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Utica Community Food Bank to give away free prom dresses

By By EMMA WRIGHT

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It is no secret that going to the prom can get pricey, but the Utica Community Food Bank says they don't want a financial pinch to keep local girls from enjoying their special prom night.

The Food Bank already gives clothes away to anyone in need, so they decided to take it a step further. Over the past few weeks, the Food Bank has been collecting prom gowns and now have more than 100 gowns and a few pairs of shoes to give away.

The giveaway will happen Saturday, April 3 from 11 a.m. tol 3 p.m. at the Utica Community Food Bank, at 112 Bleecker Street.

The dresses are free to anyone in need, no questions asked. The Food Bank wants to give away all 100 dresses on Saturday.

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