Donations of Gowns, Accessories encouraged from 10a.m.-2 p.m.
Kenmore, NY (March 12, 2019)—The Colvin Cleaners Gowns for Prom program, presented by the Allstate Foundation and supported by Reeds Jenss, Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Townsquare Media, has a mission to ensure the 14th annual program provides every young lady in Western New York, who otherwise could not afford one, a perfectly altered and dry cleaned gown for her upcoming high school prom.
A “Gowns Drive” will be held on Saturday, March 16 with donations accepted from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Reeds Jenss at 4001 Maple Road, Amherst, 14226 and 3515 Abbott Road, Orchard Park, 14127. Colvin Cleaners President Paul A. Billoni said those donating will not have to exit their vehicle as volunteers will gladly receive the new or gently used formal gowns of any size, shoes and purses. In exchange, donors will receive a $10 gift card from Colvin Cleaners.
“We are so grateful to Jeff Zimmer, owner of Reeds Jenss, a long-time supporter of...
Kenmore, NY (March 5, 2019)—The 14th annual Colvin Cleaners Gowns for Prom program, presented by The Allstate Foundation and supported by Reeds Jenss, Shea’s Performing Arts Center and Townsquare Media, officially began today and the family-owned dry cleaners is anticipating a record campaign as it is communicating with nearly 90 high schools in Western New York seeking students who are unable to afford a gown for this year’s prom.
These young ladies are encouraged to visit the website www.gownsforprom.com and click Get A Gown to schedule a time to select their gown on the Shea’s Performing Arts Center stage April 16-18 from 3-8:00 p.m. Schools are encouraged to transport students together so they are together selecting gowns and avoiding similar colors and styles.
Gowns for Prom seeks donations of new or gently used formal gowns, shoes and purses of any size. There is a big need for plus sized gowns, sizes 16 and up. The donated gowns are sorted by size and transported to Shea’s for...
Kenmore, NY (March 6, 2018) —The 13th annual Colvin Cleaners Gowns for Prom program, presented by the Allstate Foundation and supported by KISS 98.5 with Janet Snyder, has greatly expanded its donation sites due to an early call from high school students in need of a gown for this year’s prom.
Gowns for Prom is seeking donations of new or gently used formal gowns, shoes and purses of any size. There is a big need for plus sized gowns, sizes 16 and up.
The Allstate Foundation, the presenting sponsor of Coats for Kids and Gowns for Prom, announces this morning it is collecting new or slightly used gowns, shoes and purses at 40 Allstate Insurances Agencies throughout Western New York. The barrels will be in each location year round and residents can also donate winter coats, gloves, hats and scarves anytime.
Colvin Cleaners, an 87 years young family business in Kenmore, has partnered with The VSP Graphics Group to design and wrap several hundred barrels for collection year round...