Prom Dresses Portland OR

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EvolTwin Printing
(503) 281-4160
3316 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, OR

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Seams to Fit
(503) 224-7884
2264 NW Raleigh Street
Portland, OR
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Womens Consignment
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Monday - Saturday: 10AM - 6PM

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Tinctoria Designs
(503) 810-9232
4719 NE 28 Ave.
Portland, OR

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hazeldrops llc
(503) 616-4688
2135 N Blandena Street
Portland, OR

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Johnny Patch
web only
8505 SW Apple Way P302
Portland, OR

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Deux Amies Sleepwear
(503) 249-1845
2507 NE 50th Ave
Portland, OR

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VerdeRocks Jewelry
(877) 4ec-oluv
6107 SE 53rd Ave, Unit 2
PORTLAND, OR

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Olivia Luca
(503) 753-2787
1908 NE 50th Ave.
Portland, OR

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Here We Go Again
(503) 244-0855
2438 NE Broadway Street
Portland, OR
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Womens Consignment

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Jade Planet Footwear
(503) 297-2093
3170 S.W. Raleighview Dr.
Portland, OR

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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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