Prom Dress Giveaway

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Do you have a fancy dress you are not using? The Vina Moses Center in Corvallis is collecting dresses for its annual Prom Dress Giveaway. The nonprofit provides clothing and financial assistance to low-income residents in Benton County. Every spring, the organization asks for donations of dresses, shoes, and accessories. The dresses … Continue reading »

Kindtree Holds Adult Prom

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s prom season and Saturday night there is a special prom for those who aren’t in high school anymore. The third annual Adult Prom is being held at the Vet’s Club Ballroom in Eugene. There is a silent auction and dance lessons. Proceeds from the adult prom go to the Kindtree Autism … Continue reading »

Interview: Project PROMise

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. … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Athletes Offered Free Prom

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove High School has been working on improving its sports programs, and in the process, has developed a council of student athletes, parents, and teachers to lead the way. That council recently decided to use funds raised to give some of the athletes a free trip to prom. The idea … Continue reading »

SHS Collects Prom Dresses, Formal Wear

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield High School is giving away prom dresses, and it’s hosting an event to try on the gowns this Friday. The program got started about four years ago. It’s designed to help students who can’t afford prom wear. Students say it feels good to give back to their peers. “It really helps … Continue reading »

Store Collects Prom Dress Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — Prom season is here. The cost to go to prom can add up–tickets, dinner, the dress. A local shop is helping students dress for the affair, and you can help. It’s a fundraiser called Once Upon a Prom. The event’s organizer Tami Dean joined us live on KEZI 9 News This Morning … Continue reading »