In February, Comerica Bank announced they were accepting gently used formal dresses and accessories for a Prom Dress Drive to benefit teenage girls in foster care served by East Dallas-based Dallas CASA.

CASA reached out to us this week to say the Comerica Bank prom dress drive was a “resounding success,” according to spokeswoman Rosanne Lewis.

Throughout the month of February, there were almost 800 dresses donated at participating Comerica locations for girls in foster care, plus shoes, purses, jewelry and accessories, she says.

“We had about 50 girls come to shop in our Treehouse ’boutique,'” she explains. “There was a makeup artist on site to give mini makeovers and two of our Children’s Council members volunteered to alter the dresses for a perfect fit. The girls were so excited to browse through all the beautiful dresses and select the one they wanted to wear for their special night.”

Looking forward, CASA is hosting an event to kickoff Child Abuse Prevention Month at Dallas CASA on April 10, which will be followed by the patron party for Cherish the Children underwriters on April 22 and the Cherish the Children luncheon on May 7 at the Dallas Country Club.

Go to Dallas CASA’s website for more and check out the photos below of the fitting. Click the tabs to enlarge:

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