BETHLEHEM, Pa. — “I have been trying ahead to this my whole life,” says Elizabeth Shaw, a Senior at Parkland.
Promenade is true across the nook.
And each teen has that dream costume in thoughts. However the worth of that dream costume will be … properly … form of a nightmare.
The YWCA of Bethlehem is a nonprofit group all about empowering ladies, so stepping in to assist excessive schoolers discover that excellent robe for a great worth, was a no brainer.
“This occasion is a good way for us to provide again to younger ladies who might not be ready to expertise promenade in a method they wish to,” says Annmarie Supinski, Pop Up Promenade Committee member.
The YWCA of Bethlehem hosted a POP-UP-PROM store at ArtsQuest Saturday, showcasing round 1500 clothes, priced pretty for individuals who wish to look fairly, however not spend a reasonably penny.
“We heard about this we figured we would give it a shot see if we discovered something,” says Lisa Lance, a mother of a highschool senior.
Highschool juniors and seniors had the chance to pick out two clothes for $20 complete, together with equipment of their selection, freed from cost.
And due to the assistance of volunteers, native companies, and donations, these highschoolers get to not solely expertise promenade day, however get to do it in fashion.
“This yr it is gonna be an actual promenade that we get to expertise,” says Gabrielle Lance, a senior at Whitehall Excessive College.
“I am actually excited, I needed to get one thing to match my mates, we’re gonna go collectively,” says Elizabeth Shaw, a Senior at Parkland.
“We’re excited, it will be our final one collectively so we’re excited,” says Shayla Dowdy, a Whitehall Highschool Senior.