Gowns for Prom distributes record number of gowns

Posted at 4:17 PM, Apr 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-21 16:17:39-04

Colvin Cleaners announced they distributed a record-setting amount of gowns during their 13th annual Gowns for Prom program.

The Gowns for Prom program distributed 877 gowns and nearly 1,000 pieces of handmade jewelry to Western New York high school students.  

“We were overwhelmed by the generosity of Western New Yorkers who donated so many wonderful gowns.  It gave these young ladies so many to choose from and to see them so excited when they found the perfect gown makes it all worthwhile for all of us,” said Cyndee Billoni, who founded the program with her husband, Paul, President and CEO of Colvin Cleaners.   “We are also so appreciative of more than 125 volunteers over the three days, including all of the seamstresses, who made this work so well for everyone.”

Colvin Cleaners accepted donations at multiple locations to meet the demand, including over 40 All State Insurance offices and six Erie County Department of Motor Vehicles offices.

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