Clothes That Work, in partnership with the Dayton Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, presents the 6th annual Fairy Godmother Project on Saturday, March 15 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Clothes That Work, located in The Job Center, 1133 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd.
The Fairy Godmother Project is directed at prom-going high school girls who are in need of a prom dress and originated with support from Disney On Ice in an effort to allow every girl to feel like a princess on her prom day.
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It is anticipated that more than 500 girls will attend the distribution event on March 15, sorted and stocked prom gowns of all sizes are provided in a department store-like setting. The girls will be able to try on as many dresses as they like until they find the perfect dress and coordinating accessories. All dresses and accessories are given to the girls at no cost. Girls wishing to participate may register the day of the event, beginning at 10 a.m., at the Clothes That Work office in the Job Center. Pre-registration is not required.
Currently, Clothes That Work is accepting dress and accessory donations for the Fairy Godmother Project. Dress and accessory donations may be made to Clothes That Work during regular donation times, or at any of these local businesses:
Dayton Chamber of Commerce – Dayton Convention Center, 22 E Fifth Street, 2nd Floor, Dayton, OH 45402
Donations accepted Monday – Friday 8 a.m – 5 p.m. January 6 – February 28, 2014.
Oakwood Florist – 2313 Far Hills Ave Dayton OH 45419
Donations accepted Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. January 6 through February 28, 2014.
Hannah’s Treasure Chest – 124 Westpark Dr. Centerville, OH 45459
Donations accepted Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. January 6 through February 27, 2014.
[email protected] – 937 S. Patterson Blvd. Dayton, OH 45402
Donations accepted January 6 through February 28, 2014.
Square One Salon & Spa – Centerville – 1 N. Main St. Centerville OH 45459
Donations accepted Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. , Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday Noon – 5 p.m. January 6 through February 28, 2014.
Square One Salon & Spa – Downtown – 506 E. Third St. Dayton OH 45402
Donations accepted Monday Noon – 8 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. January 6 through February 28, 2014.
In advance of the dress distribution, the Dayton Chapter of The Links, Incorporated conduct an online essay contest with top finishers winning additional prom goods, such as limousine transportation, dinners, hair and nail services, tuxedo rental for their dates, corsages and boutonnieres and more.
For more information on dress collection, distribution or the essay contest, please visit www.clothesthatwork.org or contact Shelby Quinlivan at 937.222.3778 ext.150 or [email protected].
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