Lighthouse For The Blind Of The Palm Beaches is currently accepting gently worn gowns and suits and jackets for an up coming pop-up boutique. (See press release below) I went to my closet and founds lots of dresses that I donated, shoes too!
I reached out to Terri Neil, their Director of Marketing and Development!.
Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches Now Accepting Gently Worn Gala Fashions for new Pop “UpScale” Boutique
West Palm Beach, FL (June 10, 2021) – Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches is now accepting gently worn ladies and men’s gala fashions for their new event theLighthouse Pop “UpScale” Boutiquescheduled for Friday, September 24. Ladies and men can donate now through September 15th gently worn gala and prom dresses, wedding, cocktail, luncheon and semi-formal attire including clothes, scarfs, shoes, handbags and accessories.
“This creative idea came to fruition from an idea the Southern Dames of the Palm Beaches had, to donate all of their formal attire to help dress guests for the 75th Anniversary Eye Ball coming in December of this year,” said Mary Allen, Director at the Lighthouse. “The ladies said their clothes were just too nice to give-away so why not help Lighthouse. From there the idea just took off, as often invitees to weddings, parties and galas are looking for affordable formal wear.”
To donate, drop off clean, non-stained, gently worn formal items of all sizes to the Lighthouse at 5601 Corporate Way, Suite #210 in West Palm Beach Monday through Friday 10 am – 4 pm. Please no jeans, undergarments, children’s clothes or furniture, housewares or books –clothing only. All donors will receive a tax donation receipt as items are tax deductible according to Federal Law.
Then - Save the Date for Friday, September 24 for the PopUpScale Boutique sale 11 am – 4 pm at Lighthouse for the Blind. All proceeds will benefit Lighthouse for the Blind programs. For more information on Lighthouse’s services, events or to make a financial donation, visitwww.lhpb.orgor call 561-586-5600.
About Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches:
Founded in 1946, The Lighthouse is a private, nonprofit agency providing education and rehabilitation services to people who are blind or visually impaired in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. Lighthouse serves thousands of individuals of all ages: babies, children, teens, adults and seniors. No fees are charged for eligible persons. The Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches is fully accredited by the National Accreditation Council for the Blind and Low Vision (NAC), and is also a member of Florida Agencies Serving the Blind (FASB). For more information visitwww.lhpb.orgor call 561-586-5600.
Here are some photos of me in the dresses!