a rack of formal dresses

Sound Bites: Detroit Parks and Rec Department hosts prom dress giveaway

Recreation instructor Lisa Cunningham says the event helps young girls "be glamorous and affordable" for formal events

In this episode of Sound Bites, The Neighborhoods went to Islandview Village for the Glam Dolls Dress Giveaway at Butzel Recreation Center.

Recreation instructor Lisa Cunningham said that the dress drive was a way to help young girls be "glamorous and affordable" for formal events.

"It teaches you to pay it forward. You're recycling, you're being earth-friendly," she said. "Why not pay it forward to help a young person who's going to prom?"

Scroll through photos from the event below and listen to more clips from the event here.

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