Gifting: Turn of the century Styrofoam take-out boxes with vintage food left on them. In good condition, but just couldn’t finish my meal.
Gifting: Yoga Matt. Slight wear and tear, but useful in garage and good with kids. $15 OBO
Looking: I don’t see hierarchy.
Gifting: Plastic Bags. Some stains from the pipes where they were shoved underneath the sink, but nothing that a little rinse couldn’t fix! Limited time offer, since now banned by state. Private Message me if you are interested.
Looking: Does anyone have an invisible disability?
Gifting: Plastic wrap. I bought an extra roll of plastic wrap and I don’t need it. I live three hours outside of the city in a little town called Mt. Molehill. Send me a short espionage-style essay, describing how you could provide sanctuary for it.
Looking: To be heard. No unsolicited offers or advice will be accepted; just a dispassionate and detached ear or severed shoulder to lean on.
Looking: Are you there? It’s me; my preferred pronoun is Margaret.
Gifting: Extra recycling. I have a couple of bins of recycling sitting in my apartment that I haven’t taken out to the curb. No plastic. Lots of containers of different shapes and sizes! They need to be cleaned, but ready to be repurposed!
Gifting: First born son. There’s nothing wrong with him, we just got a new dog and so there’s no room for him in our spare bedroom. Can drop off, free of charge.
Gifting: Privilege check. Let me know whom I should make this out to.
Looking: For wage, living or dead.
Looking: Might be malignant—can’t tell.
Gifting: Conscience. Unused. Still in original packaging.
Gifting: Vintage sneakers. Hanging from telephone wire on street. All weather. You will need a ladder, but you can’t beat free!
Looking: For patient care providers. I have a small wasp that needs in-home hospice care.
Looking: To come out of the closet. Seems to be locked. Can someone help?
Looking: Surveillance cameras. Would like to monitor my classroom better. If you know how to bug a room, lets talk in person.
Gifting: Free train ride for perpetrators of verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional that communicates hostile, derogatory, or negative slights.
Gifting: Used needles. In working condition.
Looking: For new ritual and symbol, to rewrite history.
Gifting: Apology en masse, on behalf of Christendom.
Looking: For others to acknowledge their brokenness when speaking on behalf of self
Looking: For insular opinion amongst diverse group of like-minded peers
Gifting: Recalled Baby Carrier. No longer safe for transporting my cat.
Gifting: Pride and prejudice. Have visited shaman healer and no longer need them.
Clare Halpine is director of WYA North America.