PRINCE OF PEACE MINI MEGA SALE

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Prince of Peace is undergoing a large construction project. As a result, the 2018 Mega Sale will downsize and be known as the Mini Mega Sale. We are reducing the number of collection dates and we have about 1/3 of the sale space to hold our annual sale. This year’s sale will take place exclusively in and around the Christian Life Center building.

This year’s sale will include the following departments: Adult Clothing, Shoes & Accessories, Antiques & Collectables, Children’s Clothing, Equipment & Toys, Computers & Electronics, Furniture, Home Décor & Baskets, Household, Lamps & Vacuums, Linens, Office & School Supplies, Sporting Goods. We will also have a food stand, coffee shop, and package check.

Mega Sale dates

Thursday, August 23
2:00 – 8:00 pm
No strollers allowed Thursday

Friday, August 24
4:00 – 8:00 pm

Saturday, August 25
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Half Price Sale: all day

Providing high quality, low cost goods for the community & beyond.
All proceeds benefit our community, locally and globally.

This year our space is greatly reduced due to construction. As a result, we are unable to take everything as we have done in the past. Please pay extra close attention to the “we accept” and “we do not accept lists” below. These lists are firm and we will be turning away items at curbside.

The Donation Center is open August 11-19. Please bring your donations to Door F of the Christian Life Center building (main door to Welcome Center, north side of building).

 

Donation Drop Off Dates

  • Saturday, August 11 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Sunday, August 12 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Monday, August 13 | 1:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 16 | 1:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 18 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Sunday, August 19 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

Large Items 

We will not have any drop off dates for large items. Do not bring any size furniture and other large items. The only item we will collect via drop off will be bicycles during normal donation center hours.

 

Furniture Donations

We are reducing the number and type of furniture donations we will accept this year. If you have furniture that you would like to donate, please call Kim Harris at 952-898-9310 from August 1-11 and send a picture of the item to kharris@popmn.org. We will respond to let you know if the item will be picked up.

Furniture Pick-up Dates

  • Saturday, August 18 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, August 19 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

Please note

  • Donation receipts are available.
  • All donations must be clean (no stains) and in good working condition. Clothing should be free of holes.
  • Please pre-sort the clothing items in separate bags for size and gender (men, women, boys, girls, baby).
  • Bring computer systems (2009 or newer only) as soon as possible after the Donation Center opens for testing.
Items we accept:
  • Antiques & collectibles
  • Baby equipment – 2001 or newer
  • Clothing – no stains or holes
  • Computers, monitors, printers – 2009 or newer
  • Furniture – kitchen/dining room table and chairs, dressers, bedroom sets, sofa/loveseat – no sleeper sofas, mattresses or box springs
  • Home decor
  • Housewares
  • Lamps
  • Linens
  • Office supplies
  • Small appliances – no larger than a microwave; counter top only
  • Sporting goods – no skis, trampolines, tents, exercise equipment
  • Toys
  • Vacuums
Items we cannot accept:

ADULT CLOTHING, SHOES & ACCESSORIES

  • Prom and wedding dresses

 

CHILDRENS CLOTHING, EQUIPMENT & TOYS
Clothing

  • New socks only

Equipment

  • All equipment 10+ years old
  • No recalled equipment
  • Breast pumps
  • Drop-side cribs
  • Used car seats
  • Anything with incomplete or missing parts
  • No feeding supplies (bottles, sippy cups, plates, etc.)
  • Bumpers or crib sets

Toys

  • Broken, sandy or dirty toys
  • Stuffed animals
  • Large doll houses
  • War Items, toy guns, or weapons
  • Wading pools
  • Sand boxes
  • Train tables
  • Jumping/Riding horses
  • Race tracks or train sets (unless we can easily tell it’s complete)
  • Naked dolls/barbies
  • Inflatable toys
  • Tents

 

COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS

  • Old-style cathode ray tube computer monitors (non-flat panel)
  • Televisions
  • Alarm clocks
  • Clock radios
  • Console stereos
  • CD/DVDs
  • Electronic (stereos, CD/DVD players, boom boxes, radios, cameras, fax machines, telephones)
  • VHS/cassette tapes or players

 

FURNITURE

  • Beds and bed frames
  • Extra-large size dining room tables
  • Book shelves
  • Hutches
  • Entertainment centers
  • TV stands
  • Wide-style dressers
  • Desks
  • Armoires
  • Armoires with TV shelf
  • Reclining & sleeper sofas/Hide-a-Beds
  • Mattresses or box springs

 

HOME DÉCOR & BASKETS

  • Decorative Plates
  • Large Shelf Units
  • Wall Sconces
  • Basic Flower Vases

 

HOUSEHOLD

  • Fondue pots
  • Punch Bowls
  • Luncheon sets
  • Stem Ware
  • Plate Chargers
  • Cookie Jars
  • Soup Terrines
  • Bread Makers

 

LAMPS/VACUUMS

  • Electric brooms

 

LINENS

  • Placemats
  • Napkins
  • Tablecloths of any kind
  • Duvets
  • Pillow Shams
  • Bed skirts
  • Beach towels
  • Pot holders
  • Aprons

 

OFFICE & SCHOOL SUPPLIES

  • Laptop cases
  • File cabinets
  • Typewriters
  • Fax machines
  • Cell phone or tablet cases
  • CD or Cassette storage units or carrying cases
  • Rolodex type card files

 

SPORTING GOODS

  • Exercise equipment
  • Weights
  • Table games
  • Inflatable water toys
  • Air mattresses
  • Nordic Trak or other large exercise equipment
  • Skis/Boots
  • Tents
  • Trampolines

 

OTHER

  • Air conditioners
  • Books and magazines
  • Christmas trees and stands
  • Encyclopedias
  • Fireplace inserts
  • Hardware
  • Holiday items
  • Humidifiers
  • Gas grills
  • Jewelry
  • Kerosene heaters
  • Large appliances
  • Lawn/Garden items/supplies
  • Luggage
  • Medical equipment
  • Musical instruments
  • Organs and pianos
  • Sheet music
  • Text books
  • Typewriters
  • Vaporizers
  • Window treatments hardware (curtain rods, brackets, etc.)
  • Tires

 

Please email with any questions about donations: megasale@popmn.org

Consider recycling:

Please consider recycling the items we do not accept. Some recycling can be done for free, while other options may include a small fee.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Area Coordinator: Oversee the operations of specific areas of the Mega Sale before and during the sale. No experience needed; lots of guidance is offered. This job can be shared and is a great way for couples, friends or adults and children to work together.
  • Donation Center Volunteer: Help sort, clean, and price donations during Donation Center hours. Check in at Donation Center.
  • Sale Volunteer: Assist shoppers, straighten tables and displays, work the checkout table.

 

Donation Center Volunteer

Volunteers of all ages are needed to sort and price items. No sign up is required – just show up when you’re able! Check in at the Donation Center located at Door F of the Christian Life Center building (main door to Welcome Center, north side of building). We’ve got tasks for everyone.

  • August 11-19
  • Monday & Thursday | 1:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

Sale Volunteer

We need to fill 950 shifts to work during the sale; there are jobs for everyone! Volunteers can register between worship services beginning August 4-5 or contact us anytime at megasale@popmn.org. We will not use SignUpGenius for volunteer registration and volunteers will not receive an email confirmation regarding shift assignments.

Proceeds from the 2017 Mega Sale benefited the following organizations

Meals on Wheels, The Salvation Army, Feed My Starving Children, Boy Scout Troop 471, Lutheran Social Service, Inter Varsity, Kids N Kinship, Ebenezer Ridges, Urban Ventures, MOPS, ELCA Hunger/Disaster Relief/Refugee Funds, Lutheran World Relief – Puerto Rico Hurricane Fund, Dakota Woodlands, Small Sums, Salvation Army, Mission Outpost, CDLC Preschool, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

Plan your visit

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is located at:

13901 Fairview Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337