STUDENTS WILL HAVE WHAT THEY NEED FOR THE PROM IN HOUSTON!

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HISD Homeless Education Office to donate 1,000-plus prom dresses, formal attire to students in need

 

What:                  The Houston Independent School District Homeless Education Office will provide free dresses, tuxedos, shoes, and accessories to hundreds of homeless and at-risk high school seniors planning to go to prom.

 

                              The second annual Project Prom event will be held on Saturday, April 8. Students will be able to select formal attire from a wide selection that includes more than 1,000 dresses, 1,500 men’s blazers, and 1,500 men’s pants. Hundreds of students will receive the items they need to attend their senior prom, thanks to the support of the Bee Busy Wellness Center, City of Houston Health Department, United Way, Career Gear, Carla’s Closet, and This Woman’s Work.

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The event also will include motivational speakers and special performances by the Whidby Elementary School Dolls Twirling Team and local comedian Chinedu Oju. College and career resources as well as health services, including meningitis shots which are required for all incoming Texas college students, will also be provided.

 

The HISD Homeless Education Office is a grant-funded program that currently serves approximately 6,000 homeless students throughout the district.

 

 

Who:                    HISD high school seniors

 

When:                 Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

Where:               Third Ward Multi-Service Center, 3611 Ennis St., Houston 77004

6 Comments

  1. Tandy April 5, 2017 5:49 pm 

    I have many dresses and two suits I would like to donate. How do I donate before Friday? Can I drop them off at the Third Ward Multi-Service Center?

  2. Jackie April 5, 2017 5:53 pm 

    I have several dresses I would like to donate. Who can I contact?

  3. Charles Chatman April 6, 2017 10:54 pm 

    My name is Charles Chatman with Chatman Studios Photography, a local Houston based photography company. I would like to donate one (1) free 4×6 framed photo for each prom student. Please contact me for further details.

  4. Charles I Chatman April 6, 2017 10:54 pm 

    My name is Charles Chatman with Chatman Studios Photography, a local Houston based photography company. I would like to donate one (1) free 4×6 framed photo for each prom student. Please contact me for further details.

  5. Albert Trotter April 20, 2017 11:21 am 

    i am late ,the date has passed,,but it was a very great move,,

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