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175 kids with special needs get the full prom experience

175 kids with special needs get the full prom experience


MAKEUP FOR PROM QUEENS… TO SHOE SHINES AND BOUTENIRS FOR PROM KINGS. IT’S BEYOND IMPRESSIVE TO SEE THIS ALL STARTED AS AN IDEA FOR A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR PROJECT. AN EVENING TO TREASURE PROVED TO BE JUST THAT… AS PROM KINGS AND QUEENS DIDNT MISS A BEAT ON THE DANCE FLOOR. LAUREN VOORHEES 2424 IM JUST HAVING FUN WITH MY FRIENDS AND HAVING A GOOD TIME. MIGUEL BENITEZ/HONORED GUEST 22:56 MY FAVORITE PART IS DANCING LILI BOURGEOIS SPARKLES EVEN WITHOUT THE GLITTER HAIRSPRAY SHE ADDED TO HER HAIR-DO. SHE SAYS DANCING WITH HER FRIENDS IS ONE OF HER FAVORITE HOBBIES … SO SHE COULDNT MISS THE OPPORTUNITY TO CUT A RUG AT PROM. LILI STARTED HER EVENING TO TREASURE GETTING DOLLED UP… HAIR MAKEUP AND NO OUTFIT IS COMPLETE WITH OUT A TIARA AND ACCESSORIES. THE PICTURE PERFECT EVENING DIDN’T END THERE… SHE AND HER NEW BUDDIES ROLLED TO PROM IN STYLE. GUEST TURNED VOLUNTEER ALEX SCHEFFEY SAYS HE PLANS TO HELP OUT AS LONG AS HE CAN. AN EVENING TO TREASURE FOUNDER TATIANA FREELAND STARTED THE EVENT TWO YEARS AGO WHILE ATTENDING MINARETS HIGH. SINCE THEN THE EVENT HAS FLOURISHED EVEN SECURING NON PROFIT STATUS. NOW A GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY STUDENT, TATIANA WORKS REMOTELY WITH THE HELP OF FAMILY AD FRIENDS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE FREE EVENT. BECAUSE OF THE DINNER SET UP FOR PARENTS, THIS NIGHT ALSO SERVED AS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR FAMILIES, WITH SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN, TO COME TOGETHER. THE NON PROFIT IS ALWAYS ACCEPTING DONATIONS, WE’LL HAVE A LINK TO THEIR PAGE ON OUR WEBSITE AND MOBILE APPS. IN STUDIO VANESSA VASCONCELOS ABC30 ACTION NEWS.

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