• Our 2019 Formalwear Community Sale is Happening Saturday, March 30th

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    If you are one of the many people that has been purging their closet Marie Kondo-style, you probably have a number of formal + party dresses you’re dying to give away. Fortunately, Hoboken Girl Helps’ third annual Prom and Formalwear Dress Drive wants to take those items off your hands — all for a good cause. The event will be on March 30th, 2019 at the Multi Service Center in Hoboken {located on 124 Grand Street} on the 1st floor in the Senior Activities Center. Read on to find out more about this year’s formalwear drive and community sale, and where to drop off your giveaway items to be a part of the sale. 

    formalwear drive 2019

    Between TODAY and March 28th, 2019 we are accepting:

    – Bridesmaid dresses

    – Long gowns

    – Other new or gently-used formal wear

    – Men’s tuxes {must be a full suit set}

    – Men’s shoes {formalwear only}

    – Men’s bowties/ties

    – Formal jewelry {please put jewelry in Ziploc bags when dropping off and use hangers for dresses}

    – NEW cosmetics

    – NEW hair/nail products

    – Clothing racks and hangers

    THE COLLECTION:

    Items for collection will be accepted NOW through March 28th, 2019 at the following locations:

    WestSide Realty Group {1201 Grand Street in Hoboken} from 11:00AM-6:00PM Monday-Friday and 10:00AM-12:00PM Saturday and Sunday

    JaneDO {720 Monroe Street in Hoboken at their studio}

    Galatea {1224 Washington Street in Hoboken} from 12:00-7:00PM Tuesday-Friday, 11:00AM-6:00PM Saturday, and 12:00PM-5:00PM Sunday

    Athleta {316 Washington Street in Hoboken} from 10:00AM-8:00PM Monday-Thursday, 10:00AM-7:00PM Friday

    Boutique Realty Hoboken {537 Garden Street in Hoboken} from 10AM-5PM Monday-Saturday

    Boutique Realty Jersey City {215 Newark Avenue} from 10:00AM-7:00PM Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM Saturday, and 11:00AM-5:00PM Sunday

    World Of Wonder Daycare Center {133 Harrison Street} from 7:00AM-6:30PM Monday-Friday

    THE SALE: March 30th, 2019

    The collected items will then be set up at the Multi-Service Center — 1st floor, a different room than last year FYI— on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 for a sale. The event is open to the public.

    Dresses will be for sale for $5, jewelry is $3 per item, and makeup products are $1 each. Come shop!

    All of the money raised will be sent to Suits / Dress for Success, a non-profit dedicated to assisting adults in finding jobs. Hoboken resident and stylist Tiffany Piñero will be at the event to help shoppers find the perfect outfit.

    Anyone interesting in volunteering on March 30th, 2019 or helping to collect items for donation from the drop-off locations on March 29th should email hobokengirlteam@gmail.com.

    We need a good portion of volunteers day-of, so please get in touch. It takes a village! {And of course, come shop either way – last year there were so many great items!}

    Looking to spread the word?

    Share this link with family, friends, and Facebook friends, etc.— better yet, post a picture of your own prom dress or formal dress with the following caption:

    Sharing my prom[or bridesmaid] pic to raise awareness for Suits for Success of Hudson County and @HobokenGirlBlog’s charity formalwear drive 👗 If you’ve been #MarieKondo-ing your closet and have donations of bridesmaid dresses, long gowns, other new or gently-used formal wear, formal jewelry, NEW cosmetics, NEW hair/nail products, Men’s suits — please drop them off at the following locations: @janedo #Hoboken, @westsiderealtygroup,  @athleta #Hoboken, @galateahoboken, and @boutiquerealtynj in #Hoboken or #JerseyCity | Head to HobokenGirl.com for more details!

    See more photos from last year’s drive and sale:

    hoboken girl formal wear drive

    hoboken girl formal wear drive

    hoboken girl formal wear drive

    For more questions about donations or volunteering, email us at hobokengirlteam@gmail.com. 

     


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