Flea markets across the nation are pitching in for the holidays, holding toy and food drives to help those in need.
The Coldwater Swap Meet and Car Show, held Mother’s Day weekend, is expected to attract more than 300 vendors and 10,000 spectators this May.
Nov. 7 – New flea market will raise money for people in need in Brooklyn.
Aug 5 – At the Missoula Saturday Market in Montana, Kate Patenaude is donating her booth earnings for a good cause. Read more.
March 28 – Formal and informal markets are raising thousands of dollars to help the people of Japan. Read more.
March 18 – In the face of catastrophe, the National Flea Market Association and individual vendors are reaching out to help. Read more.
Dec. 20 – The largest mall in Newfoundland, Canada, puts brick-and-mortar profits above funding for needy children. Read more.
Aug. 9 – From churches to VFW posts, non-profit organizations are putting swap meets and flea markets to good use. Read more.