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Metrocenter Mall Hosts Non-Profit Prom Fair
02.17.2013 11.00AM - 05.00PM
Metrocenter Mall, South Entrance - Phoenix
Charity/Benefit Events


Metrocenter Mall Hosts Non-Profit Prom Fair

Joins Fairy Godmothers Inc. to help girls dress for prom, despite financial hardship!

WHAT          Hosted by Metrocenter mall and organized by non-profit group Fairy Godmothers of AZ, the Metrocenter Prom Fair makes it

affordable for high school junior and senior girls to dress for their prom, regardless of financial hardship. The community event allows students to

shop for and purchase a new or gently used prom gown for $10, and accessories for $2 to $6.

WHEN        Saturday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 16 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  Sunday, Feb. 17 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE      Metrocenter Mall, South Entrance

                  9617 N. Metro Parkway West, Phoenix, Arizona 85051

                  (West of Interstate 17 between Peoria and Dunlap Roads)

HOW            • No appointment necessary, but selection and appointments are first come, first served.

                    • Open to high school junior and senior girls ONLY with a valid student ID.

                    • After signing into the event, students are assigned a “personal shopper” to assist with

                    the selection of their gown and accessories, and final purchase.

                    • All purchases are cash only.

MORE        Gowns are provided by generous retail partners and designers such as David's Bridal and Alfred Angelo Bridal. Gowns are also being

collected locally through official Gown Drives, such as those   

                      organized by the Glendale Union High School District. Members of the community can also drop off gowns at the Metrocenter

Guest Services Desk during regular mall hours. For more details on   

                      donating a gown, visit www.fairygodmothersinc.com/donate. To volunteer as a Prom Fair Personal Shopper or to otherwise assist

with the event, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


About Fairy Godmothers

Fairy Godmothers helps provide a special experience for high school girls whose financial situations would otherwise preclude them from attending their prom.Since its founding, the organization has dressed more than 10,000 young ladies through chapters in Arizona, Delaware, Florida, New York and Virginia. For more information visit www.fairycodmothersinc.com.

About Metrocenter

Built in 1973, Metrocenter totals 1.3 million square feet and is home to more than 125 retailers and department stores, including Dillard’s, Macy’s, Sears and Harkins Theatres. Enhanced by a $32 million renovation in 2007, the mall features revitalized common spaces, food court, security systems, children’s area and a new community room. In January 2012, the mall was purchased by New York-based Carlyle Development Group (CDG), an expert in repositioning under-valued real estate assets. CDG is now actively stabilizing and marketing the mall to new vendors and uses, with a goal of transforming the Phoenix retail landmark into a multi-faceted, mixed-use environment for shopping, dining and family entertainment. For more, visit www.metrocentermall.com or www.carlyle-usa.com.