Once Upon a Child

We buy and sell gently used clothes, toys, & equipment


About Us


Our goal:

Once Upon a Child will provide a fun and convenient way to buy and sell new and gently used kids stuff focusing on quality, safety, and value.

Who we are:

We are a part of the Winmark Corportaion with franchise stores such as: Play It Again Sports, Platos Closet, and Music Go Round.  We have Once Upon A Child stores in NC: Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Pineville, and Matthews.

When your child grows out of our sizes, please visit our
Plato's Closet stores for Teens and Young Adults.  Plato's Closet stores are located in NC: Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, and Matthews.

Customer Service Excellence!

You, our customer, are our most valuble asset!  We will make every effort to provide an unmatchable level of customer service. 

When you sell to us, we provide you with all the information you need to be a successful seller.  Any questions you may have about our buying process can easily be answered by any one of our friendly associates.  

When you are shopping with us, we are dedicated to providing you with the best quality, safest products and clothing at the lowest prices!  Our staff has been trained to buy "ready-to-wear" clothing and items in good working order to give us a fabulous selection that you can't get anywhere else.  We will help you find what you need!


Community Links

We are very community-focused and would love to partner with you!
This list is just a few of the organizations that we have partnered with in the past.  Check out our Facebook pages for information on sponsored events with our charity partners or click on the links below to see how you can get involved.

Greensboro Urban Ministry
Interactive Resource Center
The Barnabus Network
St. Judes Children's Research Hospital
Susan G. Komen Foundation
Guilford Foster Parents Association
Kairos Torch


Our Location

    Gold Standard Store

    This location has received the Gold Standard Seal. They have been recognized for achieving the highest standards in Product, Quality, Operations and Customer Service.