Operation PROM Kicks Off 13th Prom Season in New York

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With 6 locations in New York State, Operation PROM plans to distribute thousands of dresses to students in need.

'Prom is a rite of passage, and every teen should be able to attend regardless of their financial status,' says Operation PROM Founder and President, Noel D’Allacco.

As the 2016 Prom season quickly approaches, Operation PROM is preparing to distribute thousands of dresses throughout New York state. With chapters in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Hopewell Junction and its home base, Westchester County, the organization is set to hit a record numbers of donations this year. In fact, Macy’s has donated over 5,000 brand new prom dresses as part of their “Buy One, Give One” campaign. Designers including Ralph Lauren, Adrianna Papell, Saboroma, and PromGirl.com have also donated generous amounts of new dresses this prom season.

“Prom is a rite of passage, and every teen should be able to attend regardless of their financial status,” says Operation PROM Founder and President, Noel D’Allacco. High school seniors in good academic standing and who are need of a dress can pre-register online at http://www.OperationPROM.org, or contact a chapter director in their area.

The upcoming events in New York include:

Queens
April 9 | 12pm-4pm
Forestdale Inc.
67-35 112th St., Forest Hills, NY 11375

May 14 | 11am-3pm
Rochdale Village, Inc.
169-65 137th Ave., Jamaica, NY 11434

Candace Hutson, NY Regional Director, 347-452-8937 candace(at)helpprom(dot)org

Brooklyn
April 16 | 11am-4pm
UAI Math & Science
283 Adams St., Brooklyn, NY 11201

Shaniqua Schloss & Dawn Simon, Brooklyn Directors, 347-543-9484 shaniqua(at)helpprom(dot)org or dawn(at)helpprom(dot)org

Upper Manhattan
April 16 | 12pm-4pm (By appointment, limited spaces available)
Macy’s Herald Square
151 West 34th Street, NY, NY 10001

Katherine & Altagracia Hiraldo, Manhattan Directors, 646-606-4651 umchapterop(at)gmail(dot)com

White Plains
April 29 | 1-5pm -and- April 30 | 10am-2pm
The Westchester County Center
198 Central Ave, White Plains, NY 10606

Noel D’Allacco, Founder & President, 914-633-1600 noeld(at)helpprom(dot)org

Lower East Side
April 30 | 10am-4pm
The Carsten Institute
290 Madison Ave, NY, NY 10017

Sydney Katz, Director, Lower East Side sydney_katz(at)horacemann(dot)org

Hopewell Junction
CVS Plaza (By appointment, distribution through June)
415 NY Route 376 @ NY Route 82, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

Nicole Cappoccitti, Director, Mid-Hudson Valley, 845-226-0800 penelope(at)helpprom(dot)org

For more information, visit http://www.OperationPROM.org or contact Noel D’Allacco at 914-633-1600 noeld(at)helpprom(dot)org

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