Prom dress event benefits APS clothing bank

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque high school girls will now have a place to pick out prom dresses.

A runway show was held to benefit Albuquerque Public School’s clothing bank. The event also had food, music and dancing.

There was also a car show that raised funds for the cause.

Admission was free but organizers asked participants to bring gently used prom dresses and tuxes.

Organizers say it is important for teens who can’t afford new school outfits to know they are supported.

This is the third year of the annual event. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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