Volunteer for Swap

Swapapalooza runs on volunteer power. We literally could not pull off this amazing event without you so it's a good thing volunteering is lots of fun! (It has has some pretty sweet perks too!) There are lots of different jobs to choose from on both days. 

Want to volunteer or learn more? Email us!


Supporting Women in Need

Women helping women is a great thing and we can't seem to get enough of that warm fuzzy feeling.
All leftover and donated items from Swapapalooza will be given to Mary's PlaceDress for Success and S.M.A.R.T.
We annually deliver over a ton of clothing and necessities to these organizations. (That's 2000 lbs. ladies - Nice work!)
Please consider the items specifically requested by each charity below. Bring any donations to our Friday, Drop-off event.

NEW! This year we donating $5 from every ticket sale directly to Mary's Place.



This program targets homeless and formerly homeless women and children in Seattle.

Mary's Place hosts an annual event called "Takeapalooza" with select Swap leftovers.
With your help, we donate much needed clothing, shoes and items to these very special participants each year. 

Here's what they need most:

  • Bras / Underwear (gently used or new)
  • Outerwear (warm and durable)
  • Accessories (hats, scarves, gloves, etc.)
  • Practical clothing
  • Dependable footwear
  • Toiletries (opened or new)
  • Bags (backpacks, totes, baskets, etc.)
  • Camping gear (portable)


Dress for Success promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Here's what you help us provide:

  • Interview and office wear
  • Professional shoes
  • Accessories
  • Cosmetics and beauty products
  • Business bags and purses
  • Shapewear (new)
  • Winter coats / rain jackets
  • Umbrellas


Single Mothers Acquiring Resources (S.M.A.R.T.) is a collaborative community initiative in King County, Washington designed to assist single mothers with the support they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. One critical avenue of support is their FREE Clothing Bank which Swapapalooza contributes to each year with your help. Together we donate dozens of bags of clothing to these deserving moms.