The second annual “Take This Dress To Heart” fashion show and dress sale is set for 2 p.m. May 3 at Mountlake Terrace High School, with all proceeds benefiting the Heart of Edmonds School District and Community Heart Safe Project. Money raised at the event will go toward providing automated external defibrillators to more than 34 schools in the Edmonds School District.
Donations of more than 500 new and gently used dresses, evening gowns and formal wear will be modeled by teen girls and their moms. After the fashion show, attendees will have their chance to try on and purchase their favorite apparel, with dresses priced as low as $25.
Organizers say they will continue to accept dress donations right up until the day of the event. For more information on how to donate dresses or reserve/purchase tickets to the event, visit www.heartofedmondsprojectsd.org or call Holly Casper at 425-772-7250.
The event will also feature 20-plus vendors on site just in time for Mother’s Day, prom and graduation. Win $250 in credit plus raffle prizes from local area vendors selling purses, jewelry, make-up, massages, specialty chocolatesand Mother’s Day Baskets.
The “Take This Dress To Heart” event was inspired by Matthew Truax, a 16-year-old Meadowdale High School student who died of sudden cardiac arrest on Sept. 13, 2013.
Tickets to attend the event are $10 for adults and free for students. Purchase tickets and register online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/take-this-dress-to-heart-fashion-show-dress-sale-tickets-16381216660.