The 80th Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale is ready for donations!

The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital is officially accepting donations for the annual Rummage Sale. Donations will be collected on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Loudoun Valley High School, 340 N. Maple Avenue, Purcellville. Red balloons will direct traffic to the specially designated trailers.

Named the 2016 Annual Tourism Event of the Year in Loudoun and named Best Annual Charity Event in Northern Virginia for three consecutive years (2017, 2016 and 2015) by Virginia Living magazine, the Ladies Board Rummage Sale is known as the largest sale in the mid-Atlantic region. It is the ultimate in bargain hunting and attracts a loyal, growing fan base each year.

The Ladies Board accepts gently used or new furniture, clothing, books, household items, linens, lamps, sports equipment, etc., but some items cannot be accepted, such as mattresses or large appliances. For more information on what can be accepted or not, please call 703-771-2985 or review the donation guidelines online at www.LadiesBoard.org/rummage. Organizers request that items be packed in boxes with lids/flaps shut and only pack clothes in plastic bags tied shut.

Additional Donation Days will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Inova Loudoun Hospital, 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg on Saturday, June 23; Saturday, July 28; Saturday, September 8 and Saturday, October 6. Donations are always accepted by appointment; to make an appointment, either call 703-771-2985 or email RummageLadies@gmail.com.

All donations received will be offered for sale at the 80th Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21 at Morven Park – Tutt Lane entrance, 41793 Tutt Lane (off Route 15) in Leesburg.

Tax receipts are provided and all the money raised goes to support Ladies Board projects in the community. The Ladies Board raises several hundred thousand dollars each year toward special needs equipment at Inova Loudoun Hospital and pledged a $1 million for the Cornwall Cares project. The Ladies Board annually awards more than $100,000 in nursing scholarships.