Ladies First Foundation Inc., in partnership with New Orleans Public Library, is sponsoring the "Dress Me Beautiful" Prom Project. The purpose of the program is to collect new and gently used formal gowns and accessories to help economically disadvantage high school girls in New Orleans have a memorable prom night by providing them prom attire free of charge.
The prom project began on March 2 and will end April 4. The New Orleans Public Library is the designated drop-off site for gown donations, and dress collection boxes are available at these New Orleans Public Library locations: Algiers Regional 3014 Holiday Drive; East New Orleans Regional, 5641 Read Blvd.; Main Library 219 Loyola Ave.; Mid-City Library (in the American Can Building), 3700 Orleans Ave.; Milton H. Latter Memorial, 5120 St. Charles Ave.; Robert E. Smith, 6301 Canal Blvd.; and Rosa F. Keller, 4300 S. Broad.
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Prom is a rite of passage, a once in a lifetime event that gives girls a chance to wear the second most important gown of their life aside from their wedding gown, Michelle Hymes, founder and executive director of Ladies First Foundation Inc. "Given the current economic climate, not every family will be able to afford... a fancy dress, shoes and accessories for their teen girl," Hymes said. Currently, the foundation is short on dresses, and donations are greatly needed, Hymes said.
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