Bridal Sale To Support Breast Cancer Awareness

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Staff Report

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) will be presenting a Designer Bridal Gown Extravaganza Sale on Saturday, November 10 at the Delaware State Fair Grounds in Harrington to benefit the organization and their commitment to increasing breast cancer awareness throughout the state of Delaware. This unique event will feature over 700 donated bridal gowns for sale at drastically discounted prices with all proceeds benefiting DBCC’s programs and services in Delaware and the surrounding communities. This one-day sale, which is free and open to the public, will begin held from 9 to 6 pm.

The gowns, which have been donated to DBCC by manufacturers, bridal shops and brides, will all be priced at $100. The sale will include couture and exclusive designer wedding gowns valued up to $10,000, which will be sold at a very small fraction of their original retail prices. Gowns are of assorted styles and designers and range from sizes 2 to 32.

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition held a Designer Bridal Gown Sale earlier this year in March at the Sheraton Wilmington South. During this three-day sale, hundreds of brides found their wedding gowns.

“We had so many brides find their wedding gowns and they were thrilled with the price,” said Caitlin Dalik, Public Affairs Coordinator for DBCC. “And brides were so supportive of the cause and expressed how happy they were that the proceeds were going to a great cause.”

“DBCC’s Designer Bridal Gown Sale is truly a community effort,” explains Vicky Cooke, DBCC’s Executive Director. “Designers, bridal shops and brides from across the country have donated wedding gowns to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.”

The funds raised through this sale will be used to expand DBCC’s programs in Delaware and the surrounding communities to increase breast cancer awareness, promote the importance of early detection, provide access to mammograms and support and resources to women and men who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

The address of the State Fair Grounds is 18500 South DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE 19952. The sale will be held in Dover Building on the fairgrounds. All sales will be cash or credit card only. Free parking is available at the fairgrounds. For more information about the sale, please visit www.debreastcancer.org/brides or call 1-866-312-DBCC and choose extension 10. For volunteer opportunities at the sale, please contact Kelly Kershaw at 302-778-1102 ext. 10 or kkershaw@debreastcancer.org.