Our annual 4-day Prom Boutique is held in March every year. We typically have over 3,500 new or almost-new prom dresses from size 0 to size 28, available to any area teen girl. There is no income test, no “needs” test – any girl is able to come to our Boutique and pick out a free dress, no questions asked. The dresses are sorted by size, and the girls are able to try them on in private dressing areas and choose the perfect dress. A team of skilled seamstresses is on hand to ensure that each dress fits its new owner just right. Each dress is then steamed and bagged before going home with its new owner.
During the year, new or nearly-new prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses, prom jewelry, evening bags, strapless bras, shape-wear, dressy shoes, tuxedos and men’s suits are collected from church members and interested community leaders, individuals and organizations. Dresses size 16 and up are particularly needed. These donations enable these young girls in need of assistance to enjoy an evening of memories “just like all the other kids.”