Help get Cinderella to the ball: Formal gowns needed for Cinderella Project

January 07, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 7, 2014)—The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is sponsoring its annual Cinderella Project, which provides gently worn formal, bridesmaid and prom dresses for young women who lack the financial resources to buy a gown for their high school prom.

Clean dresses in all sizes, as well as evening bags, jewelry, shoes and other accessories, are needed. Donations can be dropped off at any of the following locations. Drop off locations will be added to as they become available.

Aiken (through Feb. 17)
Maxwell Law Firm, 225 Chesterfield St., NW, Aiken
Maxwell Law Firm, 516 West Ave., N. Augusta
Boutique: March 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Aiken Maxwell Law Firm

Anderson (Feb. 3 through March 26)
105 West Boutique, 105 W. Pickens St., Abbeville
Blake & Brady Boutique, 140 N. Main St., Anderson
Community First Bank, 449 Bypass 123, Seneca
Larry C. Brandt PA, 3691 Blue Ridge Blvd., Walhalla
Senerius & Tye, Attorneys at Law, 517 N. McDuffie St., Anderson
TL Hanna, 2600 Hwy. 81, Anderson
Boutique: April 5, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Anderson

Columbia (through March 7)
M Boutique, 702 Cross Hill Rd., Ste. 400, Columbia
Richardson Plowden, 1900 Barnwell St., Columbia
Rogers Townsend, 220 Executive Center Dr., Columbia
WLTX-TV, 6027 Garners Ferry Rd., Columbia
Lexington Chamber of Commerce, 311 W. Main St., Lexington
LICS, 216 Harmon St., Lexington
Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce, 1248 Lake Murray Blvd., Irmo
Chapin Chamber of Commerce, 302 Columbia Ave., Chapin
W. Metro Chamber of Commerce, 1006 12th St., Cayce
Boutique: March 15, from 9 a.m. to noon at Brookland Baptist Church

Greenville (through March 5)
Carolina Bride and Groom, 109 Fairview Pointe Dr., Greenville
Christophillis & Gallivan PA, 300 N. Main St., Ste. 200, Greenville
SaVvy, 1803 Augusta St., Greenville
Boutique: March 22, from 9 a.m. to noon at Aldersgate United Methodist Church

Greenwood (through March 10)
Pink Cricket, Inc, 118B Crosscreek Connector, Greenwood
Boutique: March 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greenwood Mall

Orangeburg (through March 8)
Avinger Law Firm, 8829 Old Number Six Hwy., Santee, 29142
Jeffries Law Firm, 1031 Middleton St., 29116
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce, 155 Riverside Dr., 29116
The Regional Medical Center Canteen, 3000 St. Matthews Rd., 29118
Boutique: Feb. 22, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the St. Andrews United Methodist Church Family Life Center

Boutiques in each city provide the girls an opportunity to “shop” for dresses at no cost. Girls from all area schools are invited to attend and must bring their student ID.

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The YLD includes all members of the S.C. Bar under age 36 and those with less than five years membership.

The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 14,500 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.