PA (February 2, 2017) – For the ninth consecutive
year, Dauphin County ’s Northern Dauphin Human Services Center (NDHSC) is offering
free prom gowns and accessories to high school girls who cannot otherwise
afford them as part of Project Prom Wear.
“We want to be a resource for struggling
families,” said Commissioner George P. Hartwick, III, who oversees the county
Human Services Department and the NDHSC. “This program gives local students the
opportunity to attend their proms and build special memories.”
Beginning in February, dozens of beautiful gowns
in a variety of sizes and styles will be available. Teens who are interested in finding a gown
can visit the center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays or call the center to schedule
“The success of Project Prom Wear rests on the
generosity of donors who make this program possible,” said Chairman Jeff Haste.
The NDHSC accepts donations of new or gently used
prom gowns, shoes, purses and accessories throughout the year.
“Donations are still being accepted at the
center,” said Commissioner Mike Pries. “Thanks to this annual program and the many
generous people who have donated items, dozens of teens who may not otherwise be
able to afford going to prom will now be able to attend.”
The NDHSC is located at 295 State Dr. in
Elizabethville. For more information, or to schedule an appointment,
please call 717-905-2700.