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RACINE — Free prom dresses are available to prom-goers in the Greater Racine area through the Belle of the Ball dress boutique.

The Belle of the Ball organization was founded in 2006 by Krystyna Sarrazin to assist young women who do not have the financial means to purchase a prom dress, according to an article previously posted online on the Racine County Eye.

Express Employment Professionals – Racine & Kenosha is continuing their partnership with the nonprofit to help assist students by helping them find formal wear for free for prom.

Contributions made by community members provide prom dresses and accessories that then become available to the public free of charge.

2023 Belle of the Ball

This year’s event is located at the Recon Warehouse, 212 4th St. in Racine.

March 259 a.m. – 4 p.m.
March 2611 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The 2023 Belle of the Ball schedule

RSVP information

If you plan on attending Belle of the Ball, please use the following button to RSVP.

Belle of the Ball 2023

Accepting donations

To make this event possible, donations are needed.

What’s accepted?

  • Prom dresses
  • Shoes
  • Accessories (jewelry, hair accouterments, etc.)
  • Shaving creams
  • Razors
  • Body sprays
  • Lotions
  • Brushes
  • Nail files
  • Soaps
  • Deodorants

Donations can be dropped off at 1300 S. Green Bay Road, Suite 200 in Racine, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Belle of the Ball 2023
Dresses from last year’s event. – Credit: Belle of the Ball Facebook page
Belle of the Ball 2023
More dresses from last year’s event. – Credit: Belle of the Ball Facebook page


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