by Robin B

*This is a sponsored post brought to you by Just Between Friends Kalamazoo.


Just Between Friends – the one-stop consignment sale for children and maternity items is returning to Kalamazoo October 6th-8th at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center. It’s your chance to clear your closets and turn the clutter into cash! Tired of the clutter, chaos, and mess? Now is the time to have cleaner closets and more money in your wallet.

Selling your items with JBF

Selling your items to make money has never been easier. With a few steps at-home and one easy drop-off, JBF takes care of the rest. This sale is unique – the floor is arranged similar to a typical retail store. Clothing is sorted by size and gender and baby/children items (toys, books, accessories) are grouped on tables throughout the venue. It’s like shopping at your favorite store – but where everything is 50-90% off of retail prices.

Upon signing up to sell – also know as ‘consign’ – you will receive a unique consignor number as well as set up your personal login and password through the JBF website. This allows you to enter your items for sale, print off your tags to put on your items and you’re ready to go. You’ll also have the opportunity to increase your sales by selecting “1/2 off” so that your item is included in the half-off Saturday portion of the sale.

You have the option to mark “donate” if you chose to do so. In 2016, JBF consignors donated over 3,543 items to charity in the Kalamazoo area! Locally, JBF partners with the Kalamazoo Dream Center, a ministry actively engaging with the poor and homeless located in Southwest Michigan. It’s a win for everyone!  If you donate, make sure to print a donation report of your donations from the JBF login that you can use for your taxes.  It’s that easy!


With thousands of items brought in by consignors from all over Kalamazoo, there is plenty of shopping for everyone! Parents and caregivers who are pressed for time – no time to haggle at a mom-to-mom sale or sort through individual tables, you can shop all in one spot at this ULTRA organized sales event. Items you’ll find for sale:

  • Children’s Clothing (infant through teen sizes)
  • Maternity Clothing
  • Infant Care Items (diaper pails, bottles, nursing items)
  • Kid Furnishings (room decor, furniture, pack-n-play)
  • Toys & Play Equipment (large, small, indoor, outdoor)
  • Books, DVDs, Games, Video Games & Systems
  • Arts & Crafts (party supplies, arts/crafts)
  • Strollers & Car Seats
  • Sporting Goods

Shopping the Just Between Friends event is a shareable experience – bring friends and family. Are you a first-time parent, teacher, or military/first responder? – be our guest at the presale where you can request up to two tickets and an early entry time at no cost, but make sure to pre-register HERE (NOTE: Presale is adult-only shopping time – no children allowed during the presale except children under 12 months of age and preferably in a stroller or carrier).

Want to have first access to the deals? Consider helping at the sale – work a four-hour shift, earn a pre-sale pass and helpers shop FIRST! You’ll be in the door before the general public and you’ll be helping us create the best possible event. Help eight or twelve hours and you’ll be in the door even sooner.

Halloween Items

Take note, the JBF fall sale is perfect timing to reduce the inventory of your Halloween costumes or find that perfect costume at a fraction of the cost of a retail store. Since costumes are in high demand for this sale, make sure to take a close look at each of the layers, pieces, parts or supplies that complete your costume to make sure it is in ideal selling condition.

What’s Next?

Come shop the sale – help upcycle, reuse and repurpose in an environmentally conscious sale!

Location:  Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo

Public Shopping Hours 
• Friday, October 6th, 4 pm-8 pm, $3 admission * (get a free admission pass HERE)
• Saturday, October 7th, 9 am-8 pm,    FREE Admission.
• Sunday, October 8th, 9 am-12 pm  Half Price Day!  FREE Admission!

Getting Started

Sign up! We’d love to have you consign (sell) with us – shop with us – and support the Kalamazoo area. Run into questions along the way? Don’t worry, we’ve got a team happy to help:

• Visit our website at for more information and make sure to check out the video tutorials for additional tips on the Consignor Details page of the website.
• Email Melissa at or text 616-420-2011.
• Check out our Blog at









By | 2017-09-20T11:51:23+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published|Comments Off on Just Between Friends – The Ultimate Consignment Event NOT to Miss!

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