Free prom dresses will be given away to local high school kids who need them. The Butterfly Effect Project will have its annual Prom Dress Giveaway on Sunday, March 14th, 11 AM - 5 PM at the Northgate Mall.  All dresses will be given away free. There is no waitlist or priority list. You must have your high school ID or a recent report card.  It will be a fun event with a full red carpet runway, free photos with the magic mirror, and giveaways.

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The mission of the Butterfly Project, formerly the Cinderella Project, is to support young adults statewide. Their goal is to provide educational outreach and community-based projects that are designed for teenagers to build their confidence and self-esteem. The Butterfly Project accepts community donations of new and/or gently used formal dresses, formal shoes and accessories.  They give everything at no cost to high-school girls in need hoping to transform lives. Through the outpouring support of the community, this has helped many young ladies.  Many girls around Acadiana look forward to the annual dress giveaway.

A few weeks ago, the Butterfly Project did a Facebook post asking for 60 dresses in 60 days.  They said “almost as a joke”, they shared the Dress Diaries’ Facebook page and asked for dresses.  Needless to say, they were shocked when the owner of Dress Diaries responded to them promising to support their event. They so generously donated 25 gorgeous formal gowns. The owner said he wants to make sure every girl, no matter what their size or style, have options. By the way, the dresses that were donated by Dress Diaries were not clearance items or damaged goods.  This is why I love Acadiana.  For more information, contact kangelety@gmail.com.

 

DROP OFF LOCATIONS:

New Day Community Outreach - 337-264-7128

800 W. Congress St., Suite B or C, Lafayette

Monday – Friday, 9-4

 

Cajun Creations Gifts & More - 227-889-3647

600 St. Landry St. , Lafayette

Monday- Friday 10 - 6, Saturdays 10-2

 

Cheraki Beauty -  337-345-8649

3400 Moss St. Lafayette

Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 6

 

The Skin Loft Med Spa - 337-534-8556

500 Settlers Trace, Suite 3, Lafayette

Monday 9-3, Tuesday – Friday 9-6:30

 

Louisiana Christian School - 337-332-3740

1545 Broussard Hwy. Breaux Bridge

Monday -Friday 7-5:30

 

Magnolia Salon & Parlour - 337-534-8259

2833 Johnston St. Lafayette

Tuesday -Friday 9-6, Saturday 9-2

 

 

Ann Raush State Farm Insurance - 337-856-5314

810 S. Blaise Lane,  Suite F, Youngsville

Monday – Friday 9-5