Any high school student in
- Currently receiving services or is eligible to receive services through DHS.
- Currently enrolled in the free school lunch program.
- Has parent(s) receiving unemployment compensation.
Each young lady will be paired with a personal shopper to help her find the perfect prom dress. She will be able to select from new and almost-new formal wear, including gowns, shoes, purses and accessories. The gowns and accessories are available through the generosity of retail establishments and the general public. All of the gowns have been carefully screened to ensure each is clean, undamaged and stylish. Additionally, there are a limited number of tuxedo rental gift certificates available for young men.
Upon completion of the giveaway event, a public sale will be held on Wednesday, March 31, from 12 to 6 p.m. At the sale, the community can support this worthwhile project by purchasing dresses for $25 and under with all proceeds benefiting Project Prom.
For more information about Project Prom, including the eligibility criteria and registration form to receive prom attire, and how to make a donation, please visit www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/projectprom or call 412-350-3428 and leave a message. Eligible high school students may also complete a registration form at the Project Prom shop on the on the days of the giveaway.