Write To Me Foundation Incorporated

Celebrating 16 Years

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PromRack was established  to address the issues of children in the foster care system needing attention on rite to passage experiences. Due to the generosity of the Central Texas communities, PROMRACK was extended throughout Central Texas.  


PROMRack provides free prom dresses to high school girls in the Central Texas area. PROMRack is more than just a dress. It's a powerful personal experience for each student who attends. 


Community volunteers ensure that each student is pampered in a personal shopping day that transforms the student internally as well as the beauty of a dress. 





Find out more

Donate Treasures to PROMRack

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Prom Rack welcomes donations of short and long formal dresses less than 3 years old, just like you see in the stores.  We especially need dresses 0-4, 16-22 and 24 +

We also collect evening shoes, handbags and jewelry.  Drop off donations at any Westbank Dry Cleaning  year round. You may also drop off donations at The Department of Family Protective Services by calling 512 900-7827.

Locations

Volunteer

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Volunteers are the salt of the earth

The salt of the earth is referred to as a person or group that is regarded as genuine, unpretentious, and morally sound. This is the description of PROMRack volunteers!  

This is an opportunity to meet some amazing young people and the best volunteers on the planet. 


If you are volunteering for the 9:30 - 1:30 morning session, please email Brenda Jones, Brenda.jones@dfps.state.tx.us for a required background form.   

The last day for submission is March 23, 2019.

Volunteer

Sign Up March 1, 2019

PROMRack 2019 - Boutique Day

Saturday, April 6th, 1:30-6:00 pm Lanier Early College High School, Austin, TX

This year registration on our Eventbrite  page will be required to attend.  The signup link will be active March 1, 2019. 


  • Students MUST be accompanied by an adult and have a school ID and be 14-21. 
  • Must be registered on Eventbrite and present ticket at registration.
  • Students will line up and be admitted according to their group numbers.
  • Dressing rooms are limited so please come in tights or clothing that will allow to try on dresses on top of clothing.
  • If you are an AISD student and  would like to use district transportation on the day of the event, more information is included in the Eventbrite signup.


Questions? urfreetodreamby1@gmail.com

1201 Payton Gin Road, Austin, Texas 78758, United States

Our History

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How We Got Started

In 2003, with the hope of helping just a handful of girls in foster care attend their school proms, The Prom Princess Project was started by a girl who had also experienced life in foster care. In 2005, Gigi Edwards Bryant added the program to the Write To Me Foundation and changed the name to PROMRack. The more general name allowed  our organization to incorporate an event for boys in foster care. From 2005-2010, the event was hosted at The Four Seasons in Austin, TX. We were blessed by their community outreach, generosity, amazing staff and Chef Elmar Prambs. We've moved locations over the years to try to reach different groups of students in the community, but our mission has always remained the same....to provide important rite of passage experiences to youth in the Austin/Central Texas community.


PromRack is a 501c3 that provides prom dresses to youth in the Austin/Central Texas area. 

PROMRack Provides Free Prom Dresses in Austin and Central Texas