HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Project Graduation volunteers will be selling prom dresses on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Hillsborough High School Atrium.
Several hundreds dresses will be available, with prices less than $100. All of the dresses are donated.
For the past 30 years, volunteers have been organizing the dress sale as well as several other events during the year to raise money for the annual post-graduation party that is held at Dave & Buster's in the Franklin Mills Mall in Pennsylvania.
Several hundred students are expected to attend. Project Graduation pays for the transportation to the mall and all expenses. Average cost per student is $75-$80. The fund raising goal each of the past several years has been $40,000.
The program provides graduating high school seniors with a free and safe alternative to “party hopping” on the night of graduation.
Activities include arcade,bowling, pool tables, a magic show and psychic, air brush tattoos and cariacature pictures.
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Adult chaperones travel with the entourage and supervise the night's activities.
Youth Services of Hillsborough is the sponsor of the Project Graduation activities.
“Our community believes in the good work and the mission of Project Graduation,” said Karen
Bingert, principal of Hillsborough High School. “Knowing our students are safely creating one
more night of memories together as a class is a fantastic way to cap off what, for some, is 13
years of school together.”