Prom Dresses Fort Wayne IN

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Dicks Sporting Goods #228
(260) 470-4244
256-309 Coliseum Blvd Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN
Banana Republic
(260) 482-5308
4201 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN
Lane Byrant
(260) 483-6192
4201 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
Christopher and Banks
(260) 484-3154
Glenbrook Square
Ft. Wayne, IN
Mon-Fri 10 am - 9 pm
Saturday 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday 11 am - 6 pm

Old Navy
(260) 482-6009
721 Northcrest Shopping Ctr
Fort Wayne, IN
(260) 484-1561
4201 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN
Departments / Services
Mattresses, Furniture Gallery, Wedding Registry.

(260) 482-8597
Clinton & Coliseum
Fort Wayne, IN
Sun: 11a - 8pMon-Sat: 9:30a - 9:30p

JC Penney
(260) 482-4661
4201 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
Mon-Sat 10:00-9:00
Sun 11:00-6:00

(260) 482-9520
4201 Coldwater Blvd
Ft. Wayne, IN
(260) 484-8397
4201 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN

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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