Brides Against Breast Cancer Asks for Dresses

5 years 4 months 6 days ago Wednesday, March 13 2013 Mar 13, 2013 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 6:28:00 PM CDT March 13, 2013 in News
By: Michelle Schuelke
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JEFFERSON CITY - Brides Against Breast Cancer, which makes it possible for future brides to purchase designer wedding gowns, is seeking more donations.

Natalie Imhoff, owner of The Bridal Solution, is hosting an event in Columbia April 14. "It is a bridal flea market where past brides and brides to be can come buy, sell and exchange wedding items of all kinds," said Imhoff.

The event will bring together former brides and new brides. "We wanted to kind of marry the two," said Imhoff.

It is a national non-profit organization,which makes it possible for future brides to purchase designer wedding gowns at dramatic savings ranging from $99 to $799 with some gowns valued up to $8,000.The proceeds from these events go directly to provide support, education and hope for those impacted by cancer.

A local event on April 14 called the Wed Exchange is collecting gowns to be resold to aid the charity. Gowns can be gently used and must be dry cleaned. Dresses can be dropped off at Victoria's Bridal Boutique and Formal Wear in Jefferson City or the day of at the Wed Exchange. 

Ashley Ritter is a show manager with Brides Against Breast Caner and said, "We bring about 700 discounted designer gowns with us and the girls come in. We have a ton of exclusive wedding vendors."

"Wedding gown sales are an important fundraising program for Brides Against Breast Cancer. Our organization makes it possible for future brides around the country to purchase wedding gowns at dramatic savings, and give back," said Amy Paulishak, VP Business Development, Brides Against Breast Cancer.

"This time in the economy, people are always looking for a way to save. And brides spend a lot of money on their wedding as is. So it is a way for them to be able to earn back some of that money that they spent on their wedding and also help out brides to be that are looking for a deal or who can't afford wedding decor of their own," said Imhoff.

"At the end of the day it is all about the happy brides and raising money. So we want everyone to leave there with a smile, leave there with the discounted designer gown and have a great wedding, great life and raise money and help people," said Ritter.

Seventy one cents of every dollar raised from our "Nationwide Tour of Gowns" goes to free programs and services for those impacted by cancer.

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