July 1, 2022


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League of Bend help in loaning promenade clothes to native youngsters

Beginning subsequent week, Help League of Bend will mortgage new or evenly worn promenade clothes to native teenagers in want by way of Cinderella’s Closet program.

The group has been lending brief and lengthy formal clothes, footwear, purses and jewellery totally free since 2018.

“We had the chance to acquire 90 clothes from an Assist League chapter in Southern California that ran the same program,” stated Janet Martin, vice chairman of philanthropic applications. “When this chapter determined to discontinue its program, Help League of Bend jumped on the likelihood to open Cinderella’s Closet right here in central Oregon.”

Clothes have been donated to this system over time by Macy’s, the Bridal Suite, and numerous neighborhood supporters, they usually now have over 800 clothes of their assortment.

Cinderella’s Closet will probably be open Wednesday, April 13, 20, and 27 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 16, 23, and 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the league’s chapter home at 210 SE Urania Lane in Bend.

“Along with saving the expense of shopping for a promenade costume or going dwelling, I feel college students respect this system’s reuse and recycling ethos,” stated Kim Rush, president of Cinderella’s Closet. “And when most ladies solely put on a costume as soon as, why spend cash when you’ll be able to borrow one totally free?”

The shop options many distinctive clothes and has additionally obtained beauty donations from Mary Kay and Thrive Causemetics.

To be taught extra about Cinderella’s Closet, go to their web site at https://www.assistanceleague.org/bend/philanthropic-programs/cinderellas-closet/.