OWINGS MILLS, Md. (WJZ) — It’s that time of year — prom season is around the corner and in Baltimore County, they’ve collected some formal wear for teens in need.
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The 19 Baltimore County Public Library branches have been collecting formal clothing and accessories for prom season for the past month.
“We were shocked and stunned by the number of donations that we received,” library spokeswoman Erica Palmisano said. “The generosity has been unbelievable.”
As of Thursday, the library had collected 932 prom dresses, sizes 0 to 20+, 200+ suits, 200+ pairs of shoes and large amounts of accessories, including earrings, clutches, necklaces, wraps, ties and more.
“Some of these articles of clothing still have the price tag on them,” Palmisano said.READ MORE: The Ravens Gambled And It Cost Them
On Saturday, Prom Closet will offer free clothes to teens going to prom, Palmisano also said.
The library is giving away prom dresses, accessories and shoes, along with ties and suits to teens who can’t afford to buy them on their own.
The event runs from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the branch in Owings Mills and a big crowd is expected.
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