NewsLocal NewsIn Your NeighborhoodDelta Twp - Grand Ledge


Ever After Opportunities begins prom dress giveaways after last weekend's fashion show

Local organization, Ever After Opportunities, has been collecting dresses from the community and now they're ready to be given to those who are in need of a prom dress
Posted at 2:11 PM, Mar 26, 2023

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A group of Mid-Michigan high school girls took the runway for a good cause in the Lansing Mall, as prom season approaches.

"I just felt like pretty princess. I just felt like this was the moment I walked in."

This was the goal for everyone walking in the Ever After Opportunities fashion show last Saturday.

"'It was really, really exciting to see girls from so many different schools come in and participate," said Rebecca Moccardine, President of Ever After Opportunities.

Each of the girls participating the fashion show had different reasons being there.

"It's for a very good cause. So like if I can come out here and help promote it. I would love to," said Maddy S., a junior at Holt High School.

That cause is giving local girls all of these prom dresses free of charge so they can feel beautiful for their special night.

"There's so many families that struggle between bills and food, you know, and finding that beautiful dress to make them feel like a princess is often out of reach for a lot of families," said Rebecca.

Rebecca started the Ever After Opportunities organization with that in mind. She says none of this would be possible without the community.

"It's because of women from the community that have come in and donated the dresses. To the girls. My heart is completely full," she explained.

Starting this week, Ever After Opportunities will be giving away dresses every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to girls who are in need of prom dresses.

The organization is also always accepting more community sponsors and dress donations of all sizes, with a strong need for plus-size dresses.

Want to see more local news? Visit the FOX47News Website.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox.

Select from these options: Neighborhood News, Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines, and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Asya Lawrence Headshot.jpg

Asya Lawrence

1:07 PM, Jun 15, 2022

Your Neighborhood Reporter

Asya Lawrence

FOX 47 News Neighborhood Newsletter