Prom Dresses Boone NC

Looking for Prom Dresses in Boone? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Boone that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Prom Dresses in Boone.

T.J.Maxx
(828) 264-0261
Boone, NC
Hours
Sun: 11a - 8pMon-Sat: 9:30a - 9:30p

1St Tracks
(828) 264-7368
1380 Hwy 105 S
Boone, NC
 
Mast General Store Inc
(828) 262-0000
630 W. King Street Old Boone Mercantile
Boone, NC
 
Alpine Ski Center Inc.
(828) 898-9701
3440-B Tynecastle Hwy
Banner Elk, NC
 
Mast General Store Inc
(828) 963-6511
Hwy 194 Valley Crusis
Valley Crusis, NC
 
JC Penney
(828) 264-5010
1180 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC
Hours
Mon-Sat 10:00-9:00
Sun 12:30-6:00

Farmers Ski Shop
(828) 264-4565
140 S Depot St
Boone, NC
 
Footsloggers
(828) 262-5111
139 S Depot St
Boone, NC
 
Ski Country Sports
(828) 898-9786
3149 Tynecastle Hwy
Banner Elk, NC
 
Mountain Outfitters
(336) 246-9133
102 S Jefferson Ave
West Jefferson, NC
 

Donate prom dresses

When 18-year-old Marisa West thinks back to her high school prom, her memories include "wearing rhinestone-studded high heels, a beautiful dress, and jewelry that sparkled in the dark." She remembers feeling like a young woman that night, as compared with "the girl who started high school as a freshman."

Two years ago, Marisa made national headlines because of her successful effort to help hundreds of girls in the New Orleans area enjoy the same feeling at their own proms–even though for most of them, buying dresses had become impossible in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Prom Dresses

She wanted to help the girls forget about the hurricane and the flood and just be normal high school students for one night, and "lose themselves in the magic of dressing up."

Marisa initially organized friends and family to solicit 100 donated prom dresses to send to girls at one high school. Her efforts, however, turned into a national cause that drew donations from around the country. Eventually, 2,800 dresses filled her parents' Beltsville, Maryland, home.

"There was not one surface that was free," recalled Leathia West, Marisa's mother, who helped her daughter organize the program.

When all of the dresses had been collected, Bill Everett, warehouse manager of E.U. Services, a commercial printing and mailing company in Rockville, Maryland, volunteered to make the 20-hour drive to take the dresses to New Orleans. His employer paid for the trip.

Everett said that when the girls ...

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