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Who: Camille's Closet, a program of the Greensboro Youth Council, is dedicated to collecting new and almost new formal dresses, shoes and accessories to provide them free of charge to Guilford County's high school students who would otherwise be unable to afford them.

What: We provide young ladies with a "shopping" experience and volunteers to help them find their dream dress in a safe and caring environment. 

Donate a new or gently worn formal dress to Camille's Closet for a young lady to make memories in at her prom.

 Dress Drive: February 23 to March 20

 

2015 Camille's Closet Chair: Zakiyyah Mandisa-Drummond

 Zakiyyah  Zakiyyah is a junior at Grimsley High School and this year's Camille's Closet Chair. As chair, she is responsible for coordinating the dress drive, sorting dresses and setting up the store, and managing volunteers. Zakiyyah is also a member of the Grimsley Bowling Club, Human Experience Club, and YamFest Planning Committee. She enjoys reading, photography, and learning different languages.  


Drop-off Locations

Donated dresses, shoes, and accessories may be dropped off at any of our locations between February 23 and March 20. Please check back for additional locations.

  • Greensboro Youth Council - 501 Yanceyville St., Greensboro
  • Cheshire Center - 2500 N. Church St., Greensboro 
  • Sedge Garden United Methodist Church - 794 Sedge Garden Rd., Kernersville

If your business, school, or organization is interested in serving as a drop-off location for Camille's Closet, please complete this form.

Shopping Days

Young ladies wanting to receive a dress for prom can attend one of our shopping days April 7 or April 21 at the GYC Office, 501 Yanceyville St. Shopping times are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. You do not have to register in advance. Please check back for the shopping times. If you have any questions, please contact us at 336-373-2740.

Interested in Volunteering?

GYC needs assistance sorting, hanging, and organizing donated items. Volunteers are also needed on Shopping Days to work registration, serve as Prom Dress Consultants, and manage the check out area.

Please check back for the volunteer sign-up.

2014 Partners and Sponsors: Margie Motsinger-Cheshire Center, Sedge Garden United Methodist Church, Christ United Methodist Church, First Lutheran Church, Jr. Civitan Group at Southeast Guilford High School, Fashion Xcetera at NC A&T State University.

For more information or to receive a dress, call 336-373-2740 or 336-373-4351 or e-mail us.

(Please note dates and times are subject to change.)

Last updated: 2/11/2015 11:14:40 AM