Where to Donate Formal & Wedding Attire
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Where to Donate Formal & Wedding Attire
Can anyone recommend a local consignment shop where I can sell my
once-worn wedding dress? Also, I'd like to consider donating it
to a worthy cause. Are there any local organizations that accept
wedding dresses as donations? Thanks! JILL
There are two stores I know are selling used wedding dresses, so they must buy them as well:
Margenes on Grand Ave
Cherished in Walnut Creek (North Main Street) for more upscale dresses.
bought my dress used at Cherished
There is a wonderful non-profit organization that accepts donated wedding dresses and then sells them so
that the proceeds go to breast cancer research. Seems like a win-win for everybody! I donated my
wedding dress and an evening gown last year and they were great. They sent me a nice thank you letter
and a receipt for tax deduction purposes. The website is www.makingmemories.org.
I donated my wedding dress to www.makingmemories.org They sell
the wedding dresses to raise money to grant a wish to women with
breast cancer. I sent the dress to them in Portland OR. I think
they also requested a $5 donation to cover the cost of cleaning
the gown. They also take bridesmaid dresses. jk
I want to donate my wedding dress ASAP, any thoughts as to a
place that would take it and make sure it gets put to good use?
I donated my wedding dress to makingmemories.org, a make a wish
foundation for those with breast cancer. I sent the dress to
portland, oregon. It was very simple.
I am now collecting the bridesmaids dresses from my sister's
wedding to send there.
Does anyone know of a good consignment shop or good donation
place in the east bay for bridesmaid dresses?
I've donated my fabulous (and also not so fabulous, think
teal satin with giant ivory butt ruffle on a hippy gal like
myself) bridesmaid's dresses to the Princess Project. It's a
non-profit in San Francisco that provides free prom dresses
and accessories to Bay Area girls who could not otherwise
afford them. They do it at a big event which is right around
the corner on March 27th.
Check them out at http://www.princessproject.org
Please consider a donation! Visit www.princessproject.org.
The princess project accepts donations of prom dresses
(bridesmaid dresses too!) for girls who cannot afford dresses
for prom. It's in San Francisco, rather than East Bay but a
worthwhile cause all the same.
My friend has his daughter's prom dress from a couple of
years ago -- she's no longer that size and doesn't want it
any more. He's heard there's a place that accepts prom
dresses and provides them to kids that can't afford them.
Anyone know anything about this? Who can we contact?
Try the Princess Project thought the Coro Foundation. I've
lost the contact information but you s hould be able to
locate Coro in the SF phone book. It is a great cause!
The Princess Project http://www.princessproject.org
"The Princess Project is a 100% volunteer effort to help girls feel
confident, beautiful, and important by providing free prom dresses and
accessories to San Francisco Bay Area girls who could not otherwise
afford them. The Princess Project collects new and nearly new formal
dresses and accessories from women, girls, and companies throughout
the Bay Area, and distributes them free of charge to Bay Area girls at a
fun-filled event in the spring."
At The 2002 Princess Project Dress Giveaway . . .
Over 325 girls received free dresses and accessories!
They came from 58 different high school and 27 cities!
Nearly 100 volunteers from around the Bay Area helped make the
event a success!
Announcing The Princess Project 2003 Dress Giveaway . . .
Saturday, March 15
Sunday, March 16
This year we plan to serve over 1,000 girls!
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