Get The Kids to Prom

$7,499 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 145 people in 1 month
One night while I was sitting home I overheard my brother Patrick; a senior at West Haven High School in Special Education talking to some of his buddies about going to prom. My brother had his phone on speaker so I was able to hear what him and his friends were talking about. Some of them said they don't have the money to go, and some their parents do not have cars to even be able to make it to get fitted for a tuxedo. This honestly broke my heart to hear, as I know my brother has gone to school with most of these kids since preschool. They just want to make one last memory with each other before they graduate. I don't want to do this just for Pat and his friends, but all of the Special Education students who are seniors and attend West Haven High.  There are about 42 boys and girls who are seniors in Special Education and nothing would be better than to help those students out and get them to prom. 

My goal is to raise enough (approximately $10,000) so all these kids can have the time of their life and one last memory of high school with some of their best friends. I also would like to be able to get someone in and size all the boys up for their tuxedos at the school, and pay for them to rent them, get them all corsages and boutonnieres, buy all their prom tickets ($65 each), and get them either limos or a party bus.

Any dresses that you wish to donate can be brought in to West Haven High.

I have already talked to the school, and any money left over will go towards Blue and White Up All Night, a substance free celebration put on by the school for all the students who graduated. 

I would like to meet our goal by May 3rd.

For anyone that donates I thank you so much, as seeing a smile on these kids faces would make this something very special.
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Hello everyone, I️ just want to thank everybody for the ongoing support. As of now we have raised $6,900. GoFundMe also donated $500 which is also pretty awesome. I️ am just waiting on the exact number of kids going from the school and the ball will completely get rolling.

Camillos Tuxedo Specialist is offering half priced Tuxedo Rentals, as well as coming in and fitting all the kids.

Fitzgerald Florist is offering us all the corsages and boutonnieres

Still waiting to hear back from Hys.

I just want to thank everybody, this truly does mean a lot.
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I want to thank everyone for the on going support. Some quick updates though

Camillos in Orange is giving us half price Tuxedo Rentals

Fitzgerald Flowers is donating all flowers for free

Bailey Middle School is doing a hat day on Friday and all money raised will be donated.

I am still looking to see what I can get for transportation to and from the prom. Any ideas you can message me.

My plan is also this Friday to come in and tell the kids everything is paid for their prom.

Any ideas or suggestions feel free to message me
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Hey guys quick update, Camillos Tuxedo Specialist has offered to come in and measure all the kids and half price for all. We can not thank them enough for this generous donation. Thank you again for all that donated and for those who have shared this.
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Hey everyone I just want to say thank you for the support. We are almost halfway there and I️t hasn’t even been 24 hours. Thank you so much
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Dana Soderberg
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Kristie DeLuca
21 days ago
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Thomas Mccudden
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