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Closet gears up for proms

The Enterprise

It’s prom season, and Drexel H. Foundation’s Formal Closet program is ready to help teens look their best.

The Closet offers tuxes and more than 300 free formal dresses for teens. It is available to anyone who wants a free outfit and can pledge to volunteer skills or time in exchange to help Drexel’s many programs.

The project hails back to 2014, when Hannah Bates gathered new and used short-styled dresses as part of her senior project. The program continues to grow, according to Sandijean Fuson, Drexel Foundation president.

“We have received many brand new dresses recently from commercial prom shops & consignment stores. It is great to share this . . .