July 15, 2009
Brides Against Breast Cancer” Charity Gown Sale Comes to Miami
Area Brides Help Grant Wishes for Victims of Terminal Breast Cancer
Where: Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive
When: Sunday, July 26, 2009, 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to granting last wishes for adults suffering from Stage IV breast cancer, has received thousands of wedding gowns for its “Brides Against Breast Cancer” Nationwide Tour of Gowns.
On Sunday, July 26, the Tour comes to Miami with a truckload of wedding gowns in sizes 2 to 44. Most are new gowns donated by the bridal industry. Others are gifts from individuals. The selection includes hundreds of current styles from well-known designers and manufacturers at unbelievably low prices. Most are 40% to 75% below retail, ranging from $99 to $799 for values to $3,500. Designer and Couture bridals valued to $8,000 are not priced above $2,499. Veils and accessories will also be offered.
BRIDAL GOWN FASHION SHOW
A unique opportunity to purchase gowns directly off runway models will occur during a feature bridal fashion show at Perfect Wedding Guide Summer Bridal Show Extravaganza also at Miami Beach Convention Center on July 26 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. The fashion show will take place at 3:30 pm. Admission to Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show is $7 for brides, $5 for guests. Admission to the Charity Bridal Gown Sale is free.
Register for PWG bridal show: www.PerfectWeddingGuide.com/Miami.
Register for BABC gown sale: http://makingmemories.org/bride_preregistration.html
Brides on Budgets Support the Cause
In an atmosphere of economic challenges, Brides Against Breast Cancer brings instant help for brides on budgets by providing a unique opportunity to purchase dream dresses at affordable prices while supporting others who are struggling to cope in a time of great sadness. The BABC event is a “win-win” situation for brides, donors and the breast cancer patients who will benefit from this worthy cause.
Every gown purchased at the sale will help Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation to fulfill it’s Mission: To educate and grant wishes for those individuals who are losing the battle against breast cancer.
Foundation Known Nationwide; Honored by Oprah and Others
The Making Memories Foundation and its work has received national coverage from Oprah, MSNBC, Brides Magazine, Redbook, Martha Stewart Weddings, Newsweek, Woman’s Day, Shape magazine and more.
Despite significant advances in research, Breast Cancer remains the number one cancer killer of women between the ages of 15 and , leaving thousands of children without mothers and husbands to raise families alone. There are currently 2.8 million women diagnosed with breast cancer in America and the number is increasing rapidly. Most everyone, a family member or friend, has been touched by breast cancer in some way.
Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation is a recognized non-profit organization under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. For more information please visit our website at www.makingmemories.orgor call 503.491.8091.