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Proms have become a rite of passage for so many of our students located in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Once Upon a Gown has teamed up with SEAC, Inc. to minimize the clothing costs often associated with attending a prom.  Once Upon a Gown is an annual one-stop shop event whose purpose is to provide students who may not have financial means access to gently used prom gowns, shoes, suits, tuxedos, and/or accessories. Through this project, DC. Maryland, and Virginia communities have the opportunity to support these students by donating or seeking donations of gently used formal attire and accessories. 



Once Upon a Gown is looking for volunteers for our annual dress drive! If interested in volunteering on event day or in preparation of event, please send an email or call us. 

EVENT photos

Check out some highlights from our 1st and 2nd Annual PG Prom Project events!


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