Brides Against Breast Cancer Asks for Dresses

6 years 1 month 1 week 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
loading

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.

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA - The owner of Arch and Columns Pub said if the cases before the Supreme Court fail it will... More >>
9 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 10:22:00 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA – A year of fundraising will be celebrated by Race Matters, Friends for its bail fund Tuesday. The... More >>
11 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 8:03:00 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The Mayor's Task Force on Climate Action and Adaptation Planning released their draft plan Monday night at the... More >>
11 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 7:46:00 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in Continuous News
JEFFERSON CITY - Friends and family gathered Monday to see 87 people become United States citizens. The United States... More >>
13 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 6:21:00 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
MOBERLY - People in one Moberly neighborhood say they feel safe following someone fired a gun over the weekend. ... More >>
15 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 3:33:00 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - New census data shows, while Missouri’s population increased slightly last year compared to 2017, more than 52 counties... More >>
16 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 3:08:00 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
CLAYTON (AP) — A law enforcement veteran of three decades will take over as interim director of the department that... More >>
16 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 3:07:00 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - A man accused in the 2017 death of Leon Wilder in Audrain County pleaded guilty Monday ahead of... More >>
19 hours ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 12:01:37 PM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Police responded to a report of shots fired on Boyd Lane late Sunday night. The Columbia Police... More >>
1 day ago Monday, April 22 2019 Apr 22, 2019 Monday, April 22, 2019 12:08:00 AM CDT April 22, 2019 in News
MOBERLY - Officers arrested a Moberly man for allegedly stabbing someone Sunday. Moberly police said officers found a man... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, April 21 2019 Apr 21, 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:05:00 PM CDT April 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Columbia police said the right lane of U.S. 63 northbound n ear t he Broadway exit was shut... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, April 21 2019 Apr 21, 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:17:00 PM CDT April 21, 2019 in News
(CNN) -- At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in a series of bomb blasts that hit... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, April 21 2019 Apr 21, 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2019 1:18:00 PM CDT April 21, 2019 in News
KANSAS CITY — Authorities say officers responded to a brawl involving up to 300 teenagers at the Worlds of Fun... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, April 21 2019 Apr 21, 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:39:00 PM CDT April 21, 2019 in News
WINONA — Visitors to a conservation area in southern Missouri could soon have more acreage to explore along the Jacks... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, April 21 2019 Apr 21, 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:31:00 PM CDT April 21, 2019 in News
KANSAS CITY — A Kansas City artist has been selected to create statue of former President Harry Truman for display... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, April 21 2019 Apr 21, 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2019 12:13:00 PM CDT April 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - Columbia will host a litter pickup from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Flat Branch Park. ... More >>
1 day ago Sunday, April 21 2019 Apr 21, 2019 Sunday, April 21, 2019 8:28:00 AM CDT April 21, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - A comic convention brought comic fans and beer enthusiasts together for an afternoon of fun Saturday. STL... More >>
2 days ago Saturday, April 20 2019 Apr 20, 2019 Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:54:00 PM CDT April 20, 2019 in News
COLUMBIA - The Jay Dix's Challenge to Cure 5K and 10K on Saturday raised around $8,000 for the Ellis Fischel... More >>
2 days ago Saturday, April 20 2019 Apr 20, 2019 Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:32:00 PM CDT April 20, 2019 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 54°
8am 52°
9am 53°
10am 55°
11am 57°