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Hearst Magazines’ DonateMyDress the first national campaign designed to encourage girls to donate their special occasion dresses to their peers who cannot afford to finance the costly experience of going to a special occasion formal. Today, they announced the winners of its 2012 Purple Dress Awards which recognize the five most outstanding organizations in the US who contribute to DonateMyDress, including Chicago's own, Princess Closet.
Princess Closet collected 2,000 dresses and served more than 800 girls in 2011, working hard to encourage donations, schedule dress drives and organize Dream Day events, with motivational speakers. Princess Closet has also created two of their own scholarship funds. Congratulations and we look forward to seeing another year of their outstanding efforts working with young women in the community.
· Donate My Dress [Official Site]
· Princess Closet [Official Site]