Imagine making a big difference to your blues association while cleaning your closet of your unneeded items, and imagine having fun while you are making that difference!  The annual rummage sale is coming up where you can donate your good used items and turn it into cash for the CBA and offer just a little bit of your time helping to run the sale and introduce new people to the CBA . The CBA is a 5013c and your donation is tax deductible!

WHAT:  BLUES & BARGAINS Rummage Sale for Cascade Blues Association (501c3)
BARGAINS:  Furniture, tools, kids items, household, collectibles, antiques, musical instruments and more!
WHEN: September 12, 2015, 9am-3pm
WHERE: The Bomber Restaurant, 13515 SE McLoughlin Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97222
WHY: To help fund programs of the Cascade Blues Association and offer live blues music and bargains while educating the public on all that the CBA does and grow membership and awareness of the organization.

To make this year’s rummage sale a success, we need you and your stuff!  You need to clean your house, garage and tool shed anyway, now is the perfect time to do it, don’t wait until Spring!

DONATIONS NEEDED:  Furniture (dressers, shelves, small desks, coffee tables, etc, SORRY NO couches, futons ok), tools, kids items, pet supplies, collectibles, and musical instruments highly desired (no full size pianos, but consoles welcome).

DONATION DROP OFFS:  Please bring your good used items to the Bomber Restaurant parking lot before 9am on September 12th, before sale.   If you will not be in town that weekend, but feel you have items would sell well, please contact Rae Gordon to arrange a pick up at 503-452-0440.


A passenger van (no seats) will be at the September CBA meeting to load smaller items in boxes.  This has worked in the past, but no large furniture can be picked up.   Rae Gordon will be at 6:45pm outside the meeting to help load.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (more hands make for quick work, but more bodies make for more fun!): Volunteers needed all day, but most important times.

7AM – Oregon City Public Storage Location – load moving truck

8AM – The Bomber Restaurant Parking Lot, lots of help needed to unload truck as quickly as possible

9AM-3PM – Helpers needed to work with customers, help load customer vehicles and make thing like pretty!

3PM – Loading truck to donate to charity Thrift Store & clean up restaurant parking lot


Please email to donate your time leading up to the sale to pick up donated items.

There are more people wanting to donate items, then people who can drop off themselves the day of the sale.  If you can donate a couple hours to pick up some great items that will help make a big difference the sale, please let Rae know.