Fall HY-Swap will be October 1, 2023 at the
Hyattsville Elementary School!
¡Otoño HY-Swap será el 1 de octubre de 2023 en la escuela primaria Hyattsville!!
New for the Fall 2023 HY-Swap:
Saturday, September 30th- Donation Drop Off
10:00am to 2:00pm at the Hyattsville Elementary School
Sunday, October 1st-
Sign up to Shop the Swap 11:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-2:30pm
Everyone is welcome to return at 2:30pm and
take as much as you would like.
Novedad para el HY-Swap de otoño de 2023:
Sábado 30 de septiembre: entrega de donaciones
10:00 am a 2:00 pm en la escuela primaria Hyattsville
Domingo 1 de octubre-
Regístrese para comprar el intercambio de 11:00 a. m. a 12:00 p. m. o de 1:00 p. m. a 2:30 p. m.
Todos pueden regresar a las 2:30 p.m. y tomar todo lo que quieran.
Step 1. Sign in at the event
Step 2. Take Bag
Step 3. Fill a Bag
This is a free event, cash donations are welcome and help cover costs.
*What is HY-SWAP?*
Community Exchange of Infant, Children’s and Maternity Clothing, Gear and Toys, presented by a group of local parents in the spring and fall.
*How is this HY-Swap different from previous swaps?*
For October 2023 Swap, there will be a one-day donation dropoff and sorting party on Saturday, Sept. 30th at the Hyattsville Elementary School. Folks will need to drop their gently used items off pre-sorted into sizes and categories on Sept. 30th only. You can then sign up to volunteer here. Volunteers are allowed to take one bag of items once their volunteer shift is done in appreciation of their time.
*Can I donate larger items like car seats, bouncers, etc?*
Yes but no large items (highchairs, cribs, mattresses, etc) for this HY-Swap. We are asking folks to only donate small-medium items.You can donate lots of bags and small boxes of items but no larger items please.
*Can I donate items? Where do I go? *
Yes, however we will only accept donations on Saturday, Sept. 30th, from 10:00am-2:00pm at Hyattsville Elementary School.
*Can I drive up and drop off donations?*
*What safety precautions are being taken since COVID is still around?*
As safety is a priority, we ask that you register for one of the shopping times in advance to limit crowding. This event reaches many families with children, so please wear your masks and social distance. Extra masks will be available at the event for those that need one.
*Do I have to GIVE in order to TAKE? *
Nope! The spirit of the HY-Swap is to support the community and pay it forward - take what you need now, and if you have items to give at future swaps, great! Donations are from the local community, for the local community.
*Is it free? *
Yes, the swap is free, but we welcome cash donations to help cover our costs. We suggest a $15 donation per family.
*Is there a limit on how much I can take?*
Because we never know the volume of donations we'll receive, we are asking everyone to take up to two bags of items. You are more than welcome to come back at the end of the Swap and take as much as you'd like at that time but we want to ensure that as many folks as possible have access to the donations.