12th Annual Gowns for Prom Begins!

This post was created by Buffalo Rising and is being reposted for sharing purposes. When you attended your prom, your biggest issue was most likely finding a date. Another common issue is choosing the right prom dress. But for thousands of girls, their biggest obstacle preventing them from attending their proms is the expense associated with purchasing a dress. That’s right. What so many people take for granted, is a deal breaker for others. Can you imagine not being able to attend a prom because you can’t afford a dress? The prom should be one of the happiest moments for a high school student. yet that’s not the case for so many. Thankfully, Colvin Cleaners Warehouse has figured out a way t

Gowns for Prom campaign in need of dresses, volunteers

This article was written and published on WIVB Channel 4 Buffalo. Reposted for sharing purposes. KENMORE, N.Y. (WIVB) — Colvin Cleaners is looking for several thousands of dresses for the Gowns for Prom campaign. The campaign aims to provide high school girls throughout western New York with dresses for their school’s prom event. Dresses can be donated at Allstate, Reeds Jenss, Delta Sonic and Colvin Cleaners locations from Feb. 27 through March 31. Girls can attend distribution sessions on the Shea’s Performing Arts stage on April 4, 5 or 6. When they have selected a dress, it will be altered, dry cleaned, packaged and delivered for free in time for prom. Seamstresses and tailors will be at

Gowns for Prom 2017 Official Press Release

“Gowns For Prom” In Need of Dresses, Shoes, Volunteers Kenmore, NY (February 24, 2017)—The 12 th annual “Gowns For Prom” program, sponsored by Colvin Cleaners and presented by Allstate, is seeking donations of new or gently used formal gowns, shoes and accessories of any size. These items are cleaned by Colvin Cleaners and provided free of charge to young ladies in area high schools who are unable to afford a prom gown. The collection runs from February 27-March 31 at the drop-off locations, including several local Allstate agencies. Donation sites are listed at the end of this release. The donated gowns are sorted by size and transported to Shea’s Performing Arts Center for selection on Apr

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