Prom Dresses Independence MO

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Bass Pro Shops
(816) 795-4300
18001 Bass Pro Dr Bass Pro Shops
Independence, MO
 
Dicks Sporting Goods #115
(816) 350-0089
17730 E 39Th St Independence
Independence, MO
 
Kohl's
(816) 795-2445
18800 39th St
Independence, MO
Hours
M: 8am-10pm
TU: 8am-10pm
W: 8am-10pm
TH: 8am-10pm
F: 8am-11pm
SA: 7am-10pm
SU: 9am-9pm

Lane Byrant
(816) 795-1318
2086 Independance Center
Independence, MO
 
Christopher and Banks
(816) 795-9309
Independence Center
Independence, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 10 am - 9 pm
Saturday 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday 11 am - 6 pm

JC Penney
(816) 350-0172
17610 E 39th St S
Independence, MO
Hours
Mon-Fri 10:00-10:00
Sat 9:00-10:00
Sun 10:00-8:00

Macys Inc #608
(816) 795-1688
18809 East 39Th Street South Independence Center
Independence, MO
 
Macy's
(816) 795-1688
18809 E. 39th Street
Independence, MO
Departments / Services
Wedding Registry.

Dillard's
(816) 795-1818
18805 East 39th Street
Independence, MO
Departments / Services
Wedding Registry, Big and Tall
Hours
10:00 am - 09:00 pm TUE
10:00 am - 09:00 pm WED
10:00 am - 09:00 pm THU
10:00 am - 09:00 pm FRI
10:00 am - 09:00 pm SAT
12:00 pm - 06:00 pm SUN
10:00 am - 09:00 pm MON


Express
(816) 795-0697
2066 Independence Ctr
Independence, MO
 

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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