Prom Dresses Keene NH

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Dicks Sporting Goods #222
(603) 357-0861
42 Ash Brook Rd Unit 6 Keene
Keene, NH
 
Sam''S Outfitters
(603) 352-6200
74 Monadanock Hwy.
Swanzey, NH
 
Bootleggers Footwear
(603) 352-5201
425 West Street Plaza
Keene, NH
 
Ems
(603) 924-7231
1 Vose Farm Rd
Peterborough, NH
 
Peak Resorts Inc
(603) 588-3668
615 Francestown Rd
Bennington, NH
 
Synergy
(603) 352-8681
222 W St Ste 18
Keene, NH
 
Teds Shoe & Sport
(603) 357-8337
115 Main St
Keene, NH
 
T.J.Maxx
(603) 358-4090
63 Key Street
Keene, NH
Hours
Sun: 11a - 8pMon-Sat: 9:30a - 9:30p

Huberts Dept Store Inc
(603) 567-4130
19 Wilton Road, Suites 8-10
Peterborough, NH
 
Penelope's
(603) 357-1525
149 Emerald St Ste B1
Keene, NH
 

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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