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The Face of Consignment – Just Between Friends

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Kathy Winslow held her first Just Between Friends (JBF) consignment sale in 1999 in the living room of her home. At the time, her young family had just moved to Norman for her husband to attend graduate school and money was very tight. With young kids to clothe, she needed an alternative to retail prices. With advice from her friend who had started JBF in Tulsa, Kathy launched her own business. From a dozen people shopping at that first sale to the thousands who currently shop at each show, Kathy is happy to provide local families with the opportunity to save money and make money by consigning their children’s clothes, toys and equipment.

Kathy is also proud there is a philanthropic arm through JBF that provides cash and in-kind donations to nonprofits such as crisis shelters and community clothing closets across the country, and she is quick to say that, thanks to the JBF owners and consignors nationwide, the donations have amounted to over $32 million!

JBF Smart Pay is a new program where consignors can choose to either receive a cash payout or hold their payments to be used for the next sale, which also allows them to earn more from their consigned items. Kathy reports that this program was particularly beneficial to families struggling to buy what they needed at the sales during the pandemic.

Find out about the next Just Between Friends consignment sales at their website or on their Facebook page. • 405-388-1731

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