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Donations needed to make prom dress dreams come true for Savannah teens

 

Donations needed to make prom dress dreams come true for Savannah teens

09 Feb 2018

The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire and Nine Line Apparel are seeking donations for two separate prom dress drives to help Savannah teens have the night of their dreams. 

Sixth annual House of Prom

The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire and 97.3 KISS FM will host the annual event at 10 a.m. March 3 at Tanger Outlets, 200 Tanger Outlets Blvd., Pooler (location will be across from Great American Cookie Co.) Dresses can be purchased for a $10 donation to the Rape Crisis Center.

Gently used prom dresses and evening gowns can be dropped off at the following locations through March 1:

  • Kathi Rich, 2515 Abercorn St.
  • 97.3 KISS FM, 245 Alfred St.
  • Kendra Scott, 311 W. Broughton St.
  • Tanger Outlets Guest Services

For more information, go to www.973kissfm.com/prom, call the Rape Crisis Center at 912-233-3000 or email events@rccsav.org

The Rape Crisis Center is a nonprofit that works to provide resources, advocacy, prevention activity and education to victims of sexual assault and their families. In addition, the organization is responsible for anti-bullying projects, good touch/bad touch and bystander intervention programs in local schools and colleges. Learn more at www.rccsav.org.

Inaugural Operation: Prom Dress

Nine Line Apparel will host its first Operation: Prom Dress, a donation drive dedicated to providing a memorable prom night to underprivileged young women in the Savannah area.

Donations will be collected through March 2 at Nine Line Apparel, 450 Fort Argyle Road. Everyone who donates will be entered to win a variety of prizes, including a Nine Line bundle. The dress distribution event will take place March 3 at Nine Line. 

Items needed include:

  • New and gently used prom dresses
  • Purses, jewelry and other accessories
  • Gift cards for hair and nail salons

Founded in 2012 by two Army captains, Nine Line Apparel is a patriotic lifestyle brand based out of Savannah. Nine Line supports veterans and first responders through the Nine Line Foundation and other nonprofit initiatives. To learn more, go to www.ninelineapparel.com.

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