Non-Profit Organizations Partner to Makes Prom Special for Area High School Students

Two Local Non-Profits donate prom dresses to students in the Kansas City metropolitan area

(Kansas City, MO)-This year two local nonprofit organizations partner together so girls can have a memorable prom experience. Show Me Shoes Foundation and Julee's Prom Closet presents the 4th annual Prom in the City. Held at Penn valley community college on Saturday April 12, 2014 from 10:00am-3:00pm, girls from the Kansas City metropolitan area will be able to attend the event and receive a free prom dress. Over the past three years both organizations have been able to send over 500 girls to prom. This years Prom in the City guest speaker will be Tiffany Williams of UMKC cultural program. The young women will also participate in a girl’s empowerment session discussing topics on self-esteem, prom safety, higher education, and more. Along with choosing their perfect prom dress they will also receive free hair and makeup tips. Music will be provided by Kansas City's own DJ Diamond Diva to enhance this awesome experience while the girls try on dresses and mingle with their peers. Donations are currently being accepted for new or gently worn dresses in all sizes and colors. Shoes and accessories are also being accepted. Drop off locations are at The Gown Gallery located at 1901 Grand Blvd Kansas City, Mo and My'Shoe'Ri Boutique 11308 Blue Ridge Blvd Kansas City, Mo. Sponsors for Prom in the City 2014 are: HOT 103 Jamz, My'Shoe'Ri Boutique, Cake by Gia Genea, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Midwest Black Hair Magazine, Penn Valley Community College, Its Sugar, Stephen Kendall Photography, Viral Jam Media, and MD Graphics.

Students interested in participating can RSVP starting Friday March 28, 2014 at:

For more information visit or on Twitter @Show_MeShoes and @IamJuleeJonez

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