Interview: Project PROMise

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SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — How much does it cost to go to prom?

A leading prom dress retailer says this year the average cost for a couple is $1,900. Girls alone will spend close to $600.

Project PROMise is working to help students go to prom. For the second year, it’s offering dresses, jewelry, shoes and more.

Bonnie Hylton and Shanea Davis from Brattain House joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to explain more about their group and what you can do to help.

If you’d like to donate money, dresses, suits, tuxes, jewelry or shoes to Project PROMise, all goods and services as well as monetary donations are tax deductible.

To donate, contact Brattain House Family Center, located at 1030 “G” St. in Springfield or call (541) 744-2581  or (541) 744-6769.

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