Abby's Closet hosts 12th annual prom gown giveaway

Abby's Closet hosts 12th annual prom gown giveaway (KATU).

Local nonprofit, Abby's Closet, is hosting its 12th annual 'Prom Gown Giveaway' this weekend at the Oregon Convention Center.

The two-day event gives high school girls a chance to shop for a free dress of their dreams at the largest prom gown closet in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

More than 7,000 dresses are featured at the event ranging in sizes from 0-26. All the dresses have been donated to Abby's Closet throughout the year by various retail shops and individuals across the country.

Gown accessories are also given away to each attendee at no cost.

High School students must present their student ID or proof of high school registration to receive a free dress.

The event is free and open to the public from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday April 2, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday April 3.

Click HERE for more information.

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