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Becca's Closet offering prom dresses to girls in need

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Even though it's only February, teens around the area are gearing up for prom season. However, for those who may not be able to afford the fancy dresses and accessories that go along with it, Becca's Closet is here to help.

The boutique, located at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, will officially open on Saturday, March 9. It distributes formalwear free of charge to girls who would not otherwise be able to attend prom or other special events.

Becca's Closet features dresses, shoes, and accessories, and takes donations that are clean and in good condition. Plus-size dresses and short gowns are especially needed.

You can donate at the following locations:

  • Christ Lutheran Church, 425 Riverside Road, Belvidere, 9 am-noon, M-F
  • Grace Lutheran Church, 343 Grand Avenue, Loves Park, 9 am-3 pm, M-F
  • Harlem Roscoe Fire Station, 10544 Main Street, Roscoe, 8 am-4 pm, M-F
  • Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1829 N. Rockton Avenue, Rockford, 8 am-4 pm, M-Th
  • Machesney Park Village Hall, 300 Machesney Park Road, Machesney Park, 8 am-4:30 pm, M-F
  • The Postal Shoppe, 1643 N. Alpine Road, Rockford, 8 am-6:30 pm, M-F, 8 am-4 pm, Sat; 
  • The Postal Shoppe, 2205 S. Perryville Road, Rockford, 8 am-6:30 pm, M-F, 9 am-4 pm, Sat. 
  • Zion Lutheran Church, 1300 Pearl Street, Belvidere, 8 am-4pm, M-Th

The boutique gave away 550 dresses last year. Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd is located at 1829 North Rockton Avenue in Rockford, and Becca's Closet is open from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through May 11.

Becca's Closet is operated by Lutheran Ministries and the Auburn High School Key Club.

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