Games/Toys, Books, Holiday/Craft, Miscellaneous. Large unbreakable items do not need to be boxed.

Please make sure boxes are full so they can be safely stacked in the tractor trailers. Wrap fragile items to prevent breakage. Use smaller boxes for heavier items.
FURNITURE DONATIONS are greatly appreciated. Please call Ellen Johnson, 612-554-5768 NO LATER THAN MAY 8 to schedule a PICK-UP ON MAY 15. Pick-up of furniture only (just in North Oaks).
Give your closets a sprucing up!?
It's time to clean out that basement and garage again and donate your things ~ isn't it amazing how all that stuff you don't use or need just keeps piling up! (If you haven't worn it in a year, get rid of it, if you haven't used it in two years ~ donate it!)
Here is a partial list of items we gladly accept and have good luck selling:
  • Clothing
  • Household (glasses, dishes, flatware, decor items, pans, linens)
  • Books
  • Jewelry
  • Shoes
  • Bicycles
  • Collectibles
  • Antiques
  • Furniture
  • Paintings, Prints, frames
  • Lamps
  • Camping and sporting equipment (see exceptions below)
  • Yard/garden
  • Sewing machines (must be in good working condition, portables preferred)
  • Toys, games, outdoor equipment
  • Tools (power/hand)
  • Baby equipment including strollers, carriers (except as noted below)
  • Flat screened TVs with digital reception
  • Laptop computers
We're sorry we cannot accept the following items:
  • large appliances and microwave ovens
  • TVs that are NOT digital flat screened
  • cabinets over 7'
  • building materials
  • cribs
  • car seats
  • combustibles
  • candles (they melt in the trucks)
  • computers & components (except laptops)
  • encyclopedias
  • mattresses and sofa beds
  • metal desks and metal file cabinets
  • large commercial office desks
  • particle board or laminate furniture of any kind
  • upholstered furniture in poor condition
  • ski equipment and large exercise equipment
  • tires
Drop-off volunteers have the right to refuse items. If we can't sell it or pass it on, we must pay disposal fees so please donate items in a condition you would give to a friend.
For more information, email or phone:
Nancy Kaiser at 763-232-8286
Karen Boelsen at parkwood6@yahoo 612-201-5168
Sheila O'Brien at 612-799-0374

All proceeds will help benefit programs at Children's Minnesota
which are supported by Children's Hospital Association (CHA)