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Project Prom
A Tikkun Olam Event
Apr 17th, 2018 - Apr 19th, 2018 11 AM to 4 PM | 11 AM to 6 PM

10 East 66th Street (Blumenthal Hall)
Donation drop-off: One East 65th Street
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Once again, Temple Emanu-El will help more than 200 young ladies in the
New York City area to shine at their spring proms. In partnership with Park Avenue Synagogue, we will provide a “boutique” shopping experience aimed at outfitting more than 250 low-income high school girls.

The girls who attend Project Prom are recommended by their guidance counselors or parent coordinators and come from public schools around the city as well as several other community organizations that Temple Emanu-El works with regularly. Last year, we hosted girls from Liberty High School, Manhattan Bridges High School, Hunter’s College Now program, Foster Pride, High School for Fashion Industries, among many others. One of the most important goals of this event is to enable the girls to shop, along with volunteer “personal shoppers,” so that they may experience the excitement of getting ready for the prom and celebrate their achievements. To make Project Prom a success again this year, we are seeking donations of special-occasion dresses, shoes, accessories and cosmetics.

Read about our 2017 event »

There are three easy ways for you to participate:

• Drop off donations of NEW and gently used, youthful looking spring/summer formal dresses,
   heels, handbags, wraps, jewelry and other fashionable accessories, as well as NEW sealed
   cosmetics to Emanu-El’s 65th Street lobby.

• Help set up on Tuesday, April 17 from 11 AM to 4 PM

• Assist girls with dress selections on Wednesday, April 18
   and Thursday, April 19 from 11 AM to 6 PM

Temple members interested in volunteering should contact the Tikkun Olam Committee. Please provide your contact information, as well as the days and times you are available to help.

Note: All donations to Temple Emanu-El’s Project Prom are tax deductible. Please provide a detailed inventory
of items to us, and we will provide a letter for tax purposes. Donations should be delivered to: Temple Emanu-El,
One East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065, Attn: Tikkun Olam.

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