EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSAnnual Sale Benefits Domestic Violence Shelter
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Reported by: Dave Benton
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Aug. 26, 2013 9:52 AM EDT
Updated: Aug. 26, 2013 10:15 AM EDT
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
An area domestic violence shelter helped get local teens get dolled up, while benefiting the organization.
"Dresses for Domestic Peace" was a one-day dress sale hosted Sunday by Branches Domestic Violence Shelter and True Blue Salon in Huntington.
The sale supports the availability of formal dresses to local teens and in addition, supports Branches & Branches' Safe Dates Program.
Girls were able to purchase the formal gowns for as little as $25.
"It feels good to help so many people in one day," Amanda Weis McComas with Branches Domestic Violence Shelter said. "We are helping his kids to do homecoming or prom and victims of domestic violence as well, so its a win,win for everybody"
This year, Branches was able to offer even more brand new dresses for sale thanks to Yellow Brick Road formals of Huntington.
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