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.
Thank you to all our volunteers and the Camille's Closet Chair for another successful year!
2015 Camille's Closet Chair: Zakiyyah Mandisa-Drummond
||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.
Donated dresses, shoes, and accessories were dropped off at several locations between February 23 and March 20.
Young ladies received a prom dress during one of our shopping days held on April 7 and April 21 at the GYC Office, 501 Yanceyville St.
Interested in Volunteering?
Volunteers sorted, hung, and organized donated items prior to shopping days. On Shopping Days, volunteers assisted with registration, served as Prom Dress Consultants, and managed the check out area.
2015 Partners and Sponsors
Margie Motsinger-Cheshire Center, Diamond Life Concerts, Dudley Cosmetology University, Plants and Answer Florist, Lovely Nails, Clemmons Florist, and all of our community collection sites.
For more information or to receive a dress, call 336-373-2734 or e-mail us.
(Please note dates and times are subject to change.)