The Cascades Country Club in Tyler will be holding their first ever Breakfast at Tiffany's themed prom for youth in foster care this week.
The BCFS Tyler Transition Center is partnering with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services to host the event on Saturday, March 7. Justice of the Peace Quincy Beavers has donated the use of the La Cava ballroom at the Cascades Country Club and has also donated the food which appropriately will be breakfast food such as scrambled eggs, bacon, and all the fixings.
BCFS also coordinated a donation drive for girl’s prom dresses, shoes and accessories called Project Cinderella, to equip young ladies in foster care to attend the event dressed to the nines. Men’s Wearhouse in Tyler will cover most of the cost of tuxedo rentals for each young man in foster care who wants to attend the prom.
"We are still needing the community's support with sending in dresses, accessories, and shoes," said BCFS program directr Carla McCalope. "Donations would benefit future events as well."
To donate gently-used girls’ formalwear to Project Cinderella, please call the BCFS Tyler Transition Center at (903) 526-0882.
BCFS’ Tyler Transition Center serves youth in and aging out of foster care, as well as other young adults facing challenges like homelessness, poverty, or those recovering from physical and emotional abuse. The center is a “one-stop-stop” that provides counseling, case management, and assistance with education, employment, housing location and medical care.