Prom Dresses Portland ME

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

Cochabamba Exchange
(207) 317-0307
1090 North Rd
North Yarmouth, ME

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Port Boutique
(207) 879-1110
2 Wharf St.
Portland, ME
 
J L Coombs
(207) 253-5633
22 Exchange St.
Portland, ME
 
Nomads
(207) 347-7464
100 Commercial Street
Portland, ME
 
Express
(207) 775-7125
214 Maine Mall
South Portland, ME
 
Maine Running Company
(207) 773-6601
563 Forest Avenue
Portland, ME
 
Ems
(207) 541-1919
87 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Jen Burrall Designs
(207) 772-1902
76 Washington Avenue
Portland, ME
 
Dicks Sporting Goods #165
(207) 828-4950
385 Gorham Rd Portland
South Portland, ME
 
Banana Republic
(207) 775-0720
364 Maine Mall Road
South Portland, ME
 
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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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