The Brides Project is now accepting donations!

Please see below for donation drop-off times and read our COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols prior to donating.

Interested in donating your bridal gown? Great!

First, a few things you should know:

  • We enjoy receiving bridal gowns from all over the country. No bridesmaid/mother-of-the-bride dresses, please
  • We accept bridal gowns from 2016 or newer (in other words, gowns designed within the last five years)
  • We accept accessories such as belts, sashes, veils, headpieces, jewelry, and jackets. No crinolines or undergarments, please

Ready to donate? Here’s how:

Non-Local Donations:

  1. Take the gown out of any box it may currently be in
  2. Roll the gown as tight as you can and place it in a pillow case (or something comparable)
  3. Place the rolled-up gown in a shipping box
  4. Complete this donation form*
  5. Place donation form and gown in box
  6. Send box to:

Cancer Support
Community of Greater Ann Arbor

Attn: The Brides Project
2010 Hogback Rd, Suite 3
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Local Donations:

  1. Take the gown out of any box
  2. Hang gown in bag
  3. Complete this donation form*
  4. Drop off gown and form at our shop location between the following hours:
    Wednesdays 6 – 6:30 pm
    Saturdays 11 – 11:30 am
    (no appointment necessary)

The Brides Project
1677 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

There is a small administrative cost to The Brides Project and the Cancer Support Community to process each donated gown. We kindly encourage a donation of $25 to cover these costs.

Within a month, you will receive a letter confirming that we have received your gown and containing your tax receipt. If you have any questions, please email us at donate@thebridesproject.org

Are you a bridal shop or designer wanting to donate? Amazing!

We love receiving discontinued samples or overstock direct from bridal salons and designers. All donations are tax-deductible and all profits raised directly funds programs for individuals impacted by cancer. We truly appreciate your support!

To donate bridal gowns, veils or accessories in bulk, please email donate@thebridesproject.org for more information.