About 400 people packed into the Historic Ashland Armory to drop off stuff they no longer want and grab new stuff they can put under the Christmas tree for others Thursday during the seventh annual Abundance Swap.

About 400 people packed into the Historic Ashland Armory to drop off stuff they no longer want and grab new stuff they can put under the Christmas tree for others Thursday during the

seventh annual Abundance Swap.

Bill Kauth, one of the event's creators, said 15 to 20 other

cities have gone to the

Abundance Swap's Web site, www.abundanceswap.org, and learned how to stage the event.