NEW YORK — Whereas promenade may be thrilling for a lot of highschool college students, the price of getting dressed may be annoying, however a whole lot of teenagers within the Bronx have had that stress taken away.
As CBS2’s Nick Caloway reviews, they will be capable of have a good time the large night time free of charge.
Numerous center and highschool college students stopped by a dance tent within the basement of the Covenant Church of the Promised Land to decorate for the large night time.
“I really feel good. Sure, I really feel good. I really feel superb,” stated Angel Millan, an eighth grader.
There have been a whole lot of fits and clothes to select from, all donated and for a similar worth: free.
The Bronx District Legal professional’s Workplace, together with Bronx Vogue Week, put collectively the promenade tent, all about empowering youth.
“That is extra than simply freely giving a garment,” stated Flora Montes of Bronx Vogue Week. “If you put one thing on, you be ok with your self, your shallowness, your confidence.”
The garments could also be free, however the college students’ response: priceless.
“I discovered one thing that matches me very properly. And it is good. So sure, I am very blissful,” stated eighth-grader Margarita Capitia.
Twelfth grader Ada Marie Burgos selected two clothes, one for promenade and one for commencement.
“I actually prefer it. And I wish to say ‘thanks,'” he stated.
After promenade, college students can return the garments for another person to put on subsequent 12 months, or they will hold them.