‘Purses’ Options

http://www.abbyscloset.org/

Abby’s Closet is an organization that aims to inspire confidence and respect in high school women by providing free formal gowns for prom and other memorable events.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.abilitiesunlimitedofvanburen.com/

Abilities Unlimited helps individuals with disabilities recognize their abilities, improve their quality of life and become productive members of their community. They help create jobs and encourage a strong and positive work ethic, a sense of one’s own personal responsibility and an individual’s commitment to contributing to their community. Abilities Unlimited also runs two resale stores that provide a training ground for the clients in their work programs.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.assistanceleaguesb.org/fundraising.html

Assistance League of Santa Barbara is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that develops and implements philanthropic programs to benefit children and adults in Santa Barbara County.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.bbbsn.org/

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada is a leader in youth mentoring services. They work to develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of youth in the community, ages 6 through 18.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://action.aac.org/site/PageServer?pagename=boomerangs_whatisboom

Boomerangs is owned and operated by AIDS Action Committee of MA, Inc., New England’s first and largest AIDS organization. All proceeds from Boomerangs support AIDS Action’s work to prevent new infections, support those affected and tackle the root causes of HIV/AIDS. 

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://careercloset.org/

Career Closet empowers women to re-enter the workplace equipped with everything they need to make a great first impression and land the job they want. Their services begin with business attire and interview advice, and ultimately give women the confidence to transcend their challenges of poverty, single motherhood and lack of education.

Stuff They Take: , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.catherinescloset.org/
 
Catherine Closet helps make High School girls’ dreams come true by dressing them in designer clothes for their prom. They also offer students the opportunity to complete community service hours with them.

Stuff They Take: , ,

Locations Served:

www.cssil.org

Christian Social Services of Illinois provides direct services to persons of all backgrounds with social and emotional needs across the continuum of life. CSSIL provides comprehensive adoption services, foster care, the St. John Bosco Children’s Center, individual, family and school counseling, senior employment services and referral services throughout Southern Illinois.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.cinderelladreams.net/

Cinderella Dreams is an organization that takes donated formal gowns and accessories, and gives them to girls in need so they can attend their prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.matt25clovis.com/cinderella_formals

Cinderella Formals collects gently used prom dresses and gives them to youth who cannot afford to buy their own.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.cinderellascloset.sanduskyspotlight.com/

Cinderella’s Closet provides formal wear to girls free of charge who could not otherwise afford to attend their prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.couragepickup.org/gd.donations/main/acceptableDonations.aspx

Courage Center is a non-profit rehabilitation and resource center that empowers people with disabilities to realize their full potential in every aspect of life. They use a holistic approach that includes comprehensive rehabilitation therapies, independent living services, drivers services, a community reintegration program, accessible aquatics and fitness programs, camps, and adapted sports and recreation programs. 

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.wcofe.org/

The Dreams Delivered Prom Boutique collects gently used dresses, shoes and accessories and provides them free to underprivileged girls who would otherwise not be able to afford to go to prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , ,

Locations Served:

www.everaftergowns.org

Ever After Gowns is dedicated to supporting young women by providing them with new and gently used formal gowns, shoes and accessories for their high school prom, free of charge.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

Fairygodmothersinc.com 

Fairy Godmothers, Inc. provides a special high school prom experience for qualified high school girls whose financial situations would make them otherwise unable to attend their prom by providing them with prom dresses, shoes and accessories.

Stuff They Take: , ,

Locations Served: ,

http://fairygoodmo.web705.discountasp.net/main/

Fairy Goodmothers is a nonprofit organization that takes donated dresses and gives them to any high school girl who lacks the financial ability to acquire her own dress for prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.glassslipperproject.org/

The Glass Slipper Project is a 100% volunteer based, non-profit organization that gives away free prom dresses and accessories to high school juniors and seniors in Chicago and surrounding areas. They collect new and almost-new formal dresses and accessories and provides them, free of charge, to students who are unable to purchase their own prom attire. 

Stuff They Take: , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.goodwillnm.org/

Goodwill Industries of New Mexico provides skill development, work opportunities and career-building services to people with barriers to employment.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

www.goodwilldenver.org

Goodwill Industries of Denver works with both teens and adults to help them get the education and training they need to obtain and sustain meaningful employment and improve their lives. Goodwill’s retail division funds highly successful programs in workforce development and help people find the tools to succeed at work and in life.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.hopecloset.com/

Hope Closet is a non-profit organization working to provide young women with the opportunity to attend special high school events with a dress of their choice regardless of financial constraints or limitations.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.hopeservices.org/

Hope Services helps people with developmental disabilities to be valued and participating members of their communities. They provide their clients with job training, job placement and independent living services.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served: , , , ,

http://www.housingworks.org

Housing Works provides housing, medical, prevention and support services for those living in New York.  Their mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.laceleadingladies.org/

L.A.C.E. collects dresses, shoes and accessories in order to give underprivileged young women an opportunity to be fabulous at their proms and graduations. 

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.mercyministries.org/splash.htm

Mercy Ministries provides group homes around the world that provide hope, healing and housing completely free-of-charge to young women, aged 13-28, who are seeking freedom from life-controlling problems such as drugs, abuse and self harm. 

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served: , , , ,

http://www.northshorefairygodmother.org/

The North Shore Fairy Godmother Project is an organization that collects donations of new and gently worn formal dresses and accessories and donates them to financially disadvantaged high school students in Massachusetts so they can attend their high school formal occasions in style.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.onesimplewish.org/prom

Project Prom is a program run by One Simple Wish that offers free prom gowns, shoes, jewelry and accessories to hundreds of girls served by their community partners.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

www.operationglassslipper.com

Operation Glass Slipper is dedicated to providing prom gowns and accessories free of charge to high school girls whose financial circumstances make it impossible for them to attend prom due to cost.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.pearlsclosetpromproject.com/

PEARLS Closet Prom Project collects dresses and accessories to give to deserving girls who cannot financially afford to go to the prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.princess-closet.org/

The Princess Closet collects donated dresses and accessories and gives them to deserving young girls for free, who otherwise would not be able to afford to go to prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.promprojectky.com/

Project Prom is an outreach program that provides formal attire to girls wishing to attend their prom, but lack the financial resources.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served: ,

http://www.prompossible.com/

Prom Possible is an organization that gives girls free dresses and accessories so that they can attend prom. These girls would not be able to go otherwise due to financial constraints.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served: ,

http://www.orgsites.com/ky/prom.project/

The Prom Project is an outreach program that provides formal attire to girls wishing to attend their prom, but lack the financial resources.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.apexumc.org

Prom Shoppe takes donated prom dresses and then gives them away free to girls who cannot afford to go to prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.jwcl.org/calendar/prom-wishes

Prom Wishes, formerly known as Fairy Tale Closet, is an annual event that collects prom dresses, shoes, purses, jewelry, accessories and cosmetics from the community. These items are then made available to high school girls in the community at a one-day boutique where they can select prom attire free of charge.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.davthriftstores.com/

Red Racks Thrift stores are owned and operated by the Disabled American Veterans, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of our nation’s veterans. When you shop or donate to Red Racks you’re helping provide education, housing, health and rehabilitation services at no cost to our military veterans. They also recycle just about everything under the sun, from old t-shirts to console televisions and everything in between.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

www.safenest.org

Safe Nest operates the only 24-hour emergency shelters in Las Vegas with undisclosed locations for the safety of battered women and children. Their services include 24 hour hotlines, counseling, advocacy, prevention programs, training and education for the general public.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.safepassagelives.org/

Safe Passage transforms abused women and their children to a new and better life by providing hope, opportunity and empowerment. Safe Passage clients have a 95% success rate in breaking the cycle of domestic violence and creating a new life for themselves. They provide counseling, physicals and workshops on self defense, finances, interviewing skills, job search and resume writing to name a few. 

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

www.safeplace.org

Safe Place provides safety for individuals and families affected by sexual and domestic violence. They help victims in their healing so they can move beyond being defined by the crimes committed against them and become survivors.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.safehouse-denver.org/

SafeHouse Denver serves victims of domestic violence and their children through both an emergency shelter and a non-residential Counseling and Advocacy Center. All of the women, children and youth who come to SafeHouse Denver have access to a full range of bilingual programming, including individual counseling, group sessions, advocacy and safety planning.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.svdpseattle.org/

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps their neighbors in need to prevent homelessness, hunger, power-shut offs and more. In addition to material assistance, they bring compassion and hope.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://successinstyle.org/

Success In Style’s (SIS) helps women and men to become employed and self-sufficient. They promote dignity and professionalism through appropriate business attire, practical fashion advice and interview counseling. They enhance their client’s appearance and help them conquer the initial barrier—first impressions.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served: ,

http://www.thecinderellaprojectofnh.org/

The Cinderella Project collects donations of new and gently worn formal dresses and accessories and donates them to financially disadvantaged high school students so they can attend their high school formal occasions in style. 

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://fairygodmotherproject.com/

The Fairy Godmother Project provides free dresses or tuxes for prom, graduation and homecoming to students who cannot afford to purchase them.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.formaldressproject.com/

The Formal Dress Project is a non-profit organization that collects new & gently-used formal attire & accessories and then allows eligible students the opportunity to shop for a dress at a very low cost.

Stuff They Take: , , ,

Locations Served:

http://novaglassslipper.org/Home_Page.html

The Glass Slipper Foundation of Northern Virginia’s mission is to help provide a special high school prom experience for high school girls whose financial situations are such that as otherwise would prohibit their ability to attend prom.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://theidealdress.org/

The Ideal Dress is a nonprofit organization that helps girls who are in financial need receive a dress and accessories for prom that were donated through their community.

Stuff They Take: , , , , ,

Locations Served:

https://sites.google.com/site/ucprom/home

The Perfect Prom Project provides high school girls with free prom dresses and accessories.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.promblitz.com/Home.html

The Prom Blitz Project was created in an effort to help young women attend their prom who would not be able to finance the experience on their own.

Stuff They Take: , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.rubyroomseattle.org/
 
The Ruby Room provides formal gowns to Seattle area high school girls who are unable to purchase their own dance attire. Dresses and accessories are collected throughout the year and made available at boutiques in the spring. Each girl is paired with a personal shopper volunteer who assists her in picking out the perfect gown.

Stuff They Take: , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.ywca-nm.org/Our_Sisters_Closet.aspx

Our Sister’s Closet provides free professional clothing for women who are entering or re-entering the workforce and who need appropriate attire for the office and job interviews. The program aims to help economically disadvantaged women work toward self-sufficiency.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

http://www.ywcabham.org/

The YWCA Central Alabama’s vision is to create a more caring community. They are a place of refuge. They respond to the needs of women and their families by providing hope and opportunities in a warm, family-like environment. Their programs and services focus on three major areas: child care, domestic violence services and affordable housing.

Stuff They Take: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Locations Served:

The provision of referrals for charities, ministries, donation sites and green companies is offered by The Stuff Stop as a referral service. We assume no responsibility for the actions or the services provided by any organization referred through this website.