Waterbury Youth Services’ Prom Project Boutique: More Than Just A Dress
Celebrating 21 Years of Making Dreams Come True
The Prom Project Boutique
83 Prospect St., Waterbury
Thursday, April 18th, 10am-2pm
This event is free and open to any high school teen in need of prom attire.
Prom season is almost here. To make that day as special as possible, Waterbury Youth Services wants offers free prom gowns, shoes, suits and accessories.
“Our Prom Project Boutique program is more than just giving away gowns and accessories,” says Deanna Krzykowksi, WYS’ Prom Project Leader. We empower teens and build their confidence by taking away the financial barriers to participate in this iconic high school experience.”
WYS’s Prom Project Boutique is bursting at the seams with beautiful dresses and suits of all designs and sizes. All of WYS’ prom attire and accessories will be offered free of charge thanks to the generous donations of formal ware from local bridal shops, businesses and individuals in the community. WYS’ boutique like atmosphere will be set up with personal shoppers and mirrors to assist students in picking their dresses and suits. WYS will also have a vendor area complete with shoes, accessories, and hair and make-up tips.
There are a limited number of registrations available for April 18th. Interested teens can sign up here.
For teens unable to attend the April 18th event, WYS will offer the following Prom Project Boutique hours:
April 22- May 20
This is the second year all students (not just girls) are invited to participate in Prom Project Boutique. WYS was the first organization to host a Prom Project event in the Greater Waterbury area in 1998. Since then, WYS has served thousands of teens, ensuring they don’t miss out on high school’s most formal dance.