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Children's Consignment Sale at Bayfront

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It's day two of the three-day children's consignment sale at the Bayfront Convention Center. The event is organized by "Kidsignments" and gives families a chance to save on back-to-school shopping. More than 20,000 items are for sale.

A portion of the proceeds benefits "Grady's Decision" in Erie, a nonprofit organization that helps families dealing with premature births.

Families who wish to sell items pay a $5.50 entry fee, and keep 65 percent of the sales.

"People are able to come in with $100 dollars, $50 dollars, and get a season's worth of wardrobe for their children," said Katie Snyder, owner of Kidsignments. "We saw that Erie didn't have a place where parents could buy items for their kids at a discount, and we brought that here."

The twice yearly sale has been doubling with each sale, according to Snyder. About 1,000 people came to the sale last spring. By the end of the three days, Snyder expects 2,000 people to visit the children's consignment sale.

Saturday, August 31st is the last day of the sale and runs from 9am-1pm. Most of the items on Saturday will be half price.

For more information, visit Kidsignment's website here.

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