In this trying economy, it can be very difficult for families to afford the luxury of a prom dress for high school age daughters. Knowing many families have beautiful, gowns and short formal dresses hanging in their closets, Bridge Point is encouraging donations of dresses so they can be given to Canton Local students at no charge.
Now through March 8, clean dresses in excellent condition can be donated at 3405 Cleveland Ave. S, rear, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Call for Saturday drop off times.
The ministry is also collecting dress pants, shirts, ties, and shoes for young men in the area to wear for prom and graduation.
To receive assistance, Canton Local families can stop at the Bridge Point office and complete an application. Upon approval, appointments will be scheduled to choose a dress for Saturday, March 23 and Monday, March 25.
For more information, contact Bridge Point at 330-546-7728 or visit www.bridgepoint.org.