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3/6/2016 St. Pete News
Belle of the Ball to Give Free Prom Dresses and Accessories to In-Need High School Girls

Belle of the Ball to Give Free Prom Dresses and Accessories to In-Need High School Girls

Belle of the Ball Project will provide Prom dresses and accessories to in-need, low-income high school girls on four Saturdays this spring: March 19, April 9 and 23, and May 7, at its new boutique location, 1210 Holt Avenue, Clearwater. The hours are 10am to 2 pm. The charity is no longer located in the Seminole Mall. Over 260 girls from Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Polk and Citrus counties received dresses during homecoming season.
Dresses are available to all greater Tampa Bay area in-need, high school girls only. We respect the honor system. No referral letter is necessary. No appointment needed. A $1 to $5 donation is requested but not necessary.

For low-income, in-need, high school girls attending high school dances only.

Donations of dresses and accessories can also be made at the distributions, dates/times listed above. For other convenient year-round donation sites and more information about Belle of the Ball Project call 727-386-4502 or visit our web site: www.belleoftheballproject.com or Facebook at Belle of the Ball

Belle of the Ball`s mission statement is “No girl should be denied the opportunity to attend her high school dance because of financial difficulty" Since 2003, over 4,500 dresses have been given to needy girls in 11 area counties.

Here is a TV article:
http://www.wtsp.com/video/2310552492001/53147622001/Making-a-Difference-Bell-of-the-Ball  
The School Board of Pinellas County is neither sponsoring nor affiliated with this event.

PRESS CONTACT ONLY
Joe Marteski
Chief Operating Officer
Belle of the Ball, Inc.www.belleoftheballproject.com  
joemarteski@live.com  
727-580-0891