LEWISTON — The 10th edition of Clean Sweep, the supersized “garage sale” at Bates College, will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

As students pack up to leave Bates at the end of the school year, they donate all manner of still-worthy possessions such as electronics, toys, household goods, small furnishings, bikes, books and sporting gear to Clean Sweep. The public sale keeps the items out of the landfill and the proceeds go to local nonprofits.

In 2009, the event raised $21,400 in proceeds that were divided among 14 community organizations. More than 100 volunteers from the nonprofits put in some 1,000 hours collecting, cleaning, organizing and pricing items for the sale.

To learn more, call 786-6207.

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