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Prom Dress Giveaway Dates and Locations for 2014

Girls model dresses from last year's event.
Girls model dresses from last year's event.

DESERT BEST FRIEND’S CLOSET TO DRESS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS

FOR SENIOR PROM

 

Local Nonprofit Announces 2014 Prom Dress Giveaway Dates and Locations

 

PALM DESERT, Calif., March 22, 2014 — Desert Best Friend’s Closet (DBFC) is proud to announce the dates and locations for its 2014 Prom Dress Giveaway. DBFC intends to honor young women and their commitment to earning a high school diploma by providing them with formal wear and accessories for the traditional high school prom. 

Participants must make an appointment and bring a valid school ID card. (Walk-ins will not be accepted.) Call 1-949-350-5102 or send an e-mail message to promdress@bfcloset.org to schedule your appointment. Please include your first and last name, cell phone number, and e-mail address and your event date and location.

This program is open to high school seniors in the Coachella Valley. Participants must be present to select a dress. No one may select a dress for someone else. Please do not bring children to these events.

Girls will receive one dress and possibly an accessory (depending on size and availability). Dress availability in sizes 0-2 and 16 and above is very limited. We cannot guarantee that we will have sufficient inventory in these sizes, but we try very hard to accommodate everyone!

Locations and Dates

March 27     Desert Hot Springs at the Christian Center of Desert Hot Springs (Corner of Palm Drive and Eighth Street)

March 30     Palm Desert at the Palm Desert Community Center & Gymnasium (43-900 San Pablo Ave.)

April 5         Indio at the Indio Teen Center (81678 Avenue 46)

April 6         Coachella at the Bagdouma Park, Community Center & Pool (51-723 Douma St.)

April 12       Mecca at the Mecca Community Center, Pool & Park (65-250 Coahuilla St.)  

DBFC is still accepting dress donations of contemporary prom, bridesmaid and fancy party dresses. Both long and short dresses are needed, and there is an especially high demand for size 14 or larger dresses. All dresses must be cleaned, on a hanger and ready to wear. (Please do not donate dresses with stains, tears or broken zippers.)

 

We are also looking for donations of shoes, wraps, evening bags and "bling" (jewelry). For more information, call 1-949-350-5102 or email promdress@bfcloset.org.

 

About Desert Best Friend’s Closet (DBFC)

 

Desert Best Friend’s Closet empowers low-income Coachella Valley residents to attain employment through education and wardrobe services. More information is available at http://www.bfcloset.org.

 

Contact:

 

Connie Golds

President and Cofounder

Desert Best Friend’s Closet (DBFC)

760-776-9975

cgolds@bfcloset.org

 

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