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Every spring, thousands of students across the country celebrate a rite of passage: PROM.

Established in 2005, Operation PROM is a national 501 c 3 nonprofit organization that helps low-income students attend their Proms by providing free Prom dresses and tuxedos. Operation PROM provides resources, opportunity and mentoring to at-risk teens,those who are homeless, sick, or disabled.

To date, Operation PROM has helped thousands of students across the U.S. attend their Prom at little or no cost. To request a free Prom dress or tuxedo, students must be recommended by their guidance counselor and meet the requirements such as a financial need, and the student should be passing all of their classes.

100% of Operation PROM’s staff is made up volunteers. No one at Operation PROM takes a salary.

Operation PROM is partnered with several community organizations, including departments of Social Services, churches, and hospitals.