Brides Against Breast Cancer Charity Wedding Gown Sale
09/10/2010

Shopping at a "Brides Against Breast Cancer" event is a great way to find a fabulous wedding gown and save hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars, while making wishes and dreams come true for stage IV / terminal breast cancer patients.

Online PR News – 10-September-2010 – – Staten Island, New York, September 4, 2010 – Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Wedding Gown Sale comes to The Renaissance, 2131 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island on Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 6pm to 10pm, the VIP Night. And for general sales on Friday, October 22, 2010 from 10am to 8pm and Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 10am to 6pm. Brides Against Breast Cancer, a fundraising division of the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation, holds charity wedding gown sales in dozens of cities across the nation every year. This will be the first year that this renowned charity event will be hosted on Staten Island, New York.

Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Gown Sales continue to be important fund-raising events for the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation. Their more than 32 yearly shows provide brides-to-be with an opportunity to find their dream gown at an incredible savings while making wishes and dreams come true for women and men who are losing their fight against breast cancer. The worldwide support of designers, manufacturers, bridal shops and individuals who donate, make possible these Nationwide Tour of Gowns sales. The proceeds from these events help bring a moment of joy into world of someone for whom a cure is too late.

Most gown prices range from $199 to $799, including hundreds of beautiful new name brand and designer gowns valued up to $8,000. In addition, exclusive designer and couture gowns valued up to $20,000 are also available at an incredible 25% to 75% savings. More than half the gowns presented during this event are new designer gowns that arrive directly from designers, manufacturers and bridal retailers.

The Brides Against Breast Cancer Wedding Gown Sale V.I.P. Night will take place on Thursday, October 21st from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Brides and guests will enjoy a hors d’oeuvres, beverages and bridal show with gown sale. Tickets are $40 bride admission; $25 guest admission and can be purchased online at: http://babcstatenisland.eventbrite.com

The general sale days are free admission on Friday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To pre-register online to attend the event on these days, go to: http://makingmemories.org/bride_preregistration.html

Individuals who would like to volunteer at this event can register online at: http://makingmemories.org/registration.html

The Brides Against Breast Cancer program has received more than 50,000 wedding gown donations, with an estimated resale value of over 4 million dollars. This generous endowment is due in part to Making Memories national media coverage, including magazine articles in Redbook, Family Circle, Woman's Day, Martha Stewart’s Winter Wedding, Time, Philanthropy World and Modern Bride, along with appearances on, Oprah Winfrey, CNN, MSNBC, Amanda Lewis and hundreds of television and newspaper interviews.