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Long Island Group Accepting Prom Dress Donations

Several drop off points named in Huntington.

The Long Island Volunteer Center will accept donated prom dresses and accessories at several Huntington locations in April.

All items received will be distributed to girls of families across Long Island who cannot easily absorb the expense of a new gown for their prom, awards ceremony or graduation event, according to event organizers.

High school guidance counselors, at-risk youth agencies, group homes and church outreaches made the program available to more than 1,300 girls from 65 schools and non-profit organizations in 2011, according to the LIVC.

Drop off points include:

  • April 15: The Community Room of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church (Community Room), 53 Prospect Rd. in Centerport from from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 
  • April 22: The Villanova Alumni Association at  from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • April 22: From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the , 60 Main St. 

For more information, contact the Long Island Volunteer Center at (516) 564-5482 or visit the organizations' website.

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