PromGirl.com Donates Prom Dresses to Support Cancer Research

Dresses for a Cure receives a donation of hundreds of prom dresses, shoes and accessories to use in their fight against cancer.

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2009 -- Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. PromGirl.com, (www.promgirl.com) an online retailer of formal dresses has chosen to support the fight against breast cancer with a donation to Dresses for a Cure of hundreds of new prom dresses, prom shoes and accessories. Dresses for a Cure collects all types of prom dresses and accessories to resell at special event sales during the year. The proceeds of these sales are used to support cancer research. This program supports the fight to find a cure for cancer as well as offers affordable dresses for the public. Their next sale will is scheduled for November 7, 2009, in Worcester, Massachusetts at Compton Place.

Tina Grindeland from Dresses for a Cure noted: "Dresses for a Cure is all about raising money to help fight cancer while making women feel special. Nothing makes a woman feel more special than a gorgeous evening gown, and that's what PromGirl has done. The dresses that PromGirl donated will make each woman feel unique and beautiful while at the same time helping to win the fight. It's a win-win for everyone." She added "PromGirl's dresses will be worn by several models at the Second Annual Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation's Survivor Fashion Show featuring Dresses for a Cure on November 22. The model's who are survivors look amazing in the dresses and are very excited about walking down the runway!"

PromGirl donated to Dresses for a Cure new merchandise from its huge selection of 2009 prom dreses, shoes, purses and pins. Commenting on the donation, David Wilkenfeld, President of PromGirl.com noted that: "We are delighted to be able to support the fight against cancer by providing these dresses, shoes and accessories. Breast cancer is leading killer of women. It is our hope that young women will find dresses and shoes to enjoy at prom and other formal events while making a contribution to cancer research. For us this is a win-win situation, for we have the opportunity assist in making women happy and beautiful and while fighting this deadly disease."