Prom Dresses Fairbanks AK

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JC Penney
(907) 479-7933
1875 University Ave S #2
Fairbanks, AK
Hours
Mon-Sat 10:00-6:00
Sun Closed

Tickled Pink, Fun & Trendy Resale
(907) 388-9978
314 Old Steese Hwy
Fairbanks, AK
 
Motherlode Pull Tabs
(907) 455-7137
607 Gaffney Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Used-A-Bit
(907) 455-8733
3450 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK
 
Magic Carpet
(907) 479-2323
3535 College Rd
Fairbanks, AK

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Salvation Army Family Store
(907) 456-2085
2222 Cushman St.
Fairbanks, AK
 
Ben's Super Store
(907) 456-8690
1402 Gillam Way
Fairbanks, AK
 
Fireweed Consignment Boutique
(907) 374-7910
3677 College Road
Fairbanks, AK
 
Shirt Stop Inc
(907) 456-3195
521 6TH Ave
Fairbanks, AK

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The Clothesline Consignment, Inc.
(907) 677-2773
1441 West Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK
Store Type
Womens Consignment
Hours
April - December: Monday - Saturday: 11AM - 7PMJanuary - March: Monday - Saturday: 11AM - 5PM

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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.

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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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