NEW YORK — Though promenade can be enjoyable for numerous large university college students, the price tag of dressing up can be stress filled, but hundreds of youngsters in the Bronx have had that tension lifted.
As CBS2’s Nick Caloway reviews, they’re going to get to rejoice the huge evening for cost-free.
Innumerable center and substantial schoolers stopped by a prom shop in the basement of the Promised Land Covenant Church to get outfitted for the large night.
“I feel fantastic. Yeah, I sense great. I sense magnificent,” eighth grader Angel Millan stated.
There have been hundreds of satisfies and attire to opt for from, all donated and all priced the similar: free.
The Bronx District Attorney’s Place of work, together with Bronx Trend 7 days, set jointly the promenade shop, all about empowering youthful people.
“This is additional than just providing a garment,” explained Flora Montes, with Bronx Vogue Week. “When you set on a little something, you truly feel very good about oneself, your self-esteem, your self confidence.”
The dresses might be free, but the students’ reaction: priceless.
“I identified one thing that, like, it fits me so properly. And it truly is very. So yeah, I’m so happy,” eighth grader Margarita Capitia said.
Twelfth grader Ada Marie Burgos picked out two dresses — a person for promenade and one for graduation.
“I truly like it. And I want to say ‘thank you,'” she explained.
After prom, learners can return the clothing so that an individual else can use them next year, or they can preserve them.