SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – Teen girls in need of a prom dress are invited to select a gown from the collection at the “Sister-to-Sister” Prom Shop hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency. The eighth annual “Sister-to-Sister” Prom Shop will be open March 30th, 31st, April 1st, 2nd, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th, from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 11th, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. In addition to new and gently-used dresses of all lengths and sizes, the Prom Shop will feature accessories like shoes, wraps, hand bags, and jewelry so that patrons can create the perfect ensemble. The “Sister-to-Sister” Prom Shop will offer gowns and accessories to any teen girl in need. Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.
The prom shop at Project Self-Sufficiency routinely distributes more than 200 dresses to teen girls each year, making it the largest distributor of gently-used formal wear in northwestern New Jersey. “We are anticipating that the need will continue to be great for many young women in our area,” commented Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director of Project Self-Sufficiency. “Attending the prom is a once in a lifetime event, and we are thankful that our community continues to help these young women to have a memorable evening by donating formal wear to the Sister-to-Sister Prom Shop year after year.”
Dresses and other types of formal wear are currently being accepted for display. The “Sister-to-Sister” Prom Shop is made possible by the Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency. For information about donating dresses to the Sister-to-Sister Prom Shop or to find out more about any of the programs at Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500.