Donate to Japan disaster relief at Pickering Barn sale

March 17, 2011

NEW — 6 a.m. March 17, 2011

Nina Hawley and Allison Stephens plan to use a weekend consignment sale in Issaquah to collect donations for relief efforts in disaster-plagued Japan.

Shoppers at the Just Between Friends sale at the Pickering Barn can purchase $1 raffle tickets for a $50 Just Between Friends gift certificate. Organizers pledged to donate proceeds from the raffle sales, and portions of admission fees, to the American Red Cross.

Hawley, Stephens and other local mothers organize Just Between Friends maternity and children’s clothing consignment sales.

The sale runs Friday through Sunday at the historic barn, 1730 10th Ave. N.W. The sale is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.

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Just Between Friends hosts consignment shopping event

July 27, 2010

What started as a local event by two mothers in Tulsa, Okla., designed to help other mothers in need, has gone national with Issaquah hosting its own event.

Nina Hawley, Issaquah organizer for the past two years, said Just Between Friends is a large children’s consignment event where families sign up as consignors, tag all of their items, setting their own prices and earning up to 70 percent. In return, other families can save a bundle on everything they need for their families.

Hawley said the event has gotten bigger each time they’ve held it in Issaquah.

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