This past Saturday hundreds of high school students waited patiently to comb through about a thousand formal dresses and a few racks of men’s suits for the annual Once Upon a Prom dress giveaway.Â Held this year in association with Operation Pretty & Polished and State Farm Insuranceat the Boys & Girls Club of Greater [...]
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The charity Once Upon a Prom (OUAP), which provides inner city high school girls with prom dresses for no cost yearly during their annual dress drive, held a fundraiser last Friday night at 19th Bar & Restaurant.Â The theme being “Get Elfed Up” hosts Ashley Taylor (co-founder of OUAP), Marybeth Coleman, Sarah Baker, Hadley Gamble [...]
In case you haven’t become numb to the pending holidays because you’ve fallen victim to attack of the August Christmas decorÂ (think every department store within a 10 mile radius, seriously people, why even take down the decorations? Why not have them up all year?) – the “holidays” are literally right around the corner.Â Eeek.Â [...]
While it’s not everyday we can feel like a princess (or marry a prince for that matter), with Once Upon a Prom, the D.C. based-charity which raises funds for girls’ high school scholarships as well as collects organizes, and distributes dresses and gowns appropriate for prom, every girl can.Â This past Sunday, which was a [...]
High school prom should be a fun and special experience for every young woman and man.Â As cheesy (and I do mean “cheesy” in the most respectful way) as we may remember ours, it was still a memorable, laughable rite of passage during the years when the littlest things meant making or breaking our very [...]
Once Upon a Prom is hosting a “Sip, Shop & Support” at the adorable boutique Ella Rue at 3236 P Street, NW. From 5pm-7:30pm ladies can sip champagne and shop while supporting the 501 (c) (3) with the 10% back to OUAP, then at 7:30pm, Peacock Cafe (a Punch favorite) will offer a special Ella [...]
As we had previously posted, January is the month when we look back and are mindful of the misfires we’d like to see never more as well as the stellar moments we’d like to see repeated.Â We also look ahead to plan and consider better, bigger, and happier times in the coming year.Â Proudly, our [...]