WGIRLS Inc. created Project Granting Lasting Amazing Memories (G.L.A.M) to provide economically disadvantaged young women with prom dresses and accompanying accessories so they are able to enjoy the rite of passage of high school prom. To date, WGIRLS Inc. has outfitted over 13,000 young women in need for prom.
If you are you a teacher, guidance counselor or social worker in the 5 boroughs of New York City and work with young women, you can register students that meet the following criteria: They are economically disadvantaged, have strong school attendance records, are passing all of their classes, and are on track to graduate in 2018.
How to Donate Gowns and Accessories
Individual Donations: Please make sure that your gown(s) meet the criteria listed below and then mail to the address below. We suggest choosing the least expensive method to mail your items. There is no need to send the items priority, etc.
Corporate Donations: If you are a company interested in making a donation of NEW gowns, accessories or products please contact us directly at email@example.com. A representative will contact you to help to coordinate the logistics. WGIRLS Inc. provides tax receipt information for all corporate donations.*
Donation Criteria: We have limited storage space for gowns and limited resources to sort through donations. Therefore, before you donate to Project G.L.A.M please ensure that it meets the following criteria.
- The gown(s) must be clean
- The gown(s) must be from 2008 or later (unless it is black)
- The gown(s) must be prom appropriate. We can not use knit dresses, casual day dresses, etc.
- Please do not send shoes
WGIRLS Inc. Project G.L.A.M
33 Largo Lane
Clark, NJ 07066
Questions? Read our FAQ's.
*WGIRLS Inc. does provide tax receipts, however the receipts are not itemized tax receipts of your donation. The tax receipt we provide simply acknowledges your donation and leaves it up to you and your tax adviser to determine the value of the donation. If you would like a tax receipt sent to you then please include a note with your email address in the package. Receipts are only provided via email.
Volunteer at Project G.L.A.M
We are in need of people to volunteer to help with event set-up, distribute dresses, and break down the NYC pop-up shop in the Spring of 2018.