Goodwill Fort Worth to Host Prom Pop Up Shop

WHO:  High school students seeking prom dresses and formal wear.

WHAT:  Goodwill Fort Worth will host a Good Pop: The Pop Up Shop event on Friday, March 23 from 4-8 p.m. at their Altamesa Blvd. location. Formal wear including prom dresses will be sold for $5, $10, $15 or $20 each with the goal of making prom affordable for all students regardless of their financial situation. All merchandise was donated at Goodwill locations in the greater Fort Worth area and hand-selected for the event.

The sale will feature free refreshments for shoppers, giveaways including free hair and makeup styling for prom and a personal shopping consultant to help students pick a look.

As with all purchases at Goodwill Fort Worth, revenue from the sale of donated goods goes to fund Goodwill’s mission of providing jobs and job training for individuals with disabilities or disadvantages such as lack of education or work experience, at-risk youth, veterans and the homeless.

WHEN:  Friday, March 23, 2018, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

WHERE:  Goodwill – Altamesa Store: 2100 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76134

WHY:  Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

Goodwill Fort Worth’s 23 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission – job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and homelessness. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit www.goodwillfortworth.org.

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