FHL now collecting dresses for annual Gowns for Girls Event in April

LACONIA — The Faith, Hope and Love Foundation (F.H.L.) is pleased to announce that it is now collecting prom dresses, cocktail dresses and bridesmaid dresses for girls in need of a dress for prom. Dresses will be donated to area girls.

Dresses must be in good condition,  less than 10 years old, formal in style and ready to wear. Dresses must be free of stains, tears or visible damage.

Those who would like to donate a dress or dresses, can drop them off at one of the following locations by Friday April 11: The Pemi Youth Center in Plymouth, SunDay's Salon and Spa in Laconia, Dressbarn at the Tanger Outlets in Tilton, The Barn Doggie Daycare in New Durham, Divine Inspirations in Meredith and the Somersworth and Nashua YMCA during club hours.

The F.H.L will be holding their Annual Gowns for Girls Event on Saturday April 12, at the Meredith Bay Colony in Meredith from 1-4 p.m. (Up from the traffic circle) This is a day for all area young women to pick out prom attire for free that was donated during the dress drive. For more information on the event email co-founder Laura at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The Faith, Hope and Love Foundation was founded in 2006 by Laura Brusseau and Jessica Dutille and strives to bring hope to children and youth in need. The Foundation has given out over $20,000 to children and youth as well as collected thousands of dresses for young women. For more information on The Faith, Hope and Love Foundation, visit www.faithhopeandlovefoundation.org or follow them on facebook.