Drop Your Items Off for Bargain Bash!

Do you have any gently used home goods, clothing, kitchen appliances, décor, or furniture that are taking up valuable space in your home?  Donate them to our Junior League of Omaha Bargain Bash Rummage Sale!  We will be holding several drop-off dates over the coming months to collect your donations.

Upcoming drop-off date:

  • November 7, 2020
  • Location: Thermo King Christensen
  • Address: 7508 F Street, Omaha, NE 68127
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

There will be NO drop-off date in December, but we will be back in 2021 with more opportunities to donate!

Future drop-off dates:

  • January 16, 2021
  • Location: Junior League Headquarters
  • Address: 12315 Pacific Street
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • February 20, 2021
  • Location: Junior League Headquarters
  • Address: 12315 Pacific Street
  • Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Swing on by during one of our drop-off times, and our wonderful League volunteers will help you unload any items you wish to donate. Feel free to package smaller items into boxes, bags, or totes that you do not mind donating.  Our volunteers are also happy to help you unload any larger scale items that you may wish to donate as well. 

Additionally, in the interest of keeping everyone safe, you will notice that all of our volunteers will be wearing masks and gloves for the duration of the drop-off timeframe, and we strongly encourage you to wear your mask as well. We are committed to ensuring a safe and hassle-free drop-off experience for you, and will do whatever we can to be respectful of your comfort level. 

Ladies of the Junior League of Omaha assisting with Bargain Bash drop off in October

So if you have donation item(s) that are good shape and/or working condition, bring them on down to us!  Your generous donations are crucial for the success of this event.  Every single item donated contributes to the fundraising success of this event, which allows the League to continue to impact and support our community through our projects and league engagement. 

And don’t forget to spread the word to your friends and family.  Every donation counts!

Third Annual Bargain Bash

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The Junior League of Omaha (JLO) hosted its third annual Bargain Bash at the Ralston Arena on Saturday, August 10, 2019 and Sunday, August 11, 2019. The event raised funds which help JLO to support community programming throughout the year.

The rummage sale featured designer and name-brand clothing, shoes and jewelry for men, women and children as well as baby supplies, toys, kitchenware, home decor and furniture. One of the standout items for sale this year was a 10 piece, hand-painted bedroom set.

For a $20 donation, early bird shoppers could shop 90 minutes before the official opening to get their first pick of the items for sale and enjoy coffee with donuts.

Bargain Bash co-chairs said the committee sold 50 presale tickets and they were elated to see a line of customers waiting Saturday morning when the event officially opened to the public. In total, shoppers purchased $14,000 in merchandise throughout the weekend.

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Also of note, nothing went to waste. JLO donated unsold inventory to Heartland Hope Mission, where items will be donated directly to flood victims who lost their homes and personal belongings.

Still not sold on shopping secondhand? Here’s a little more motivation to thrift:

  • Find unique pieces and valuable items at great prices
  • Reduce waste through reusing gently loved goods
  • Think of thrifting as a treasure hunt – you never know what you might find
  • One-of-a-kind goods that tell a story

Are you feeling motivated to shop secondhand?

Comment with some of your favorite thrifted purchases below!

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Bargain Shoppers Triumph at Bargain Bash 2018!

Omaha’s 2nd Annual blowout rummage sale, Bargain Bash, kicked off on August 24, 2018. This year’s event was a huge success, not only regarding League participation but also community engagement and returning shoppers from last year’s event. Over the three days the sale was running, including sorting and setup on Wednesday and Thursday, 50 volunteers helped set the stage for record crowds on Saturday, August 25, when the sale opened to the public.

“At the start of the bash on the first day, there was a line of people waiting that led out the door,” said Macey Morgan, Bargain Bash Inventory and Pick- Up Coordinator, “Many of the attendees were excited when they received their Borsheim’s bag for shopping, and we believe it encouraged them to purchase more as they shopped!”

The sale couldn’t have been as big of a success without all the donations from new, active, and sustaining members.  The more than 3,500 items donated, included home goods, clothing, kitchen appliances, decor and even a tanning bed.

“Not only were we able to impact the community through our sales, but we partnered with other non-profits who collected our leftover items,” Morgan explained, “This partnership with other non-profit groups helps the league continue to lend a helping hand in our community. Overall the event grossed an amazing profit to help the League continue to impact the community with our projects and league engagement. Nothing could have been possible without the committee and commitment. A huge shout out goes to the entire committee for their hard work and for making it genuinely fun!”

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