For many high school girls, going to the prom is an event anticipated for years â€“ but not going to the prom because the family canâ€™t afford a formal dress can be devastating. Project PROMiseâ„¢ is Highline Schools Foundationâ€™s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given to local students in need so they can attend their prom in style! For the 9th Annual Project PROMiseâ„¢, the Highline Schools Foundation is collecting beautiful new and gently worn formal dresses and gowns, shoes and accessories from throughout our community. Highline Public School high school students in need will be invited to â€œgo shoppingâ€ this spring, for the perfect dress and accessories for their prom. The dresses are offered to the students to keep, or they may return them to the Foundation to be used the following year.
If you have new or gently worn dresses, shoes, jewelry and accessories, email or call the Foundation at 206.248.5196.VIDEO: Now, Adara and 82 other Highline girls are looking forward to celebrating prom with their classmates this spring: Project PROMise: A Cinderella Story from Highline Public Schools on Vimeo. Volunteers Needed Project PROMise is a full day event where Highline Public School students in need get the chance to â€œgo shoppingâ€ for the perfect prom dress, shoes and accessories â€“ all for free! It takes many volunteers to make this event special for these young women. We hope you will be part of this rewarding outreach program. Our volunteers make this event happen!