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New Or Gently Used Prom Dress, Suit Donations Sought By Montgomery Co.

Patch 2/4/2023 Deb Belt
Donations of gently used and new prom dresses and suits for students are being sought by Montgomery County Recreation. Through March 15 dresses, suits and prom accessories can be donated at Marilyn Praisner Community Recreation Center in Burtonsville. © Shutterstock Donations of gently used and new prom dresses and suits for students are being sought by Montgomery County Recreation. Through March 15 dresses, suits and prom accessories can be donated at Marilyn Praisner Community Recreation Center in Burtonsville.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD — Donations of gently used and new prom dresses and suits for students are being sought by Montgomery County Recreation. Through March 15 dresses, suits and prom accessories can be donated at Marilyn Praisner Community Recreation Center in Burtonsville.

The donation drive is organized by Montgomery County Recreation to ensure all high school students can attend their prom. “Praisner’s Project Prom Dress” giveaway event will be held Saturday, April 15, at the recreation center, 14906 Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville.

Three community recreation centers will also have specific donation drop-off dates.

Drop-off locations and dates:

  • Germantown Community Recreation Center, 18905 Kingsview Road, Germantown
    • Saturday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase
    • Saturday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center, 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville.
    • Feb. 1 - March 15, Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Potomac Community Recreation Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac
    • Saturday, Feb. 11 and Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Once collected, the items will be dry cleaned and displayed in a special formal boutique that will be held at Praisner Community Recreation Center. Any high school student, just by showing their school I.D. card, will be able to “shop the racks” and select one for free from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 15.

Praisner’s Project Prom Dress seeks to eliminate the financial obstacle of attending prom. WPGC 95.5 FM is co-sponsoring the event.

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