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Sell us your used goods

Welcome to our Once Upon A Child – Fort Wayne website.  We are Daryl & Kathy Hackworth.  We started Once Upon a Child in October 2001, when our youngest child was just turning one.  They sure do grow fast - and that's the reason we exist!

We started our business because we saw a need in the Fort Wayne area for parents to outfit their children - from clothing to equipment - without breaking the budget.  We at 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.

In these trying times, we believe Once Upon a Child is a Win-Win.  Bring your kids stuff in to sell & get credit for items they've outgrown.  Buy new clothes, equipment & toys at a fraction of retail prices.  We look forward to serving you on your next visit!

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Our Locations

Once Upon A Child Fort Wayne

Gold Standard
5315A Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
260-484-9993 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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